Foundation Surgical Hospital of San Antonio receives designation as adolescent bariatric surgery center, to become the only designated center in San Antonio and South-Central Texas region.
San Antonio, Texas, March 7, 2019 – Foundation Surgical Hospital of San Antonio recently added to its many awards, accolades, and certifications by becoming designated as Comprehensive Bariatric Surgery Center with Adolescent Qualifications. This designation awarded on March 5, 2019 by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), makes Foundation the only hospital in San Antonio and surrounding areas with such a qualification.
“Foundation Surgical Hospital of San Antonio has long been recognized as a premier hospital for bariatric surgical care, receiving numerous regional, state, and national awards. Achieving this latest designation allowing us to expand our care and service to adolescents struggling with the disease of obesity and its associated medical and life challenges is a great achievement and honor,” says Blake W. Hubbard, FACHE, Foundation’s Chief Executive Officer. “We are proud to be a leader in this field, and even more proud of the physicians and team members that make it possible.”
“The commitment made by Foundation Surgical Hospital to achieve this designation was one of undying compassion for patients and a never-ending drive for excellence,” says Dr. Allen Alvarez, a local Bariatric Surgeon and the facility’s Bariatric Program Medical Director. “We identified a community need and mobilized to address it.”
Foundation Surgical Hospital of San Antonio is a 20-bed private suite facility with 5 state-of-the-art operating suites located in the South Texas Medical Center of San Antonio. Since opening our doors in 2007, our experienced team of professionals has been dedicated to providing you and your family with the highest level of care and customer service. Our outstanding 4-to-1 patient-to-nurse ratio ensures individualized attention and attentive care for every patient.
Our surgeon partners are renowned as the best in their field and are skilled in the latest surgical technologies.