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A Lifetime Commitment

Your Commitment to Surgical Weight Loss

The patient plays a key role in the success of weight loss surgery.  Weight loss surgery is a tool. Maintaining weight loss requires dedication. Following the suggestions made by your surgeon, nurse and dietitian will greatly increase your success. The next step is a lifetime of exercise, sensible diet and taking vitamin supplements.

This commitment will bring unlimited benefits. The most important being the elimination or vast reduction of your obesity and obesity-related medical problems.

Our Commitment to You: A Team Approach

The Jefferson Abington Hospital Institute for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery's comprehensive program offers the lifetime support  that a patient needs in order to remain dedicated and attain long-term health and happiness.

Morbid obesity has multiple factors, and we address it with a multi-disciplinary approach that utilizes a team of experts. These include:

  • Surgeons
  • Nurses
  • Physician's assistants
  • Psychiatrist
  • Nutritionists
  • Physical therapist
  • Consultants such as cardiologist, pulmonologist, vascular surgeon