Testimonials: Bariatric Surgery
Bariatric Testimonial Video: A New Outlook on Life
Hear the stories of six individuals who found success with MidMichigan Health's Bariatric Surgery Program
Mike Avery - Midland, MI
Avid Outdoorsman, Talk Show Radio Host and Bariatric Surgery Patient
"The surgery was pretty minor. I had no problems and recovered quickly. I was back in the recording studio a week later."
Lisa Flannery - Mt. Pleasant, MI
Grandma, Paramedic and Bariatric Surgery Patient
"This surgery has completely changed my life and I couldn’t have asked for a better experience."
Lauren Marshall - Ovid, MI
Wife, Paraprofessional and Bariatric Surgery Patient
"You will be wowed with the results and the support you have. You'll never do any part of it alone – there will always be someone there to push you along."
Steve Laney - Midland, MI
Grandfather, Rental Store Worker and Bariatric Surgery Patient
"I'd just tell people not to be scared...I'd recommend it to anybody."
Laura Ferguson - Midland, MI
Wife, Mother, Retired School Employee and Bariatric Surgery Patient
"I couldn't believe how well I had done in inches and weight."
Angela Wilcox - Bay City, MI
Teacher, Wife, Mother and Bariatric Surgery Patient
"If you follow what they tell you, you will be successful."
Jennifer Dietlein and Debra Keister - Midland, MI
Mother and Daughter Bariatric Surgery Patients
"We feel great! We have more energy and fewer restrictions."
Diane Keenan - Saginaw, MI
Niece, Church Member and Bariatric Surgery Patient
"It's just amazing how it has changed my life in so many ways."
Cathleen Conley - Hemlock, MI
Mother, Medical Professional and Bariatric Surgery Patient
"I took charge and I'm never going back."
Jan Zileski - Midland, MI
Wife, Mother, Nana and Bariatric Surgery Patient
"Surgery was the best thing I could have done for myself and I'm so glad I did it."
Eric Dobrzynski - Essexville, MI
Husband, Financial Advisor and Bariatric Surgery Patient
"The MidMichigan approach is different. I felt very at ease. There was no rush, no pressure."
Chris and Carolen Perez - Beaverton, MI
Devoted Partners, Parents and Bariatric Surgery Patients
"We've been given an amazing second chance at life."
Brian Dargitz - Edmore, MI
Avid Hunter, Race Car Fan and Bariatric Surgery Patient
"Everything is easier now. I don't hesitate to climb a ladder or go up a tree stand - I can do anything I want to now."
Richard LaFontaine - Midland, MI
Father, Business Owner and Bariatric Surgery Patient
"I'm much more active now. In fact, I have so much energy it's hard for me to sit still."