Steps

Attend a live seminar or participate in an online seminar, in our seminars you will:
  • Learn information about Morbid Obesity.
  • Find out if you are a candidate for surgery.
  • Compare procedures that we offer.
Browse our calendar to register for upcoming seminars, or contact us by phone at
405-360-7100.
Verify if weight loss surgery is a covered benefit with your plan, and the insurance criteria. With your approval, we will contact your insurance company.
This step does not guarantee approval for surgery. If you have coverage, the criteria must be completed and submitted before approval can be obtained.
We will schedule you for a one-on-one appointment with Dr. Keith to discuss your health history, insurance criteria, expectations and procedure preferred.
In this step we will evaluate and prepare you for an optimal outcome from your surgery.

Educate you individually on:
  • Dietary Lifestyle changes
  • Behavioral Lifestyle changes
  • Establishing a Support System
  • Increase Activity
  • Medical Consults
Multi visit process that lasts several weeks to months, depending on your individual insurance criteria and individual health status. Most can be done within our office.

Consults with Cardiologist (Heart), Pulmonologist (Lung), and Nephrologist (Kidney) are most common. Sleep Apnea must be evaluated. You will need to be current on preventative health maintenance, ie Colonoscopy, Mammogram, etc.
This step involves getting insurance approval for your surgery. We submit all the required criteria to your insurance company. Process of approval can take 1-6 weeks depending on your insurance company.
Final education and preadmission to hospital for your surgery, including a 10 day diet class. This is done at our office in a one-on-one visit.
  • Nursing Assessment
  • Consent signing
  • Review Labs, EKG, Chest X-Rays, etc.
  • Final Questions answered by medical provider

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