Located in Towson, Maryland, GBMC's Comprehensive Obesity Management Program (C.O.M.P.), as part of the Bariatric Surgery service, is a patient-focused weight loss clinic for individuals considering bariatric surgery. Our program is an American Society for Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, a designation that recognizes obesity treatment programs that are comprehensive in nature and demonstrate a track record of positive outcomes in bariatric surgery. The program offers surgical approaches to weight loss, with the three most common surgical procedures being Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy and adjustable gastric banding (LAP-BAND® or REALIZE® Band). Our Program offers outstanding patient results through these surgical weight loss options and through our pre-and post-operative care and patient education.
GBMC C.O.M.P. offers an extensive multi-disciplinary team approach to caring for bariatric patients based on criteria established by the National Institutes of Health. C.O.M.P. offers an extensive multi-disciplinary team approach to caring for bariatric patients based on criteria established by the National Institutes of Health. In addition to a specially trained clinical staff comprised of surgeons, operating room nurses, nurse practitioners and nutritionists, the program offers access to exercise and wellness programs, extensive patient education via pre- and post-operative support groups, psychiatric consultation, pulmonary consultation and sleep studies. Our philosophy is that success after weight loss surgery is dependent upon a commitment to life-long lifestyle changes.
C.O.M.P.'s mission is structured to focus on GBMC's mission of HEALTH. HEALING. HOPE. Within C.O.M.P., we strive to provide medical care and service of the highest quality to each patient leading to health, healing and hope. Our program's goal is to provide patients with the necessary tools that help to lead to healthier lives and achieve long-term weight loss success.
Medical sophistication with personalized service. The vision of C.O.M.P. supports GBMC's overall vision to be the preferred medical center and surgical weight loss clinic in Maryland for the best physicians, nurses, and staff by providing medical sophistication with personalized service, enhanced by clinical education and research with the guiding principle that "the patient always comes first."
The values of GBMC and C.O.M.P. are our GREATER Values of Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork, Ethical Behavior, and Results.
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