Medical Weight Loss

Comprehensive Approach to Weight Loss

Winchester Hospital’s approach to medical weight loss provides patients with access to board-certified obesity medicine doctors, registered dietitians and therapists – all working together to help you on the path to a healthier lifestyle.

Is Medical Weight Loss Right for You?

Our medical weight loss program welcomes children and their parents, adolescents and adults who:

  • Have a body mass index (BMI) on the upper end of normal or above (25 and more)
  • Want to improve their health and obesity-related diseases
  • Have a pediatrician requesting a consultation
  • Want to quickly decrease weight prior to an upcoming surgery, fertility procedure or other procedure
  • Have tried multiple weight loss methods unsuccessfully
  • Have had bariatric surgery and are struggling to keep weight off

Program Overview

Our medical weight loss team knows that every patient is unique. That’s why we consider all aspects of your health when developing the right weight loss plan for you. We offer:

  • Medical evaluation and treatment of obesity-related conditions
  • Individualized treatment plans
  • Dietary and nutritional counseling
  • Food-based diets
  • FDA-approved weight loss medications
  • Behavioral modification and emotional support
  • HMR® Weight Management Program for highly structured nutrition counseling and meal replacements

Pediatric Weight Loss

Weight loss programs are also available for pediatric patients over the age of 10, adolescents and their families. We offer age-appropriate nutrition and behavioral support and FDA-approved medication, if appropriate.

Start Your Weight Loss Journey at Winchester Hospital

Our program is located at 75 Riverside Avenue in Medford. To schedule an appointment or to find out more about program, call 781-396-6221.

Find a Winchester Hospital doctor who specializes in medical weight loss.

Learn about our Weight Loss Support Group.