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Bariatric Services at UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital

As a Bariatric Surgery Center, the Minimally Invasive Bariatric and General Surgery Program at UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital is accredited as a comprehensive center with adolescent qualifications by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program. This accreditation recognizes the program for meeting rigorous standards of quality that evaluate patient outcomes, the volume of surgeries performed each year, and the continued support patients receive after surgery. The program specializes in the treatment of obesity and abdominal problems in men and women.

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Bariatric Services
UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
300 Halket St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

To schedule an initial evaluation, please call
412-641-3632 or complete a form online.

Bariatric Services


If you think you might be a candidate for bariatric services, you may register for an information session by calling 412-641-3632 or 1-800-533-8762.

Patient Weight Loss Stories

Read our patient weight loss stories and learn how the different types surgical and non-surgical medical weight loss procedures changed the lives of these UPMC patients.

Bariatric Support Groups

Bariatric services support groups are open to all patients and family members pursuing bariatric services, or who have already had a bariatric, gastric bypass or adjustable gastric band procedure. Support groups take place the second Wednesday of the month.

Reservations are not required. For additional information, please call 412-641-3632 or consult the current Bariatric Support Groups schedule.

Additional Bariatric Resources:

UPMC Bariatric Diet Resources: Find bariatric diet recipes for the each phase of recovery.

Dr. Anita Courcoulas discusses weight loss options on WPXI Community Matters.

Bariatric Services an Overview

Anita Courcoulas, MD, MPH, FACS, chief of Minimally Invasive Bariatric and General Surgery at UPMC, discusses surgical options for weight loss, the health benefits of weight loss surgery, factors that make a person a likely surgical candidate, and weight loss expectations.

Listen to the Weight Loss Surgery podcast with Dr. Anita Courcoulas.

Visit UPMC Bariatric Services website for more information:

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