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The UW Health Medical and Surgical Weight Management Program offers our patients the means to lose weight safely, restore health and improve quality of life. We believe the most important aspect of weight loss is improved health after surgery or medical therapy. The true measure of our program’s success is the improvement or elimination of many weight-related health conditions. Our program staff partners with you and provides you the resources needed to continue on your path to a healthier life.

 

 
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Seminars

 

Curious about our program? Come to our free seminars to learn about our Medical and Surgical Weight Management team and discusses how we can work with you to lose weight safely, restore health and improve quality of life.

 

Register online

 

UW Health Medical and Surgical Weight Management team physicians 

Learn About Our Program

 

Curious about our program? Watch a video that introduces our Medical and Surgical Weight Management team and discusses how we can work with you to lose weight safely, restore health and improve quality of life.

 

Watch our video

 

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Our Doctors

 

At UW Health, we use a multidisciplinary approach to care for patients seeking weight loss surgery. Working together for the good of the patient is one reason we are a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence.

 

Meet Our Doctors

UW Health bariatric surgery: Getting started 

Weight Loss Surgery

 

Our surgeons perform the Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, laparoscopic adjustable gastric band and sleeve gastrectomy procedures as well as revisional surgery for people who have had previous weight loss surgery.

 

Learn more about weight loss surgery

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Very Low Calorie Diet (VLCD)

 

Very Low Calorie Diet (VLCD) is a medically-managed, nutritionally-balanced weight loss program that involves consuming specialized shakes and bars for up to 20 weeks.

 

Learn more about the Very Low Calorie Diet

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Success Stories

 

Watch and learn from our patients and understand how medical or surgical weight loss can help you improve your health and overall quality of life.

 

Weight Loss Surgery: A Rebirth for One Woman

 

A Life-Changing Experience

 

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