The Regional Bariatric Care Centre is located in the Medical Building (West of the Main Building towards Golf Links Road) in Suite 104 (first floor).
Please contact the Regional Bariatric Care Centre at (807) 684-6058.
For general questions about the Health Sciences Centre, please call the Switchboard at (807) 684-6000.
The Regional Bariatric Care Centre (RBCC) is a Bariatric Centre of Excellence that provides specialized treatment options for adults living with obesity and weight-related complications. The RBCC team works with patients living in Northern Ontario to support improvements in health and quality of life.
Read the story of how two brothers changed their lives with support from TBRHSC’s Regional Bariatric Care Centre.
Obesity is a chronic, progressive and relapsing disease, characterized by the presence of abnormal or excess adiposity (fat tissue) that reduces health and social well-being.
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Obesity can affect anyone of any age, culture or income bracket. One in four struggle with obesity in Northwestern Ontario, which has the second highest obesity rate of any region in the province.
Patients must be referred by their family doctor or nurse practitioner through the Ontario Bariatric Network’s referral portal. This centralized system improves the care of patients with obesity and streamlines the process.