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Patient Success Stories

Undergoing a bariatric procedure is a life-changing decision, one that can transform your health. Get inspired by the success stories of our patients who have had surgical or nonsurgical procedures for weight loss.

Aspiration Therapy Breaks Weight Loss Frustration Cycle

Cape Girardeau resident Tia Fadler tried various weight loss plans, but never achieved much more than temporary success. Each time, her hopes went up as her weight went down, but the pounds would always return. To break the cycle of frustration and improve her health for good, she met with a Washington University gastroenterologist. Click here to read her story.

Weight Loss through Gastric Bypass and Lifestyle Changes

After years of battling weight gain, Joan Linenfelser made the decision at age 41 to undergo bariatric surgery at Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital. Click here to read her story.

Learn More at an Information Session

Before pursuing any procedure, interested patients must attend one of our information sessions, where a Washington University physician will discuss the options.

Contact Us for Weight-Loss Treatment

If you’re a prospective patient and would like more information or an appointment, please call Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital at 314.542.WEST (9378) or toll-free at 844.542.9378.

Referring physicians can call the Doctors’ Access Line at 800.252.DOCS (3627) 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can also visit our referring physicians page. 

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital is conveniently located just one mile west of I-270 in Creve Coeur, Missouri — a west county suburb of St. Louis. Our bariatric physicians have two locations on campus:

  • The Washington University Bariatric Endoscopic Therapy office is located in Medical Office Building 3, Suite 100. The address is 1020 North Mason Road, at the corner of North Mason and Executive Parkway.
  • The Washington University Bariatric Surgery office is located in Medical Office Building 1, Suite 120. The address is 1040 North Mason Road, at the corner of North Mason and Olive Boulevard.

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