Weight Loss Surgery

Helping Patients Live a Healthy and Happy Life

Losing weight can be one of the most difficult challenges a person can face. Our experienced, multidisciplinary team in the Surgical Weight Loss Program at Winchester Hospital is with you every step of the way to make sure your weight loss journey is a positive one.

Is Weight Loss Surgery Right for You?

Weight loss surgery, or bariatric surgery, is a treatment option for people with morbid obesity who have been unable to lose weight and/or maintain weight loss. Our surgery program cares for adults who have:

  • A body mass index (BMI) of 40 or greater, or
  • A BMI of 35 or greater, and one or more conditions related to obesity, such as diabetes, sleep apnea, high blood pressure or high cholesterol
  • Had prior weight loss surgery that may require revision
  • Have regained weight after weight loss surgery

Types of Weight Loss Surgery

Winchester Hospital, which is a MBSAQIP-Accredited Comprehensive Center and is recognized by Blue Cross and Blue Shield with the Blue Distinction honor for quality outcomes, offers highly personalized programs based on your individual needs, including:

  • Gastric bypass
  • Sleeve gastrectomy
  • Duodenal switch
  • Robotic weight loss surgery
  • Revisional surgery for adjustable gastric bands

Meet Our Team

Winchester Hospital's multidisciplinary weight loss surgery team includes a group of leading bariatric surgeons along with caring and experienced nurses and other surgical weight loss professionals.

Take the First Step: Virtual Information Session

Learn more about weight loss surgery at Winchester Hospital by attending a free virtual weight loss information session, presented live on Google Hangouts. You’ll hear from our team of weight loss specialists to learn about our medical and surgical weight loss programs. 

Virtual sessions are held on the fourth Wednesday of the month from 5:00 - 6:00 pm (holidays may affect schedule). Call 781-756-6760 or email winchesterbariatricstelehealth@lahey.org to register. The Google Hangouts link will be emailed to you.


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