Enhanced Recovery after Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery at Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center

Welcome to the Enhanced Recovery after Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery at Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center. Enhanced Recovery is an evidence-based approach designed to help people recover more quickly from surgery. We will work closely with you and your support system to help ensure a safe and speedy recovery.

Bariatric Surgery Program Outcomes

At Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center, we are a Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Comprehensive Center with Adolescent Qualifications. This prestigious designation from the American College of Surgeons consists of maintaining high level standards of care for our patients.

Our metabolic and bariatric surgery team tracks and evaluates many performance measures and compares them to national data to see how we are doing compared to other bariatric centers. The data we collect:

  • Surgical volumes
  • Clinical outcomes for Sleeve Gastrectomy surgeries
  • Clinical outcomes for Gastric Bypass surgeries

Surgical Volumes

Bariatric programs that perform a higher volume of surgeries have better outcomes. Cooperman Barnabas is considered a high-volume center. Below is a breakdown of surgical volume at Cooperman Barnabas for Calendar Year 2021:

Clinical Outcomes – Sleeve Gastrectomy

At Cooperman Barnabas, our rate of complications for Calendar year 2021 are relatively low and we perform better than other bariatric centers nationwide. Here is a breakdown of how we compare to national averages.

Gastrectomy Complcation

Clinical Outcomes – Gastric Bypass

Our rate of complications for Gastric Bypass surgeries are better than national averages as well.

Gastric Bypass Complication

We will continue to monitor our patient outcomes to ensure they are receiving the highest level of quality care.

Data source: Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBS AQIP) national data registry.

Contacts:

Jenifer Stein, MS, RDN, CDE, CSSGB, Patient Navigator, Bariatric and Colorectal Surgery
Jenifer.Stein@rwjbh.org
973.322.9845

Luciana C. Mullman, MPH, CSSGB, Administrative Director Clinical Excellence and Effectiveness
Luciana.Cinicolo@rwhbh.org
973.322.9908

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