Patients considering weight loss surgery can find compassionate care and comprehensive weight loss surgery options at the Center for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH). As a full service Level 1A Center of Excellence accredited bariatric center, we provide each patient with a weight loss surgery plan that is tailored to their individual needs. Our bariatric surgeons have over 70 years of cumulative experience and can perform each weight loss surgery procedure laparoscopically, enabling patients to recover more quickly and shorten their hospital stay.
The Center provides comprehensive options for weight loss surgery, including:
In this video, Dr. Scott Shikora, Director of Brigham and Women's Center for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, discusses weight loss surgery options for weight loss and metabolic treatment in patients with a body mass index (BMI) greater than 40 or BMI greater than 35 with a major co-morbid condition. Weight loss surgery, or bariatric surgery, can result in meaningful and sustainable weight loss that has long term health benefits. Brigham and Women's Center for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery performs several weight loss surgery procedures including lap band surgery (adjustable gastric band), sleeve gastrectomy and gastric bypass surgery.
Attend an information session at BWH to learn more about weight loss surgery. You'll hear about the details and benefits of each weight loss surgery, and learn more about the program at BWH. To find a session, contact our new patient coordinator at 617-732-8500, ext. 1.
In addition to weight loss surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital offers comprehensive care across a number of medical specialties, including cardiac surgery, neurosurgery, women's health, and spine surgery. Patients in need of specific procedures can use our physician directory to find specialists to perform orthopaedic surgery, a laminectomy, laparoscopic hysterectomy, and more.
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