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Weight Loss Surgery
Avera Bariatric Institute
Do you have a question about what you can expect as you embark on your weight-loss journey? Check out these videos for answers to some of your most common questions, answered by our expert team of surgeons and staff.
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Seminars and Support
We offer free weight loss seminars focused on surgical weight loss procedures and ongoing support group opportunities to help with your recovery.
Seminar attendees can work with the coordinator to schedule a free consultation covering different weight loss procedure options, information about insurance coverage and more.
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Contact the Avera Bariatric Institute
For more information on weight loss surgery at Avera McKennan Hospital and University Health Center please contact:
Darcie Schmidt, CNP, FNP-BC, CBN
Nurse Practitioner for Bariatric Services and Hospitalists
1325 S. Cliff Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57117
Map and Directions
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Avera McKennan Bariatric Institute is recognized as an American College of Surgeons Level 1 Accredited Center.