Is your weight holding you down? You're not alone.
If you're struggling with obesity and you're ready to lose weight, UPMC Bariatric Services can help you find a healthier you. At UPMC, we provide a broad range of surgical and non-surgical medical weight loss solutions.
UPMC Bariatric Services meets the highest level of national accreditation for bariatric surgery centers.
This means we have rigorous routine reviews to make sure we:
And UPMC Bariatric Services provides much more than surgical procedures.
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UPMC Bariatric Services is provided at UPMC hospitals and in offices located throughout western and central Pennsylvania and in New York. The services offered vary by location.
Our team of bariatric experts from many specialty areas will:
For individuals who choose not to undergo surgery, or for those who are not eligible, we offer non-surgical medical weight loss options. Treatment is tailored to your needs and supervised by medical experts who are trained in providing care for overweight and/or obese patients.
Our surgeons perform a variety of bariatric (weight loss) procedures, including minimally invasive bariatric surgery. They'll work with you to develop a personalized weight loss plan and talk with you about weight loss surgery to determine the right option for you:
Our approach provides what you need for a successful weight loss and weight management journey
Learn how our researchers and staff are committed to providing the latest therapy and surgical techniques to optimize patient care.
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.
Anita P. Courcoulas, MD, chief of minimally invasive and bariatric surgery at UPMC, talks about the benefits of bariatric surgery in this edition of WPXI Community Matters.
Dr. Anita Courcoulas was recently featured in two articles about bariatric surgery.