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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. Take the opportunity to hear from clinical experts and directly ask questions about options from the comfort of your home.
Our online seminar is available to complete at your convenience and is a required step to be considered for surgery. After you've finished, you will need to answer a few questions to ensure you understood.
Our pioneering surgeons perform more than 95 percent of all procedures with minimally invasive (laparoscopic) techniques, improving our patients' healing and recovery time. Last year, we performed our highest number of bariatric operations, providing 1,100 patients with the opportunity to live happier and healthier lives. 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