bariatric surgery

Patient Stories

Hear what our patients are saying about their care

What happens when real people make the life-changing decision to have bariatric surgery? Some of our patients have shared their stories so you can read for yourself about their experiences.

Patient Stories


Sick of dieting only to have your weight go down and up? ER charge nurse Jenny was. Then she met with Dr. Ryland Stucke, bariatric surgeon, and his team. Read Jenny's story


Cassidy Tyre had struggled with her weight her entire life. An epilepsy diagnosis made it even harder for her to lose weight. Then she learned about Dr. Ryland Stucke, who works with the OHSU program to offer bariatric surgery at Adventist Health Portland. Read Cassidy's story