HUVC is an Internationally Certified Center of Excellence in Bariatric Surgery

Hopsital Unimed Vale do Caí (HUVC)  is following the mission of keeping the spirit of innovation and pioneering in healthcare, and it was qualified as the first Unimed’s Hospital in Brazil to become a Center of Excellence in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery accredited internationally by Surgical Review Corporation (SRC). SRC is an entity that performs accreditations, and the headquarters are in North Carolina, United States (USA). The official announcement of this achievement took place in the HUVC’s auditorium yesterday morning (December 13th). The designation represented by the program seal, certifies that the hospital achieved the designation, and it is adequate and aligned with the latest regulations of good practices in the treatment of patients with obesity.

Dr. Greg J. Marchand

In July 2018, SRC-accredited Master Surgeon in Minimally Invasive Gynecology, Dr. Greg Marchand, established a world record by performing a total hysterectomy through the smallest incision. Dr. Marchand’s efforts to create and implement new techniques are all aimed at improving patient outcome and reducing the difficulties associated with surgeries. Congratulations to Dr. Marchand on this accomplishment and for sustaining a culture of excellence in his work.

Dr. Sulaiman Al-Habib Hospital, Al-Takhassusi

Congratulations to Dr. Sulaiman Al-Habib Hospital, Al-Takhassusi, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on attaining accreditation as a Center of Excellence in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (COEMBS), Center of Excellence in Specialized Anesthesia – Obesity (COESA-O) and Center of Excellence in Plastic Surgery (COEPS) along with Dr. Hamad Saud Al Subaie (COEMBS), Dr. Javier Yuste Echarren (COESA-O) and Dr. Yazeed Al Ghonaim (COEPS).

Site inspector, Teresa Leath, awards COEMBS, COESA-O & COEPS accreditations.