The Bariatric Center at ETMC Tyler provides surgical
treatments to help morbidly obese patients who face serious health
complications such as high blood pressure, sleep apnea, joint
problems and diabetes. We offer surgical solutions that help change
We perform an average of 270 surgeries per year.
is providing safe, consistent, quality care at ETMC Tyler that
helps enhance and extend the patient's life. With that in mind,
ETMC Tyler has created a multidisciplinary bariatric surgery team
led by Hugh Babineau, MD.
includes nurses, physician specialists, a dietitian and
other support personnel who assist patients before and after
in weight-loss surgery are patient-focused and utilize the
specialized skills and equipment that help assure successful
outcomes and positive long-term results in all our bariatric
ETMC Tyler has been recognized by the American Society for
Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and is certified by the Surgical
Review Corporation as MBSAQIP Accredited Center-Comprehensive. Dr.
Babineau has been recognized as a certified bariatric surgeon
The ETMC Bariatric Institute provides three options for patients
coping with obesity and the health complications that frequently
- Gastric Bypass Surgery
- Sleeve Gastrectomy