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Weight Loss Surgery Center

Welcome

In recent years, we have slowly begun to understand obesity as a disease — a chronic disease that requires medical attention. For many people with this devastating illness, diets alone rarely, if ever, produce results. Weight loss surgery may offer hope of significant and lasting weight loss.

Jeff, a nurse in BIDMC's operating rooms, decided to have gastric sleeve surgery in January 2015. Follow Jeff's journey through weight loss surgery and beyond.

Do I Qualify?

You must meet specific criteria, based on guidelines established by the National Institutes of Health, before you can be considered for weight loss surgery.
Learn more about eligibility »


Surgical Options

At BIDMC, our bariatric surgeons perform three FDA-approved
weight loss surgery procedures:

   • RNY Gastric Bypass
   • Lap Adjustable Gastric Band
   • Gastric Sleeve

 

What to Expect at our Free Information Sessions

 

 

 

Contact Information

Weight Loss Surgery Center
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Shapiro Clinical Center, 3rd Floor
330 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
617-667-2845
617-667-2866 
wls@bidmc.harvard.edu

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