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Bariatric Surgery at The Ottawa Hospital

December 13, 2011 The Ottawa Hospital strives to provide each patient with the world class care, exceptional service and compassion that we would want for our loved ones.

We feel deeply for any family whose loved one passes away at the hospital.

The Ottawa Hospital (TOH) Bariatric Surgery Program is a recognized leader in the provision of safe, high quality bariatric surgery.

International mortality rates for bariatric surgery vary from 0% to 2%, depending on patient and population profiles.

564 patients have undergone bariatric surgery at TOH since 2009. Of these 564 patients, 3 died following surgery.

TOH’s mortality rate for bariatric surgery is 0.6%, well within the international benchmark.