Weight Loss Surgery

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset

Explore your weight loss options today

Many patients struggle with their weight, but in some cases, lifestyle changes aren't enough to counter adverse health effects of obesity. We provide various surgical procedures that are clinically proven to help patients lose the weight they need to stabilize their health and transform their lives. If you are interested in weight loss surgery options, our friendly, knowledgeable team is ready to assist you.

Center of Excellence Metabolic & Bariatric SurgeryRobert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset is accredited as a Center of Excellence in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery by Surgical Review Corporation – one of only five in New Jersey to achieve this designation. A Center of Excellence in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery accreditation distinguishes Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset from many other hospitals by providing the highest quality of care to its patients.

Bariatric Surgery

Weight loss surgery—or "bariatric surgery"—involves reducing the size of the patient's stomach. This means that a patient will feel full sooner, eat less, and with the help of other lifestyle changes, reduce their weight.

There are two types of bariatric surgical procedures: restrictive and malabsorptive. Our accomplished weight loss surgeons can help determine which type of procedure will best accommodate each patient.

Some of the surgical procedures we provide include:

Our bariatric surgery statistics are above the national average for success for our patients. More than just performing the surgery, our physicians and counselors can help patients identify and establish the lifestyle changes they need to make their weight loss surgery a success. In some cases, we also offer ongoing support group resources and nutritional counseling

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Patient Stories

  • Thanks to bariatric surgery and self-discipline, one patient has managed to keep 165 pounds off for 14 years.

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  • "I was hiding for years and now I’ve shed my cocoon."

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