Presurgical assessments & Post-surgical Counseling

Compassionate pre-operative psychological evaluations

Edgewood offers pre-operative psychological assessments for candidates considering bariatric surgery, pain pump implants, and other procedures. Our goal is to prepare you for the procedure and comprehend the risks and potential consequences of your decision.


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT presurgical Assessments

Get answers about Edgewood’s presurgical evaluations

What is the evaluation process and how long does it take?

Evaluations take three hours to complete and include both a computerized assessment and an interview with a psychologist. Recommendations and psychometric test scores are documented for insurance purposes and for your medical team. The majority of candidates that meet are approved for the procedure. If barriers are identified, we will work with you and your physician to help overcome your obstacles.

When will I receive results?

Results are ready for you and your physician within one week of the assessment.

What about post-surgical counseling?

Edgewood also offers post-surgical counseling to help you reach your goals to maintain optimal health.