Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has been awarded a Comprehensive Center accreditation by the  Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program, in partnership with the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. The accreditation formally acknowledges Memorial’s commitment to providing and supporting quality improvement and patient safety efforts for metabolic and bariatric surgery patients.

Accreditation confirms that the Bariatrics Center at Memorial meets the needs of its patients by providing multidisciplinary, high-quality, patient-centered care.

“Working with outstanding health care professionals every day is what makes the Bariatric Center at NFMMC special. The commitment of the entire team allows continued excellence in all we do,” said Bariatrics Coordinator Diane Dychtiar, RN.

“We are proud to achieve this prestigious accreditation,” said Memorial Medical Center President & CEO Joseph A. Ruffolo. “Earning MBSAQIP accreditation is a significant achievement that recognizes our continued commitment to providing outstanding care to our patients, and our community.”

Led by surgeons Michael Mitchell, M.D., F.A.C.S; Venkat Kolli, M.D., F.A.C.S, Dang Tuan Pham, M.D., F.A.C.S and Gurteshwar Rana, M.D., Niagara Metabolic & Bariatric Services prides itself in the ability to offer a compassionate and comprehensive medical professional team including experienced bariatric and metabolic surgeons, medical bariatrician, registered dietitian, physical therapist, exercise physiologist, behavioral health providers and a bariatric coordinator.

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