Please note: effective January 31, the Center for Weight Management & Bariatric Surgery has moved to 10 Members Way, Suite 302 in Dover, New Hampshire
The answer to losing weight is different for everyone—so work with our team of obesity medicine physicians, dietitians, and health coaches to get the guidance you need for successful weight management.
Weight Loss Surgery
If diet and exercise alone aren’t enough to help you overcome obesity, weight loss surgery may be for you. Let’s walk through the weight loss surgery journey you’d take in our MBSAQIP-certified bariatrics program.
The Life You Pictured
What’s the life you picture for yourself? Whether it’s everyday things: morning walks on the beach, hikes with friends, or going to shows where you aren't restricted by seating. Or if it’s lifelong goals: getting pregnant, giving birth, or keeping up with your kids' or grandkids’ activities. We’ll help you live each day, confident about the long, healthy life ahead of you. A life where you’ve taken control of your obesity.
Am I A Candidate for Surgery?
If you’ve struggled over the years to manage your weight with diet and exercise alone, surgery is an option. To qualify, you need to have a BMI of at least 40, or a BMI of at least 35 with other resultant health issues (such as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and others). BMI, or body mass index, is a measurement of body fat based on your height and weight. See if you qualify for surgery with our BMI calculator.
What Can I Expect?
Our multidisciplinary team of bariatric surgeons, advanced practitioners, certified bariatric nurses, psychologists, nutritionists, and physical therapists will guide you every step of the way. We’ll prepare you physically and mentally before surgery by addressing unhealthy behaviors and helping you lose preoperative weight. Then our highly experienced, board-certified surgeons will perform your procedure—using robot-assisted technology for improved safety, precision, and recovery.
What is Life Like After Surgery?
The results of your surgery will become apparent soon after returning home. Your appetite will change. You’ll get full faster. As you diet and follow your exercise plan, the weight will start to come off. But unlike before, the weight will stay off. Slowly but surely, you’ll break free from obesity, and start to live the life you wanted.
See Michelle D.'s Story
“Now I can rollerblade and ride a bike. I don't need a seatbelt extension on a plane. I went to the Dominican, and I parasailed for the first time. It was on my bucket list for years. I do a lot of activities now. Kayaking. Hiking. I've done four 5Ks! All things I wanted to do or wished I could do, but you know, you're not motivated to do until you lose the weight.”
—Michelle D. from Rochester, NH
Every day, we help our patients pursue a healthier, happier lifestyle with personalized weight management and surgery plans. Because our weight loss surgery and obesity medicine programs are accredited by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, you can feel confident knowing we meet the highest national standards for quality and safety.