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SSM Health Weight Management Services located in Centralia, Illinois offer bariatric surgery options to help you meet your weight-loss goals. Our specialty-trained physician and clinicians can help support you on your journey to wellness. Start today by learning about your options. You can choose one or more ways to get the information you need to determine if you are a qualified candidate for bariatric surgery.

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Dr. Sudhakaran has performed more than 500 weight-loss surgeries and has proven results! He performs two types of laparoscopic bariatric surgery, including Roux-en-Y Divided Gastric Bypass and Sleeve Gastrectomy.

If you are ready to move forward with a bariatric surgery procedure, complete and submit our patient packet.

Have Questions?

Get answers to all your bariatric surgery questions from Dr. Sudhakaran and his staff. We offer regular informational seminars in Centralia, Mt. Vernon and other nearby Southern Illinois communities.

Find out more about who qualifies for bariatric surgery and about the preparation and recovery processes. We are here for you for the entire journey.

Get Tips & Support

Determining if bariatric surgery is right for you can take time. We can still provide you with support as you work on your weight-loss goals. Sign up for a free, monthly Strong Mind. Strong Body. eNewsletter that comes with health tips, advice from Dr. Sudhakaran and recipes to help you on your path to success.

You will also find dates for our upcoming support group sessions. Register today!