Kevin Wilfon
December 18, 2014

Local Community Partnership Can Help Save Lives

Reno, Nev. Sierra Pacific Federal Credit Union and Western Bariatric Institute (WBI) announce a collaboration that will offer local financing for the cost of surgeries not covered by health insurance. WBI is a leading weight loss surgery institute located in Reno, Nevada. The institute is a leading provider of weight-loss surgery, performing over 4000 minimally invasive procedures per year. Sierra Pacific FCU is a 76 year old financial institution with three offices in Reno, and locations in Las Vegas and Phoenix. WBI is an accredited “Center of Excellence” through the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. The WBI spokesperson lauded the relationship as an innovative move towards offering accessibility to important health service options through locally based financing. For more information on WBI visit or call 775-326-9152 ext. 3.


Western Bariatric Institute and Sierra Pacific Credit union
Local Community Partnership Can help save lives in Reno, Nevada