Weight Loss Management Center at UWMC – Roosevelt | UW …


Posted: September 28, 2018 at 6:44 pm

At UW Medicine Weight Loss Management Center at UWMC-Roosevelt, our weight loss team helps patients who are obese shed pounds and regain their health. Weve been providing expert, compassionate care for more than 30 years and understand how important the weight loss process is to our patients lives. Thats why we are dedicated to supporting you every step of the way from the initial consultation through treatment and comprehensive follow-up care.Individualized Care, Exceptional Service Our multidisciplinary team consists of experienced bariatric surgeons, internal medicine physicians, nurse practitioners, social workers, and registered dietitians with the clinical knowledge and expertise to offer the best weight loss care available. We first carefully assess your health history, medical issues and body type. Then well discuss the various weight loss options, making sure that you receive the support and education you need to make an informed decision. The combination of customized care, innovative treatments, education about your weight loss options and continual support ensure that you can meet your weight loss goals. Our Approach to Weight Loss Management Our non-surgical weight loss program uses strategies proven to help people lose weight and improve their health. You will meet with experts on our team to discuss your health, goals and treatment options. We partner with you to set the diet and exercise plan that will work best for you. Through our Habits for Health courses, you will learn how to reach your goals to lose weight, regularly engage in brisk physical activity and maintain the weight you have lost. In some cases, patients who arent meeting their weight loss goals may want to add medications along with their lifestyle changes. Our healthcare professionals will work with you to determine if adding medications could safely help you lose weight. Please complete any forms that were mailed to you prior to your appointment with our health care provider. Weight Loss Surgery Weight loss operations can have an enormous impact on your life, in terms of number of pounds lost, and overall improvement in your health and quality of life. Our comprehensive program provides individualized care and exceptional service to support patients every step of the way. The Weight Loss Management Center at UWMC-Roosevelt is a nationally recognized center for weight loss surgery and one of only six centers in the country funded by the National Institutes of Health to study outcomes of bariatric surgery. This places UW Medical Center at the forefront of weight loss management surgery, and our experienced, highly qualified team provides patients with excellent surgical and follow-up care. View our weight loss seminar Our Approach to Weight Loss Surgery

Bariatric Surgeries OfferedWe perform the following procedures for surgical weight loss. Each of these operations has advantages and disadvantages, which your surgical team will discuss with you in detail, if appropriate.

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