About United Bariatric Center of Kansas City

The Weight Loss Surgery Specialists

At United Bariatric Center, we’re your surgical partners on your weight-loss journey. Before, during, and after your procedure, we’re invested in changing your life with you. Our team supports you every step of the way, ensuring the entire process is a comfortable experience for you.

We specialize in minimally-invasive bariatric and general surgical procedures — both laparoscopic and robotic —  including, gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, duodenal switch, revisional surgeries, gastric balloon, hernia repairs, and all other general surgical procedures.

Sigi P. Joseph, MD
Bariatric Surgeon

Denise Johnson
Bariatric Nurse

Kim Smith
Nurse Navigator

Trisha Cockrell, FNP
Nurse Practitioner

Mollie White, MS, RD, LD
Bariatric Dietician

At United Bariatric Center, we take a comprehensive team approach to assist you on your bariatric journey. We are led by a highly trained Bariatric Surgeon, Dr. Sigi Joseph, who is available at all times. Dr. Joseph has been trained in all surgical weight loss procedures and performs all of our advanced laparoscopic and robotic general surgical procedures.

Most of our weight loss procedures are performed at Centerpoint Medical Center, Independence which is a Bariatric Center of Excellence. We also perform bariatric procedures at Lee’s Summit Hospital and St Josephs Medical Center, Kansas City. We service the greater Kansas City area, eastern Jackson County, and surrounding areas including Marshall, Sedalia, Warrensburg, Carrolton, Harrisonville, and Liberty.

United Surgical Associates

United Bariatric Center is a division of United Surgical Associates.