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At the Lancaster General Health Healthy Weight Management & Bariatric Surgery program, our team has proven expertise in both surgical and non-surgical weight loss treatments. Our surgeons perform minimally invasive, laparoscopic surgical procedures including sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass, and the duodenal switch. Our surgeons are fellowship-trained in bariatric surgery. Our non-surgical program is led by two physicians board-certified in obesity medicine. 

Both options include support from dietitians, exercise physiologists, nurses and behavioral medicine specialists. We also offer monthly support groups and a fitness center that is exclusively for our patients. 

Our comprehensive approach to weight loss is designed to help you reach a healthy weight—and maintain it for life.

  • Weight Loss Seminars

    We offer free in-person and online weight loss surgery informational seminars led by one of our bariatric surgeons.

  • Are You a Candidate?

    Find out if you meet the general criteria for bariatric surgery, which includes being between 18-70 years old and having a body mass index (BMI) of 40—or 35 with certain health issues.

  • Surgical Weight Loss Procedures

    Our bariatric surgeons perform four primary types of weight loss surgery, all laparoscopically.

  • Weight Loss Without Surgery

    We offer a medically managed weight loss program led by our team of health experts.

  • SHAPEDOWN Program for Adolescents

    SHAPEDOWN® is a nationally recognized weight management program for children 7 to 12 years of age.

  • Support Group

    We offer a monthly weight-loss support group that is open to anyone who has had bariatric surgery or is considering it.

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