Awards and Recognition

Awards and Recognition

Proven Experience.  Since 1998, PinnacleHealth’s surgeons have completed more than 4,000 bariatric procedures and has received prestigious national awards.












Our program is characterized by its very low infection and complication rates and excellent survival rates Based on these statistics, PinnacleHealth has achieved the prestigious national designations as:

  • Center of Excellence (BSCOE) program by the Surgical Review Corporation (SRC) on behalf of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).
  • Blue Distinction CenterSM for Bariatric Surgery by the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association,
    coordinated by Highmark.
In addition, PinnacleHealth has been recognized with the Magnet award, a prestigious national distinction recognizing hospitals for excellence in nursing care, as well as the 2007 Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety, presented by HealthGrades, the nation’s leading healthcare ratings company.

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