About Saratoga Bariatric Center  

MBSAQIP logoAt Saratoga Bariatric Surgery and Weight-Loss Program, our surgeon, Dr. Dmitri Baranov, has extensive experience in minimally invasive bariatric surgery, including adjustable gastric banding, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass, and gastric balloon placement. We also are experts at making adjustments that can help gastric band patients achieve their weight-loss goals.

Located in Saratoga Springs, NY, we serve patients from across the Greater Capital Region including Albany, Schenectady, Troy, Clifton Park, Glens Falls and the North Country, as well as Western Massachusetts and Vermont.

The Saratoga Bariatric Surgery and Weight-Loss Program at Saratoga Hospital has been granted full accreditation as a comprehensive bariatric facility by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program.

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The “comprehensive” designation signifies that Saratoga Bariatric Surgery & Weight-Loss Center meets rigorous standards for bariatric care. The designation also indicates that the Saratoga program provides the resources necessary to meet the needs of bariatric patients, both pre- and postoperatively.

Blue Distinction Center

Blue Distinction® Center+ for Bariatric Surgery logoThe Saratoga Bariatric Surgery and Weight-Loss Program at Saratoga Hospital has been awarded the Blue Distinction® Center designation for Bariatric Surgery as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program of BlueShield of Northeastern New York.*

Aetna Institute of Quality Award

IOQ_SEALAetna has recognized our Saratoga Bariatric Surgery and Weight-Loss Program as an Aetna Institute of Quality® Bariatric Surgery Facility for treating individuals with morbid, or extreme, obesity. The designation reflects our consistent performance in delivering safe, evidence-based care. 

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*Blue Distinction Centers (BDC) met overall quality measures for patient safety and outcomes, developed with input from the medical community. A Local Blue Plan may require additional criteria for providers located in its own service area; for details, contact your Local Blue Plan. For details on a provider's in-network status or your own policy's overage, contact your Local Blue Plan and ask your provider before making an appointment. Neither Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association nor any Blue Plans are responsible for non-covered charges or other losses or damages resulting from Blue Distinction or other provider finder information or care received from Blue Distinction or other providers.