The timeline presented to you on this page will show you the different stages involved for patients wishing to undergo bariatric surgery.
The time indicated between each stage is approximate and may vary over time.
An update will be carried out regularly
We receive over 200 new requests per month due to the long wait list.
When your turn comes, you will be invited to participate in a group meeting aimed at learning about the process, procedures, as well as various topics surrounding weight loss surgery. Two options are available to you:
Webinar (online information session): by invitation, you will receive an email with a link to join the live session. You don't need a camera and microphone, only internet access and sound. Throughout the presentation, you will have the opportunity to ask questions via chat.
Face-to-face group: by invitation, you will have the opportunity to participate in a group session, in the auditorium of the Sacré-Coeur hospital. Contact details will be sent to you when we contact you.
Your first appointment will be held at our satellite bariatric surgery clinic located in the Town of Mount-Royal.
Depending on your health condition, the type of surgery and availability, your surgery will be performed either at:
Following your surgery, you will have several follow-up appointments, they are part of the process and essential for a smooth journey. You will be invited to make an appointment 1 month, 6 months and 1 year after your surgery. Your surgeon may, for various reasons, ask to see you sooner.
Thereafter, your follow-ups can be every 6 months or every year, or according to how you progress.