Weight-Loss Management

Offering the Latest in Weight Loss Surgery for Long-Term Results

The Nutritional Health & Bariatric Surgery Center at University Hospitals Digestive Health Institute provides innovative solutions for patients who are looking for lasting weight loss. With several convenient locations throughout Northeast Ohio, our trained experts use the very latest medical advancements to help patients experience safe and successful long-term weight loss, coupled with a healthier, more active lifestyle. At our center, helping you lose weight is not just our job – it is our passion.

Personalized, Complete Care

Led by highly experienced surgeons, the Nutritional Health & Bariatric Surgery Center is one of the most comprehensive weight loss surgery programs in the region. Our team offers personalized care and individualized support for patients – before, during and after weight loss surgery. Among our staff are individuals who have undergone weight loss surgery themselves, so they understand the journey and know how to help patients be successful.

Nationally recognized, the Nutritional Health & Bariatric Surgery Center is fully dedicated to the most safe and effective outcomes for patients. Additionally, all three of our hospital locations are accredited by the American College of Surgeons, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation & Quality Improvement Program.

Health Benefits After Bariatric Surgery

In addition to significant weight loss, patients who undergo weight loss surgery typically experience improvements in:

  • Diabetes and high blood sugar
  • Cholesterol
  • High blood pressure or hypertension
  • Osteoarthritis pain
  • Sleep apnea
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Infertility

Three Steps to Weight Loss Success

Getting started with the University Hospitals weight loss surgery program is as easy as 1, 2, 3:

  1. Attend a free information session at one of University Hospitals’ convenient community locations or watch a session online
  2. Meet with our expert bariatric team to help you decide which surgery is right for you
  3. Speak with our financial counselors and insurance specialists for a seamless journey through the process.

Minimally Invasive Weight Loss Options

Experts at the UH Nutritional Health & Bariatric Surgery Center utilize minimally invasive surgical techniques, which allow for less pain and a faster recovery. In fact, most patients leave the hospital in one or two days and can return to work shortly after having weight loss surgery.

Our program offers both minimally invasive and endoscopic weight loss procedures to fit each patient’s unique weight loss needs, including:

Financial Counseling Puts Weight Loss Surgery Within Reach

The UH Nutritional Health & Bariatric Surgery Center is pleased to offer all patients the services of experienced financial counselors. These experts advise patients to ensure they are informed of the costs associated with the different weight loss procedures.

If patients are interested in paying out-of-pocket for weight loss surgery, our financial counselors can guide them through the process.

Contact Us

To learn more about weight loss surgery at University Hospitals, call 216-844-5274 or email us at .

Information Sessions for Weight Loss Surgery

Interested in weight loss surgery? Get started: Attend a free information session, either in-person or online.
Watch Online Video Session
Register for In-Person Session

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