We Support You
The mission of the bariatric surgical weight loss program at Doctors Hospital is to provide our patients with a multi-disciplinary team of healthcare professionals who support our patients each step of the way from the initial consultation through surgery and follow up. We offer educational seminars on bariatric weight loss options and support groups for patients requiring emotional support throughout their weight loss journey.
Weight loss is one of the hardest things you may ever face. Severe obesity is not a disorder of willpower but a chronic disease that has many contributing factors, involving your environment, genetics, physiology and psychology, metabolism and behavior.
The Truth About Risks
Obesity comes with substantial risk s. An obese person has ten times the risk of 50 different serious medical conditions, including high blood pressure, high cholesterol, stroke, gall bladder disease, diabetes, joint disease, sleep apnea, respiratory problems, depression and cancer.
The Healthy Living Center at Doctors Hospital is here for you. Our team of experienced surgical weight loss of physicians can help you achieve your weight loss goals. Surgical weight reduction approaches have consistently been shown to produce effective and manageable weight loss.