Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery

RWJ Hamilton's bariatric surgery program offers the most Center of Excellence in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery award logoadvanced clinical treatment for weight loss and enables patients to overcome the most damaging health effects of obesity.

Through a team approach, candidates are evaluated and pre-existing conditions are considered prior to clearance for surgery. Patients receive education on surgical options, risks, outcomes, potential side effects and lifestyle modifications.

Patient safety and a quality outcome is our top priority. For that reason, RWJ Hamilton's Bariatric Program has been reviewed and accredited as a Center of Excellence in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. If you are considering bariatric surgery make sure you look for this important endorsement.

We Set You Up for Success
Whether or not to have weight-loss surgery is an important life decision. To help you decide if bariatric surgery is the right choice for you, RWJ Hamilton offers monthly support group meetings, ongoing dietary/nutritional classes (including pre-operative and post-operative nutritional counseling) and educational seminars with invited guest speakers.

If you do pursue surgery, your progress is monitored and strict dietary and exercise regimens are instituted. Patients are paired with clinical professionals, exercise specialists, nutritionists and support staff to provide a full continuum of services and counseling.

Patient Stories

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