A Weight Loss Solution that Works

If you have tried time and again to lose weight, but nothing works long-term…

If you have a chronic health condition that can be improved if you can only lose weight…

If you are ready to take the next step…

Willis-Knighton Weight & Wellness is committed to a safe, effective approach to weight loss surgery.  Our resources are your resources:

  • Experienced surgeons
  • Willis-Knighton Medical Center is accredited as a Comprehensive Center by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), a joint quality program of the American College of Surgeons.
  • Operative and recovery staff who understand your needs and follow rigorous accreditation standards
  • Advanced robotic technology for precision and quicker recovery
  • Customized hospital rooms, furnishings and equipment for your comfort and support
  • Pre- and post-operative nutritional support and emotional counseling
  • Ongoing support group
  • Fitness and wellness support at WK Fitness & Wellness Centers in Shreveport and Bossier City

This multidisciplinary approach, provided entirely by Willis-Knighton Health System staff, further assures a quality experience for you.

Get the confidence and care you deserve with life-changing surgery. Let’s make this work for you!

Weight Loss Surgery Assessment

If you’ve struggled with your weight and can’t seem to get it under control…   If your weight is contributing to other health problems like high blood pressure, joint pain, diabetes…  if you’re wondering if weight loss surgery is for you, then this risk assessment can help you determine the next step in your weight loss journey. Take it now.

Start Your Weight Loss Surgery Assessment Now

Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery Procedures Offered

Your surgeon will help determine the procedure that is best for you. 

Insurance Information

Insurance concerns?  Insurance companies provide different levels of coverage, depending on the plan you have chosen. Willis-Knighton staff will work closely with you and your insurance company, including state employee coverage insurance which now covers bariatric surgery. 

Patient Stories

  • Connie and Angelique
    Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery
  • Aimee & Nicole
    Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery

Providers Offering This Service

Dr. Kamel Brakta, MD
Kamel Brakta, MD
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