Texas surgery clinic earns bariatric surgery credential

San Antonio-based Brooke Army Medical Center Bariatric Surgery Clinic was accredited as a "Comprehensive Center" by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program, DVIDS reports.

The American College of Surgeons and American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery offer the credential to recognize organizations that provide patient outcome-boosting care.

The BAMC Bariatric Surgery Clinic performed 290 surgeries in 2019, which led to a cumulative weight loss of more than 10,489 pounds.

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