Bariatrics & Surgical Weight Loss


Losing weight is a challenge? Losing a lot of weight – and keeping it off – is even harder. Often, it takes expert medical advice and support to help you achieve and maintain the weight loss you desire.

More than 60% of the U.S. population is overweight


About 30% is classified as being obese.

Your Weight Loss Journey


Our Patients

We offer hope to patients who are suffering from obesity, especially those who have or are at risk for other health issues, such as:

  • High blood pressure (hypertension)
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Sleep apnea and other breathing problems
  • Osteoarthritis and back problems
  • Heart disease
  • Other metabolic conditions

Your weight is the result of many factors. Some of them, like family history, you cannot change. But you can change some of the factors, such as lifestyle and eating habits. We care for individuals who are looking for a supervised weight reduction program to help them meet their weight-loss goals and reduce their risk for serious health issues.

Our Team

At Palisades Medical Center, our weight loss professionals value a multidisciplinary approach to medical and surgical weight loss. Our doctors rely on the skills and knowledge of experienced professionals who are committed to providing you with ongoing support through your weight loss surgery and beyond. Our team includes:

  • Board-certified laparoscopic surgeons
  • Bariatricians
  • Registered Dietitians
  • Nutritionists
  • Health Psychologists
  • Nurse Practitioners/Physician Assistants
  • Program Managers
  • Support Groups

We’re With You Before, During and After Surgery


Your weight-loss journey doesn’t start and end with surgery. Follow-up is an important part of helping you make sure that you lose the weight and keep it off. The long-term aftercare you receive helps ensure your continued weight loss success.

Weight loss can have a major impact on many different areas of your life. It can affect your emotions, your work life, your family life, and your other relationships. Our support groups enable you to connect with other people like you who are on the journey to living a happier and healthier life.

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