Peninsula Regional Medical Center - Part of Peninusula Regional Health System

Bariatric Surgery Services


Aetna Institute of Quality Bariatric Surgery Facility

Bariatric Surgery is a surgical procedure that is helping thousands of people achieve their weight loss goals across the nation and here on the Delmarva Peninsula. On the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Peninsula Regional was the first to offer patients these surgical options. Our experts have created a facility that is patient-centric with the state-of-the-art technologies and procedures you need to get rid of the excess weight and keep it off.

 Peninsula Regional offers three procedures: You and your physician can determine which best suits you. Your doctors will review all of your options and answer your questions before scheduling your procedure.

If surgery is recommended, the following procedures may be employed:

Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy

Gastric Bypass (Roux-en-Y)

Adjustable Gastric Band

Peninsula Regional Medical Center is proud to be a CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery. 

To learn more about Bariatric Surgery Services, diet, lifestyle changes, exercise and other options, please review the information included "In This Section" on the right side of this page and then visit the Delmarva Bariatric and Fitness Center at their website or Mid-Atlantic Surgical Associates at

For more information, please contact Christine Carpenter, RN, CBN, Bariatric Program Manager at 410-912-5669 or email