The Power to Achieve a Healthier Life
Reclaim your health and reach your weight loss goals with our expert, personalized surgical care.
When your weight is impacting your everyday health and well-being, the weight loss surgery team at Brigham Health's Center for Weight Management and Wellness will support you and your decision to achieve a healthier life. As the most experienced weight loss surgery program in Boston, we understand that the decision to have surgery is not taken lightly and should involve a comprehensive team-based approach followed by a lifetime of support and guidance.
Even during the challenges of COVID-19, your personal health goals should not have to be put on hold. Whether you are a new patient or have seen us before, our Weight Loss Surgery experts can consult with you through Virtual Visits, so you can start – or continue – your weight loss journey.
To schedule a Virtual Visit, please first take our short online information session below and see how our care never stops.
Our Safe Care Promise
The health and safety of our patients, families and staff is our top priority. We are taking a comprehensive approach to prevent the spread of infectious diseases while we continue to provide the expert weight management care our patients need. Learn more about our Safe Care Commitment and the measures we are taking to provide the safest possible environment.
To schedule a Virtual Visit with a weight loss surgeon, please first watch the short information session below. After completing the session, a new patient coordinator will be in touch to schedule your virtual consult. Alternatively, you can call the number provided at the end of the session to speak to a new patient coordinator during regular business hours.
The least invasive procedure, gastric banding keeps organ structure intact but is less effective for producing significant weight loss over time.
Revisional surgeries are for patients who have already undergone a weight-loss surgical procedure and can take the form of a reversal, a conversion, or a repair.
Weight loss surgery isn’t simply about losing weight. It can also cure—or prevent the development of—many health conditions, including type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and sleep apnea.
While overeating, poor nutrition and a sedentary lifestyle contribute to weight gain, there are also many genetic, metabolic and psychological factors that can make it difficult to achieve meaningful weight loss.
If you have struggled to lose weight through more conservative means, weight loss surgery may be an option. Here, we explain the differences between Gastric Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy, and Gastric Band.