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THE DESTINATION FOR WEIGHT LOSS, CENTRALLY LOCATED IN DALLAS, TEXAS. THE DESTINATION FOR WEIGHT LOSS, CENTRALLY LOCATED IN DALLAS, TEXAS.

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Meet Deborah & Michael
Deborah and Michael are just one story of many Nicholson Clinic patient couples who have made the decision to undergo weight loss surgery together. Now, after successfully losing nearly 300 pounds as a couple, Deborah and Michael realized that to achieve long-lasting, positive health outcomes, that fitness had to be a part of their lives.

So, they set out on a journey to make this a part of their everyday lives and to encourage others to do the same. What they learned along the way...it's not easy. Change is hard. But, like their website says, "No Challenge, No Change". Learn more about Fitness Journey Challenge and how to join.

Want to learn more about their weight loss story? Click here to see how it all started.

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* results will vary

It's summer and a great time to get started!
Here's why NOW is the perfect time.

Many insurance plans have 3-6 month requirements before weight loss surgery can be approved. Start the process today to have surgery this fall or winter!

With many people still working remote, it makes the pre-op and post-op process easier. Most gastric sleeve patients can work from home 3-5 days after surgery. Now is a great time to take advantage of working from home as you only need a few days off for surgery.

Going the self-pay route? Without any insurance criteria to meet, we can usually accommodate patients for their consult and surgery within 30 days. You can have surgery this summer and be a whole new you by the holidays! 

Using Insurance? Get started on your pre-op appointments now, to have surgery this fall or winter. Make all your appointments and check off your insurance requirements now and you'll be on your way to a new you in the new year!

When we schedule your appointment we collect your insurance information to verify coverage on your behalf. We will then reach out to you, prior to your appointment, to let you know what to expect. During your consultation, the doctor will help you make the best decision based on your individual needs. Many insurance companies have an average four month process of criteria you need to complete before being approved for surgery. All dietitian and psychologist appointments can be done via Telemedicine and there is no need to miss work!

INSURANCE CRITERIA – 6 TYPICAL STEPS
Everything can be done at YOUR convenience from the comfort of your home or office! No need to miss work!
  1. Body mass index (BMI) requirements to be confirmed by your physician. BMI over 40 OR BMI over 35 with one or more of the following:
    • Clinically significant obstructive sleep apnea
    • Coronary heart disease
    • Medically refractory hypertension
    • Type 2 diabetes
  2. Complete a medically supervised diet program.

  3. Schedule a psychiatric evaluation to obtain a mental health clearance letter. This can be done via Telemedicine.

  4. Schedule a nutritional evaluation from a Registered Dietitian. This can be done via Telemedicine.

  5. Send all of the above documentation to your insurance company along with a detailed history of your obesity-related health problems, difficulties and treatment attempts.

  6. Insurance company sends approval or denial letter.

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We offer many options to help you afford weight loss surgery.
At the Nicholson Clinic, we're committed to helping every patient who needs weight loss surgery - no exceptions. Insurance coverage, finances or payment methods should not be a roadblock.

INSURANCE

The Nicholson Clinic accepts most major insurance. In many cases, bariatric surgery is considered a medical necessity and is at least partially covered by most insurance companies, provided the patient meets their requirements. No bariatric coverage? No problem! There are many other routes we can take to save you money.

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SELF-PAY

We offer one of the lowest prices in town and financing with low monthly payments. We are one of the few practices that includes everything in one low price, including your follow-up visits for life! Our pricing is significantly lower than the national average. Our goal is to make weight loss surgery affordable and available to anyone who needs it.

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PAYMENT PLANS & FINANCING

When to have your weight loss procedure should be the question, not how to pay for it. We'd like to make that decision even easier for our patients. That's why we're pleased to offer financing options that make weight loss surgery affordable.We offer financing options with low monthly payments to fit your budget. Pricing varies by procedure type, surgery location and lender.

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We've helped over 25,000 people lose weight.
At the Nicholson Clinic, our team of specialists treat the whole person with a comprehensive plan, including psychological, nutritional, and physical evaluations, as well as counseling, support groups, and long-term coordination of care. We only perform specialized, custom-tailored weight loss solutions that put you, the patient, first.

 


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