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Welcome to Marquette General Bariatric & Metabolic Institute

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The Bariatric and Metabolic Institute at Marquette General; A Duke LifePoint Hospital, is located in Marquette, the heart of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Marquette General Hospital is the regional referral center for the Upper Peninsula, Northern Lower Peninsula and Northern Wisconsin.

Welcome to Marquette General Bariatric & Metabolic Institute


The Bariatric and Metabolic Institute has been serving our area since 2006 as a nationally accredited program.  Together, bariatric surgeons Dr. Wayne English and Dr. Flavia Soto have performed over 2,300 bariatric surgical procedures.   We offer roux-en-Y gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, adjustable gastric banding, and revisional surgeries. 

In addition to surgical procedures, the Bariatric and Metabolic Institute offers extensive medical nutrition services with our board certified Bariatrician, Dr. Erica Griffin and our registered dietitian, Kelly Byczek, RD.

Call 1-888-655-7979 or (906) 225-7979 if you would like more information.