WVU Medicine reups metabolic, bariatric surgery accreditation

Morgantown, W.Va.-based WVU Medicine Bariatrics was reaccredited as a comprehensive center under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program.

Here's what you should know:

1. WVU Medicine has received the accreditation three times.

2. The program recognizes facilities that deliver high-quality care to bariatric surgery patients.

3. West Virginia has some of the highest obesity rates in the nation. More than a third of its citizens are overweight or obese.

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