Self-Pay

We have patients that choose our program from all across the United States, and have put together a comprehensive easy to understand package at an affordable price. To learn more, or move forward, call 1-888-995-6762 (888-99LNRMC).

Self-Pay

Our self-pay package includes:

  • Surgeon fee, including initial consultation, personalized seminar and one year follow up
  • Hospital fee, including preoperative labs, EKG, Upper GI Series and postoperative Upper GI Series
  • Anesthesia fee
  • Nutrition evaluation
  • BLIS insurance, complication insurance
  • Preoperative liquid diet

For the above self-pay package, our prices start at:

  • Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy$13,015*
  • Adjustable Gastric Band$13,800*
  • Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass$26,000*
  • (*Prices are dependent upon your BMI-under 40, 40-49, and 50 and above)

Patient Information

Please bring the following paperwork to your appointment.

1. Medical Information: Please bring copies of any letters or medical records from other health care providers. Medical records for the past 5 years are necessary to file for insurance and to give the doctors a complete medical history.
2. Physician Recommendation: If filing for insurance, please provide a written recommendation for weight-loss surgery from your primary care physician.
3. Diet / Weight-Loss Info: Any documentation proving you participated in any diet / weight loss attempts. (This includes office notes, receipts or prescriptions.)
4. Insurance card
5. Driver's License
6. Physician Referral: If your insurance plan requires a referral for this consultation, please contact your primary care physician and have one faxed to our office fax at (704) 660-4967 before your appointment.


Are You Traveling?
We are convienently located thirty minutes north of Charlotte-Douglas Airport. We will work with you to schedule all of your evalutation appointments over a one to two day period. Contact the office at 1-888-995-6762 (888-99LNRMC) for a listing of area hotels.

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We have patients that choose our program from all across the United States, and have put together a comprehensive easy to understand package at an affordable price. To learn more, or move forward, call <b>1-888-995-6762</b> (888-99LNRMC).

BMI Calculator

Your body mass index (BMI) is a way of determining your candidacy for weight loss surgery.

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Becoming a Patient

Step 1: Seminars

Attend Our Free Weight Loss Seminar

It is necessary to attend one of our free, monthly informational seminars before your first appointment with The Center for Surgical Weight Loss at Lake Norman. There are two options:

  • In person: Call 1-888-995-6762 (888-99LNRMC) to reserve your spot. Space is limited.
  • Online: Convenient if you live outside Mooresville.
Step 2: Insurance

Call Your Insurance Company
Check to make sure weight loss surgery is covered by your plan. Criteria for coverage will vary among insurance companies.

Step 3: See the Surgeon

See the Surgeon
After attending a seminar and deciding that this is something you would like to pursue, please call the office to schedule an appointment with the surgeon.

Step 4: Consultations

Consultations
To meet established guidelines for weight loss surgery, consultations with a registered dietician, a physical therapist and a behavioral health specialist are required.

Step 5: Pre-operative Visit

Pre-operative Appointments
You are moving forward with surgery and to prepare you for your new beginning, will need to attend the following appointment: