Why choose Spire Washington Hospital?

At Spire Washington Hospital in the north east we offer a comprehensive weight loss surgery service (sometimes called bariatric or obesity surgery) including: gastric bypass, gastric balloon, and sleeve gastrectomy.

Our patients tell us that weight loss surgery gives them the chance to do things they never thought possible. They have a renewed zest for life, with the energy and enthusiasm to play with their kids, play sports or go on a long haul holiday.

Personal consultation with your independent surgeon – and extensive assessment

We undertake an extensive assessment for all our patients, to understand your specific needs and to help ensure that you are prepared for the changes that successfuly weight loss surgery requires.

We believe that this helps our patients achieve their ultimate goal – sustained weight loss and quality of life improvement over the longer term.

Range of procedures to meet your needs

At Spire Washington we have the skills and capability to offer a wide range of procedures – which means we can offer you the one which best meets your needs including: gastric bypass, gastric balloon and sleeve gastrectomy.

Your surgeon can explain the differences in detail and advise on the procedure most appropriate for you.

We will provide you with advice and support throughout your weight loss journey, from your first appointment until long after your surgery. Our dietitians, who are experienced in advising patients on making lifestyle changes, will help to guide you through your first year following surgery. At the end of the year you will have learned how to work with your choice of surgery to achieve optimum results.

Spire Washington Hospital also holds regular weight loss surgery information evenings. The evenings are free to attend and provide an opportunity to gain some expert advice from our weight loss surgery team. To find out when our next evening is being held please visit our events page, or you can email our customer services advisor on info@spirewashington.com or call on 0191 418 8687.  

Information evenings are an opportunity to ask any questions you may have about weight-loss surgery, and are not a formal out-patient consultation. If you wish to proceed to surgery, a full out-patient consultation will be required.