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Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence at UPMC

Is your weight holding you down? You're not alone.

Almost 34 percent of adults in the United States are obese. And, Pennsylvania ranks among the top 20 most obese states with an obesity rate of 28.5 percent.

If you're struggling with obesity and you're ready to lose weight, the UPMC bariatric surgery team can help you find a healthier, happier you.

Why Choose UPMC for Bariatric Surgery?

What You'll Get from UPMC's Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence

Personalized care

Our bariatric surgeons will work with you to develop your personalized weight loss plan and determine which procedure is best for you:

Decision-making resources

If you're trying to decide if bariatric surgery is the right option for you:

Lifelong support

 

Our approach to bariatric surgery provides you with everything you need for successful weight loss — before, during, and long after your surgery.

Multiple locations

We offer bariatric procedures at multiple locations throughout Western Pennsylvania — from Pittsburgh to Erie and in between.

About Bariatric Surgery at UPMC

You could be a candidate for weight loss surgery at UPMC's Bariatric Surgery Center if you:

  • Are 80 to 100 pounds overweight
  • Have a Body Mass Index (BMI) over 40
  • Have a BMI over 35 and suffer from obesity-related health problems

Learn more about your bariatric procedure options at UPMC:

 

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UPMC Bariatric Surgery Center featured in JAMA

Three years after surgery, patients are still maintaining their weight loss. Click here to watch a video about Dr. Courcoulas’ recent study in the Journal of the American Medical Association

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