Weight loss surgery at Southcoast.
One day for surgery. A lifetime of support.
Our comprehensive weight loss surgery program consists of a team of experienced healthcare professionals that are focused on your success. From a full spectrum of pre-op consultations to post-op support groups for life, we are here to support your goal of long-term weight loss. As a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, we have a demonstrated track record of consistent, positive outcomes in bariatric surgery. All surgery for the Southcoast Center for Weight Loss is performed at Tobey and Charlton Memorial Hospitals by our team of experienced surgeons.
Nearly 400,000 Americans die prematurely each year of obesity-related complications such as high blood pressure and diabetes.
Millions of Americans fall into the category of clinically severe obesity — more than 100 pounds overweight with a body mass index greater than 40. (Body mass index is a calculation of weight in relation to height.)
Bariatric surgery has been endorsed by a consensus panel convened by the National Institutes of Health as the only effective means of inducing significant long-term weight loss for the vast majority of patients with morbid obesity.
The Southcoast Center for Weight Loss is designed to incorporate a thorough approach to weight loss surgery utilizing a team comprised of dieticians, psychologists, nurses and surgeons to provide a safe and comprehensive surgical weight loss program.
The care at the Southcoast Center for Weight Loss far exceeds national quality standards. In fact, Southcoast is designated as an accredited center by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation & Quality Improvement Program for its demonstrated track record of consistent, favorable outcomes in bariatric surgery.
Potential patients must attend a free informational session to learn more about bariatric surgery and explain the risks and benefits. Information sessions are held regularly each month at locations throughout the South Coast.
The Southcoast Center for Weight Loss also offers a comprehensive medical weight loss programs. Learn more.
Our patients are our best referral.
Word of mouth has been our strongest asset. A majority of our new patients come to us at the recommendation of their friends and family who have been through our program and seen results with us. It’s a true testament to what we have developed at the Center for Weight Loss.
We recently hosted a reunion event to bring together all our patients so they could reconnect with others who have gone through the same experience. It was our way of saying thank you for choosing us.
Check out our video highlights from the event.
- Fall 2014 (Adobe Acrobat PDF, 517 KB)
- Summer 2014 (Adobe Acrobat PDF, 246 KB)
- Winter 2014 (Adobe Acrobat PDF, 240 KB)
- Fall 2013 (Adobe Acrobat PDF, 240 KB)
- Summer 2013 (Adobe Acrobat PDF, 418 KB)
- Winter 2013 (Adobe Acrobat PDF, 527 KB)
- Spring/Summer 2012 (Adobe Acrobat PDF, 410 KB)
- Fall 2012 (Adobe Acrobat PDF, 430 KB)
- Winter 2012 (Adobe Acrobat PDF, 416 KB)
- Fall/Winter 2011 (Adobe Acrobat PDF, 259 KB)
- Summer 2011 (Adobe Acrobat PDF, 344 KB)
- Spring 2011 (Adobe Acrobat PDF, 336 KB)