When the best option to improve your health is weight loss surgery, the team at the Center for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery is here to support you. As the most experienced weight loss surgery program in Boston, we know that obesity is a disease that should be treated using a comprehensive team-based approach followed by a lifetime of support and guidance. We've helped thousands of people who share your determination and drive reach their weight loss goals and achieve better health. With over 100 years of combined experience, our expert team of surgeons, dietitians, and clinical experts support you at every step in your journey to better health so you can live the life you were meant to live.

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To book a consult 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 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.

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Weight Loss Surgery Info Session

Laparoscopic Roux En Y Gastric Bypass
Shown to be the most effective procedure over time, gastric bypass has helped patients achieve significant and sustainable weight loss.

Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
The most popular weight loss procedure, this is a highly effective alternative to the gastric bypass and the gastric banding procedures.

Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding

The least invasive procedure, gastric banding keeps organ structure intact but is less effective for producing significant weight loss over time.

Revisional Surgery

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.

Justra had struggled with her weight for much of her life. At close to 300lbs, she made the decision to undergo weight loss surgery. 

The Remarkable Health Benefits of Weight Loss Surgery

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.

Weight Gain is Much More Complex than ‘Calories in, Calories Out’

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.

Weight Loss Surgery: Exploring Your Options

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.

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