We are committed to our patients, before and after surgery.
Doctors Hospital at Renaissance Bariatric and Metabolic Institute are focused on addressing obesity with modern treatment strategies, research, education and bariatric support. We understand that weight loss surgery is a big step – one that requires a large lifestyle change and commitment to follow-up for continued success. We are here to help you through every step! The following is a brief description of the many support services we provide – all free of charge! We invite you to bring your family or friends to support you along the way.
Are you tired of trying to lose weight but never see results that last? Then weight loss surgery may be the answer you are looking for. Studies show that weight loss bariatric surgery is the most effective method available for achieving and maintaining long-term weight loss. We invite you to attend an informational seminar to hear from experts about all of the benefits of weight loss surgery and see if this is the right choice for you. We offer multiple bariatric seminars every month at various locations throughout the Rio Grande Valley, so check out our calendar and see which one suits your schedule best.
It is important you obtain as much information as possible before weight loss surgery. Our multidisciplinary team of experts will work with you along the way to prepare and equip you with the necessary tools to not only lose weight, but to live a healthier lifestyle and keep the weight off. The pre-surgery class will provide information about the risks and benefits of each type of bariatric surgery, dietary and physical activity guidelines, and the steps you are recommended to take along your journey to weight loss.
We look forward to continuing to work with you even after weight loss surgery in order to ensure your long-term success. Our multi-disciplinary team is here to support you, no matter what post-operative stage you are at. Regular follow up visits are essential to help you achieve your goals and to help us evaluate your compliance with lifestyle changes.
N.E.W. M.E. Support Group
We want to provide you with the support and encouragement you need along the journey to a new you. Whether you are thinking about having weight loss surgery or already had it, we invite you to join our monthly bariatric support group so your questions and concerns can be addressed comfortably with others who are also on a journey to weight loss. This group setting provides you with the ability to encounter different experiences that can occur after weight loss surgery, enabling you to learn and be reassured that you can achieve success with the support of others. The learning, sharing and support you receive from your peers is a great way to keep your weight loss motivation high. By participating in a weight loss surgery support group, you are more likely to reach your goals than if you tried alone.
Group Fitness Class
Bring your tennis shoes and workout clothes and join us for some exercise! Almost every day of the week we have a group fitness class that is open and free for everyone. We offer a range of exercises, from light cardio at our weekly Walk with the Doc, to flexibility in our Yoga and Pilates classes, or some muscular endurance at our Resistance Training class. So check out our calendar and join us!
Personalized Fitness Training
At Doctors Hospital at Renaissance Bariatric and Metabolic Institute, you will have the opportunity to have a personal consultation with our exercise physiologist who will evaluate your physical activity level and create a personalized fitness plan that works best for you. Thereafter, you will be able to use our gym to help you reach your goals.
Come learn how to cook healthy with us! This class serves to empower you with the knowledge, support, and resources to obtain success in the pursuit of a healthier lifestyle. Each month we have a new topic geared towards improving your health delivered by expert speakers. Plus, our dietitians will teach you how to prepare a healthy meal, which you will be able to sample for yourself. So bring your friends and family or come on your own, but don’t miss out!
Medical Weight Loss
If you are not a candidate for bariatric surgery, or are not ready to take that step yet, we have other treatment options for you. Dr. Belinda Jordan is an obesity prevention specialist who offers a medically supervised weight loss program composed of customized diet plans, behavior modification, prescription medication, and more. Through our team approach, we seek to provide you with the tools you need to succeed.