Helping Patients Live a Healthy and Happy Life
The Winchester Hospital Bariatric Surgery Center is nationally recognized and offers state-of-the-art weight-loss procedures, including:
- Gastric bypass
- Sleeve gastrectomy
- Adjustable gastric banding
- Advanced laparoscopic and bariatric surgery
As part of Winchester Hospital’s multidisciplinary approach, our outpatient nutrition service provides patients with programs and resources that encourage long-term success. This includes education and coaching for a healthier lifestyle and registered dietitians who help patients stay focused on weight management with instruction and follow-up. Learn more about outpatient nutrition services.
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Learn about our Weight Loss Surgery Support Group.
About Weight-Loss Surgery at Winchester Hospital
Our skilled surgeons treat patients who are:
- 100 pounds overweight with a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or higher
- BMI greater than 35 with serious co-morbid conditions such as high blood pressure, sleep apnea, diabetes or high cholesterol
- Unable to lose weight and maintain weight loss using conventional methods
The Winchester Hospital Bariatric Surgery Center is nationally recognized as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence through the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) and by Blue Cross and Blue Shield with the Blue Distinction honor for quality outcomes.
Winchester Hospital was the first community hospital in Massachusetts to earn Magnet recognition, which recognizes quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice.
To complement our excellent medical and surgical services, Winchester Hospital offers alternative therapies, including acupuncture, hypnotherapy, massage therapy, yoga and more.