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Bariatric Center

Am I a candidate for bariatric surgery?

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Bariatric Center
UPMC Chautauqua WCA
31 Sherman Street Building, Suite 2500
(directly behind
UPMC Chautauqua WCA)
Jamestown, NY 14701

Telephone:
(716) 485-7870
Fax: (716) 485-7878

Hours:
Monday-Friday
7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Our Bariatric Physician

Galo Grijalva, MD FACS
Board-certified Surgeon

For individuals who remain severely obese after conventional approaches to weight loss such as diet and exercise have failed or for individuals who have an obesity-related disease, surgery may be the best treatment option. For other individuals, however, greater efforts toward weight control such as changes in eating habits, behavior modification, and increasing physical activity, may be more appropriate.

Answering the following questions may help you decide if surgery is right for you: