Good Samaritan Medical Center Opens the Bariatric & Metabolic Institute for Surgical Weight Loss

Good Samaritan Medical Center, part of the Palm Beach Health Network, is now offering patients another option to lose weight with the opening of the Bariatric & Metabolic Institute for Surgical Weight Loss.  Colorectal, general, robotic, and bariatric surgeon, Dr. Eduardo Parra-Davila, and general and robotic surgeon, Dr. Abraham Betancourt lead the program.  

“Bariatric surgery is an extremely safe and effective way forpeople looking to lose weight, and get back to leading a healthier, more active lifestyle,” said Dr. Parra-Davila.  “The benefits of these procedures are life changing for our patients, and can even lower someone’s chances of heart disease, diabetes, and cancer.  We are proud to be able to offer this new service to our community

Some of the procedures and services offered at the institute include:

Gastric Sleeve Surgery
Adjustable Gastric Band
Revision Bariatric Surgery
Ingastric Balloon Surgery
Bariatric Classes and Events
Bariatric Nurse Navigator

“We are committed to providing and adding new services for our community to get some of the best care right here in Palm Beach County,” said Sheri Montgomery, chief executive officer of Good Samaritan Medical Center. “Our bariatric institute has several surgical options designed to fit what works best for a patient’s ultimate weight loss goals.”


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