Bariatric Surgery Program Outcomes

At Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, we are a Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Comprehensive Center. 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. Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital is considered a high-volume center. Below is a breakdown of surgical volume at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital for: 1st Quarter 2022 -3rd Quarter 2022

Surgical Volume

New Brunswick Bariatric Surgery Surgical Volume

Data Source: Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) National Registry

Clinical Outcomes – Sleeve Gastrectomy

At Robert Wood Johnson University, our rate of complications for 1st Quarter 2022-3rd Quarter 2022 is relatively lower than other bariatric centers nationwide. Here is a breakdown of how we compare to national averages.

Title: 30 Day Post-Operative Complication Rate Gastric Sleeve

Post Operative Complication Rate Gastric

Data Source: Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) National Registry

Clinical Outcomes – Gastric Bypass

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

Title: 30 Day Post- Operative Complication Rate Readmission Gastric Bypass

Clinical Outcomes – Gastric Bypass

Data Source: Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) National Registry

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Bariatric providers and team are committed to providing on going excellent care, and will continue to monitor outcomes, in order to provide quality service.