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MISH Hospital and Clinics Weight Loss Surgery 



MISH is the only hospital in Kansas City specializing weight loss surgery and providing services with skilled surgeons who have been trained at nationally recognized hospitals including John Hopkins, Georgetown, and Baylor University, and who have over 40 years of experience with successful weight loss surgery accessible to everyone.

MISH has a nationally recognized weight loss success rate. According to MBSAQIP statistics, our patient lose 40% more weight than others.

We provide patient-centered care and education accessible from home, work, or mobile device. You will have access to educational tools and your provider to achieve success.

Have you previously had weight loss surgery and have not achieved your weight loss goal? Make an appointment today to discuss possible surgical revision. Let us make you a success story.

At MISH you will develop personal relationships and have continue support with providers that are accessible. We will make weight loss surgery possible, even when it seems impossible.


Why MISH Hospital is the best weight loss surgery hospital in KC.

Why pick MISH? Watch April's reason on why she continues to pick MISH after losing 300lbs. Make sure to like, follow and share our page to see more amazing stories like April. Call us at (913) 730-1771 today to start your own weight loss journey.

James has lost over 175lb

This past year James has lost over 175lb and walked his first 5k. Today we would like to share with you why he decided to get weight loss surgery and why diets didn't work for him. Congratulations on all your accomplishments this year and we can't wait to hear more of your journey.

We had the opportunity to sit down and talk with Moustapha on why he has decided to have weight loss surgery and what this surgery means to him.

Hey everyone! We got the chance to sit down talk with Silvia and see how she is feeling 1 week since her surgery.

Katrina First Week

Last week, Katrina stopped in for her one-week follow up appointment after surgery. Watch the video to see how she is doing!

Jessica story of being turned away to find help at MISH

Jessica was turned away from another hospital for a digestive condition only to find health and weight loss success at MISH.



Trina, lost 276 lbs:

*"I truly believe the Gastric Bypass saved my life. I was morbidly obese. I broke the 400 lbs mark. I could diet and lose 50-60 pounds then I would plateau and out of frustration, I would gain it all back. I suffered from high blood pressure, migraine headaches, borderline diabetic, and physical pain. In 2009 I chose to have the Surgery, my weight quickly began to fall off. The best part of losing all the weight is my son..." READ MORE

David, lost 170 lbs:
*"I left my doctor one day knowing that I needed to do something really drastic and soon. I have been dieting, losing weight, gaining, dieting and over and over, again and again. On my way home I heard a commercial about the Minimally Invasive Surgical Hospital and a free seminar to find out more. I did some research on the Internet, signed up and the rest was history. I was 465 pounds the day I heard that commercial and in 8 months have lost nearly 20 pants sizes and 170 pounds..." READ MORE

Bunny, lost 165 lbs:
*"It's been just barely 2 years and I have surpassed my goal of weight loss. I am 5'10" and my highest weight was 329 pounds. With the tool of lap band surgery and self-control, I am now 165 pounds! I used to be an athlete and a model and now at the age of 48, I have my body back..." READ MORE

*Disclaimer: Surgery results may vary from one person to another

 *Disclaimer: Surgery results may vary from one person to another. 


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Dr. Wanda Kaniewski, MD Bariatric Surgeon Dr. Kaniewski is the Director of the Bariatric Surgery Program and has been performing weight loss surgery for 17 years. She completed her General Surgery Residency at Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C., and her Laparoscopic Surgery Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX.
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Dr. Paramjeet Sabharwal, MD Bariatric Surgeon Dr. Sabharwal is the Surgery Division Chair and has performed weight loss surgery for 17 years. He completed his General Surgery Residency at John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD and Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C
Erin Plumberg Clinical Dietitian Erin Plumberg is a Registered Clinical Dietitian/Nutritionist. She has obtained her Masters in Science from the School of Health Professions at The University of Kansas Medical Center. She has also received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. Her focuses are diabetes, alternative medicine, and community outreach.
Mary Powell, MSN, APRN, NP-C, CPN Nurse Practitioner Mary graduated from Washburn's Science of Nursing Program in 2002 and obtained her Master's of Science in Nursing from Indiana State University in 2013. Mary currently is seeing patients for weight management, primary care, women's health, sports physicals, medication management, acute illness, and more.
     MISH Hospital and Clinics        11217 Lakeview Ave
       Lenexa, KS 66219
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