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Patient Education

Patient Education

Life After Bariatric Surgery

Learn what life is like after bariatric surgery including surgical follow-up, nutrition and dietary guidelines, exercise plans, and support groups.

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Videos & Guides

Access Cleveland Clinic bariatric surgery information and videos to learn about the weight loss option that is right for you.

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Why Choose the Bariatric & Metabolic Institute?

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.

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Get Started

If you’re interested in weight loss surgery or medical management, register today for our free online or in-person informational seminar. You’ll learn about what to expect, available options and receive answers to common questions.

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