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Bariatric Transport

Specialized Transport for Bariatric Patients – Safe, Comfortable, and Reliable

At HM Transport, we understand the unique needs of bariatric patients. Our specialized bariatric transport services are designed to ensure a safe, comfortable, and dignified experience for patients requiring extra care during transportation.

a bariatric stretcher inside a van

What is Bariatric Transport?

Bariatric transport involves the safe and comfortable transportation of patients who are overweight or obese. This specialized service ensures that patients receive the care they need during transit, with vehicles and equipment designed to handle their specific requirements.

Who Needs Bariatric Transport?

Bariatric transport is ideal for patients who:

  • Weigh more than 300 pounds
  • Have limited mobility or require special assistance
  • Need transportation to medical appointments, hospitals, or rehabilitation centers
  • Require a higher level of care during transportation

Our Specialized Vehicles and Equipment

Our fleet includes vehicles specifically designed for bariatric transport, equipped with:

  • Reinforced Stretchers and Wheelchairs: Capable of safely accommodating patients 300+ pounds.
  • Hydraulic Lifts and Ramps: For easy and safe patient loading and unloading.
  • Spacious Interiors: Providing ample room for patients and medical staff.
  • Advanced Safety Features: Ensuring the highest level of protection during transit.

Qualified and Compassionate Staff

Our team of trained professionals is dedicated to providing compassionate care for bariatric patients. Our staff includes:

  • Experienced Drivers: Skilled in handling bariatric transport vehicles.
  • Certified Medical Personnel: Available to assist with patient needs during transit.
  • Friendly Support Staff: Ready to coordinate all aspects of your transportation, ensuring a seamless and stress-free experience.
H&M Team Showcasing their transportation vehicles ready to serve you.

Choose HM Transport for Your Bariatric Transport Needs

Exceptional Care:
At HM Transport, we understand that bariatric patients have unique needs. Our compassionate team is trained to provide the highest level of care and respect, ensuring a dignified and comfortable journey. We recognize the challenges faced by bariatric patients and are committed to making their transport experience as smooth and stress-free as possible. From the moment you book with us, our focus is on providing personalized care tailored to your specific requirements.

Comprehensive Coverage:
Serving citizens throughout Virginia and the Washington DC Metro with safe, reliable, and affordable medical transportation. We understand that access to specialized transport services can be a challenge, which is why we strive to cover as many areas as possible.

Patient-Centered Approach:
Our approach is centered around the needs of our patients. We take the time to understand your specific requirements and preferences, tailoring our services to provide the best possible experience. From the moment you contact us, our team works diligently to ensure that every detail is taken care of, allowing you to focus on your health and well-being.

Bariatric Transport Reservations

  • SAME-DAY RESERVATIONS: Speak with a member of our team to expedite your request at 703-304-7889.
  • THE 4:00 PM RULE: All orders for next business day must be received by 4:00PM local time the day before to guarantee availability and scheduling.
  • TRIP DETAILS: Please use the “Notes” section to notify our team about important trip details such as: Appointment type, estimated duration of your appointment (if you need our services for the return trip) and number of stairs entering/exiting your home (if you need assistance going up/down the stairs).
  • STAIRS: Please note, if you need to be transferred up or down stairs, the quoted price will increase by a minimum $40 each way due to additional personnel required for the trip.
  • WEIGHT: For patients over 300 lbs, select Bariatric Service.
  • ​CANCELLATION POLICY: We know life happens and sometimes appointments need to be cancelled and/or rescheduled. We also know your time is valuable – and so is ours. Please cancel/change an appointment at least two (2) hours prior to the pick-up time to avoid fees. Changes/cancellations can be done through our mobile app, emailing us at [email protected] or by calling 703-304-7889.