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Patient Care

Duke Regional Hospital is an MBSAQIP Accredited Center.The Division of Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery specializes in minimally invasive general and weight loss surgery. We have locations in Durham and Raleigh with convenient and free parking. We operate at Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital and the James E. Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center. Duke Regional Hospital is an MBSAQIP Accredited Center.

Weight Loss Surgery


Jason Hunning's Weight Loss Journey

Jason Hunning struggled with his weight for years. After numerous diet and exercise plans he decided to try something different when the scale hit 360 pounds. He underwent gastric bypass surgery. Weight loss surgeon Jin Yoo, MD, performed the operation at Duke Regional Hospital in 2011. Recorded in 2014, Hunning reflects on the changes in his life since the surgery.


Patient Resources

Learn more about the weight loss surgery program at Duke.

General Surgery

  • Hernia repair
  • Disorders of the gallbladder, colon, stomach, spleen, liver, and pancreas
  • Esophagus disorders (gastroesophageal reflux disease, Barrett's esophagus)
  • Small bowel obstruction
  • Diverticulitis
  • Colostomy reversal
  • Adrenal glands
  • Lipoma

Research Participation Opportunities

As a leader in research and clinical studies, our patients have access to innovative procedures and the most current therapies. See research participation opportunities.

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