Our St. Louis area bariatric facility has been honored with the following awards and recognition.

Awards and Recognition

MBSAQIP – Awards and Recognition

This accreditation formally acknowledges our commitment to providing quality improvement and patient safety for bariatric surgery patients. We are proud to include this in our awards and recognition.

Centers for Bariatric Surgery

Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery® – Awards and Recognition

Our St. Louis facility at Des Peres Hospital is a BlueCross BlueShield Association Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery®. Blue Distinction recognizes facilities that meet objective, evidence-based thresholds for clinical quality, developed in collaboration with expert physicians and medical organizations. These designated facilities are subject to periodic reevaluation; reassessing their structure, processes and aggregate patient outcomes.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Missouri is a Division of Health Care Service Corporation, a Mutual Legal Reserve Company, an Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.

Note: Designation as Blue Distinction Centers means these facilities’ overall experience and aggregate data met objective criteria established in collaboration with expert clinicians’ and leading professional organizations’ recommendations. Individual outcomes may vary. To find out which services are covered under your policy at any facilities, please call your local Blue Cross and/or Blue Shield Plan.


We have also received CIGNA Center of Excellence and Aetna Institute of Quality designations.  We are very honored to receive these awards and recognition.

Randy's Weight Loss Success Story from MyNewSelf Bariatrics in St. Louis, MO

Randy says: When I [couldn’t] bend over to tie my shoes because every time I do it hurt…my knees hurt…there were a lot of deciding factors. I’m a hunter, I’m a fisher – I can do these things now!