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At Cleveland Clinic's Bariatric & Metabolic Institute, our multidisciplinary team determines the weight loss plan that’s right for you.
We evaluate our patients with a thorough physical exam, which may require blood work and other diagnostic tools. Our team also takes into account your medical issues when determining next steps.
Our Medical Weight Loss Program combines diet, exercise and behavioral therapy and, if indicated, pharmacotherapy to manage obesity.
Based on our team’s evaluation, you may be a candidate for bariatric surgery.Learn More About the Criteria for Surgery
Our seminar is designed to help you make an informed decision about weight loss surgery. Listen to one of our Cleveland Clinic surgeons describe morbid obesity and the surgical options used to treat this disease.
Our online seminar provides the same information you receive in-person, but is available to complete at your convenience. After you've finished, you will need to answer a few questions to ensure you understood.
At Cleveland Clinic's Bariatric & Metabolic Institute, world-class doctors evaluate our patients with a thorough physical exam, which may require blood work and other diagnostic tools. With help from physicians in a variety of specialties, our doctors take into account your medical issues when determining the weight loss plan that’s right for you. Our pioneering surgeons perform more than 95 percent of all procedures with minimally invasive (laparoscopic) techniques, improving our patients' healing and recovery time. The level of support provided at Cleveland Clinic’s Bariatric & Metabolic Institute is unparalleled. Each patient is assigned a patient navigator, who serve as a single point of contact throughout your weight loss surgery journey, offering encouragement and support every step of the way.Learn More