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Memorial Hospital’s Bariatric Center has been designated as an Aetna Institutes of Quality Bariatric Surgery Facility for 2011. Hospitals and facilities are given the “Institutes of Quality” designation based on an evaluation of their clinical performance and overall value.

“We are honored to receive this distinction,” said James Wood, President & CEO of Memorial Hospital. “Our Bariatric Surgery Center is known throughout the state and the entire region as a leader in quality bariatric surgery and follow up care. Both our patients and insurance companies realize the importance of what we are doing.”

Memorial’s Bariatric Surgery Center is recognized as an ASBS Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, a Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Florida Bariatric Blue Distinction Center, an Aetna Preferred Provider and an OptumHealth Center of Excellence. Healthgrades ranks Memorial Hospital as the Best in Jacksonville for Bariatric Surgery.

Hear from a former patient that is now living a much healthier lifestyle!


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