Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Patient Stories

Patients of Brigham and Women's Center for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (CMBS) have had remarkable results losing weight with bariatric surgery. Take a moment and read our patients’ success stories and learn how weight loss surgery at CMBS has changed their lives. We are proud to share these inspiring journeys:

Anthony no longer needs high blood pressure medication and has control of his type-2 diabetes following gastric sleeve surgery. He’s lost 90 pounds and replaced his favorite fast food restaurants with the gym. Read Anthony’s story.

Danielle enjoys shopping for clothes since losing 70 pounds, and doesn’t even mind when her teenaged daughter borrows them. This nurse is enjoying a healthy life thanks to gastric sleeve surgery. Read Danielle’s story.

Laurie traveled to Europe and the Middle East four weeks post-gastric sleeve surgery. After losing 90 pounds, she’s more active than ever, biking and doing Zumba, despite her spina bifida. Read Laurie’s story.

Louise knew she was destined for life in a wheelchair if she didn’t lose weight. Gastric bypass surgery enabled her to lose weight and have knee replacement surgery. She’s happier than ever and 100 pounds lighter. Read Louise’s story.

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