Wise Health System Bariatric Program
Our bariatric program in Decatur and Ft. Worth Texas offers treatment for the management of clinical obesity through weight loss surgery, as well as comprehensive aftercare, including nutritional and psychological counseling.
Our dedicated teams of health care professionals at My Bariatric Solutions are committed to helping you every step of the way by providing important information about different bariatric surgery procedures, and will answer all questions to ensure you have the support you need to reach your goals. We serve patients in Decatur, Ft. Worth Texas, Dallas Texas, Oklahoma and throughout the United States.
Our Surgical Facility
Dr. Scott Stowers performs all weight loss surgery procedures at Wise Health System in Decatur TX. Wise Health System applies a progressive philosophy in the delivery of health care and continually expands services to provide our community with quality care close to home.
Our Awards and Accreditations
Wise Health System has been granted accreditation by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP). My Bariatric Solutions and DrScottStowers.com is owned and operated by Wise Health System.
MBSAQIP works to advance safe, high-quality care for bariatric surgical patients through the accreditation of bariatric surgical centers. A bariatric surgical center achieves accreditation following a rigorous review process during which it proves that it can maintain certain physical resources, human resources, and standards of practice. All accredited centers report their outcomes to the MBSAQIP database.
"This designation recognizes the expertise of our experienced surgeons and our commitment to quality programs and services," says Steve Summers, CEO, Wise Health System. " My Bariatric Solutions, the bariatric program that Dr. Scott Stowers is the Medical Director of is the Wise Health System Bariatric program, and has built a reputation for providing outstanding and compassionate care."
MBS and Dr. Scott Stowers, under Wise Health System offers obese patients an education-based weight loss surgery program that caters to their specific needs. The team of specialists include a bariatric nurse coordinator, registered dietitian, an exercise physiologist and multiple psychologists who provide each patient with expert care before and after weight loss surgery.
To earn this accreditation, the program undergoes a series of site inspections during which all aspects of the program's surgical processes were closely examined and data on health outcomes was collected.
"In obtaining the MBSAQIP designation, we demonstrated that we hold our program to the highest standards in the industry and were recognized for our dedication to helping patients achieve their lifestyle and weight loss goals," said Scott Stowers, D.O., Medical Director of My Bariatric Solutions.
Wise Health System's experienced surgeons are well-versed in both laparoscopic (minimally-invasive) and open surgeries, and perform the latest, most-advanced bariatric surgery procedures, including the all new IntraGastric Balloon procedure, Lap-Band®, Gastric Sleeve, Roux-en-y Gastric Bypass and Revisional Bariatric Surgeries.
Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery
Wise Health System, the facility that Dr. Stowers and My Bariatric Solutions Weight Loss Surgery Program performs their Bariatric procedures is named a Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery® by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBS TX)*. Blue Distinction® is a designation awarded by the Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies to medical facilities that have demonstrated expertise in delivering quality healthcare, under objective selection criteria.
According to the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, Blue Distinction Centers for Bariatric Surgery have demonstrated expertise in delivery of quality health care, resulting in improved outcomes for bariatric patients. Each program adheres to stringent criteria, developed in association with physician panels and national medical societies, including the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and Surgical Review Corporation (SRC), and is subject to periodic reassessment as criteria evolves.
United Health Care OptumHealth Clinical Sciences Institute Bariatric Center of Excellence
My Bariatric Solutions and Wise Health System is certified as a United Health Care OptumHealth Bariatric Centers of Excellence. Optum uses proprietary evaluation criteria, developed by our Clinical Sciences Institute, to select medical centers eligible to participate in our Centers of Excellence network.
Cigna Three-Star Quality Center for Bariatric Surgery
My Bariatric Solutions, the bariatric program under the direction of Dr. Scott Stowers and Wise Health System, is designated as a Cigna Three-Star Quality Center for Bariatric Surgery. Designation criteria include: Maintain current Full Approval by the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery and/or Level 1 Full Approval by the American College of Surgeons.
Certified LAP-BAND Total Care Program
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Wise Health System's Bariatric Program has been designated as an Aetna Institute of Quality for Bariatric Surgery. Aetna designates hospitals and facilities in the Aetna network as “Institutes of Quality” based on an evaluation of the clinical performance and overall value of the designated service.
Bariatric surgery, also known as weight-loss surgery, refers to various surgical procedures to treat people living with morbid, or extreme, obesity.
We may select a facility to participate in the Aetna Institutes of Quality bariatric surgery network if it meets certain measures of:
- Clinical quality
- Cost efficiency
- Access for bariatric (weight loss) services
Facilities selected for the network must have significant experience in bariatric surgery. In the most recent calendar year:
- Inpatient facilities must have performed at least 125 procedures
- Ambulatory surgery centers must have performed at least 75 procedures
Facilities also must:
- Meet evidence-based and recognized standards for clinical outcomes, processes of care and patient safety
- Provide ongoing follow-up programs and support for patients
- Demonstrate efficiency in providing care based on the overall cost of care, readmission rates and the comprehensiveness of the program
- Be accredited as an ambulatory surgery center by the Accreditation Association of Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC), the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Centers (AAAASF), the American Osteopathic Association’s Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP), or the Joint Commission
Let us provide you with the highest quality care and guidance for your weight loss surgery journey. Contact us about our bariatric program by calling 940.539.9105 or by completing our contact form.