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Medicare Now Covers Gastric Sleeve! Contact us today for more information.

Welcome to Baptist Health Lexington Surgical Weight Loss Center! We are very excited to offer the most comprehensive weight loss surgery program in Central Kentucky.

Our surgeon, Dr. G. Derek Weiss of Bluegrass Bariatric Surgical Associates is among the foremost minimally invasive bariatric surgeons in the country, if not the world.  Only at Baptist Health Lexington can our Bluegrass Bariatric Surgeon perform the Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, the Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band, Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic Greater Curvature Plication (LGCP) also known as the Gastric Plication, multiple revision options for weight regain after previous bariatric surgery AND  Da Vinci Robot Bariatric Surgery.

Our program is comprehensive; we provide the support, guidance, education and encouragement before you make the decision to have bariatric surgery and continue that relationship long after you've had surgery. Baptist Health Lexington Surgical Weight Loss Center is here for you.

To learn more about Kentucky lap band surgery, REALIZE band surgery, Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy and the newest procedure, Laparoscopic Greater Curvature Plication, please attend a free weight loss surgery seminar at our Lexington location today.


  • Recognition

    Baptist Health Lexington has been awarded Magnet status.

  • Your Journey

    A personalized program designed just for you including surgical education, nutritional counseling, exercising coaching, and support.

  • What is my BMI?

    Knowing your BMI will help determine if you are a candidate for surgery. [learn more]

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  • Insurance is not the only way.

    Evaluate both the financial obligations of and the financial benefits surgery.