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Level I Facility

Anne Arundel Medical Centerís bariatric surgery center is designated as a Level I facility and is nationally accredited by the American College of Surgeons. This ensures the program meets specific standards of care for weight loss operations and provides all types of obesity surgery sought by patients.

The program meets rigorous standards for bariatric surgery and demonstrates high-quality surgical care provided by bariatric surgeons. These standards apply to our clinical practices, patient outcomes and facilities, and represent best practices in weight loss surgery.

Level I facilities perform a high volume of bariatric operations annually and provide comfortable accommodations for obese patients such as lifting devices, spacious shower rooms, and special stretchers.

The bariatric center participates in the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), sponsored jointly by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

As a Level I bariatric surgery program, we meet several core standards around:

These standards are set by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program.

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