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Patient Resources

From healthy heart classes to specialty clinics, we offer a multitude of resources designed to help cardiac patients lead healthy, happy lives.

Classes & Screenings

At-Home Monitoring System

A unique, convenient program from St. John Home Care that allows congestive heart failure patients to monitor and transmit health information from their home to a program coordinator, who tracks and analyzes the data and can contact the patient's doctor, if necessary.

Learn more about Congestive Heart Failure Monitoring

Cardiac Support Groups

Weight Loss Program

St. John Providence Weight Loss (SJPWL) at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Oakland Center in Madison Heights, is recognized as a Bariatric Center of Excellence (COE) by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

This means our bariatric surgery program meets the highest standards for quality and outcomes and produces the lowest complication rates. In December 2008, the program was named a Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery by Blue Cross Blue Shield, a designation that further reflects the high quality of the SJPWL program. SJPWL at St. John Hospital and Medical Center in Detroit has been granted provisional status for accreditation by the American College of Surgeons Bariatric Surgery Center Network.

Our surgical weight loss options include the LAP-BAND® Adjustable Gastric Band, Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy and Biliopancreatic Diversion and more. Most of our surgical procedures can be performed laparoscopically, resulting in smaller incisions/scars, reduced pain, shorter recovery time and reduced risk of infection. We also offer support programs before and after surgery to help ensure success.

SJPWL also offers a renowned, non-surgical weight loss program for adults and teens. Our medical program offers a range of options to help participants adopt healthy habits for the rest of their lives with a focus on moderate food intake, lifestyle modification, activity, and overcoming the barriers to attaining a healthy weight. Participants and their families also learn strategies to build self-esteem and develop greater emotional and physical health.

Learn more about weight loss


Find a Physician

Support is so important

Patients and their families can benefit so much from groups with other people experiencing some of the same things they are.

For more information about our support groups for patients and their families, please call us: 1-866-501-DOCS

CoreValve Clinical Trial

SJH&MC has been selected to take part in a clinical trial to evaluate a non-surgical alternative to open-heart surgery for patients with severe aortic stenosis, a common heart problem caused by an abnormal narrowing of the heart’s aortic valve.