Bariatric surgery changes lives. If you or a loved one have struggles with the disease of obesity, help is available.
“Weight loss surgery has positive impact in a matter of weeks… you begin to notice you are dropping as much as four to five pounds a week.”
– Elliot Avidan,
U.S. Navy Veteran
“I look at the world differently now because I feel like I can engage in everything”
– Teresa Bell-Stephens,
“This is the best thing I ever did”
– Jamie Dukes,
former NFL Player
Contact a Provider
The best way to learn more about bariatric surgery is to talk to a doctor. ASMBS’s provider search connects you with surgical experts, dietitians and physicians in your area.Contact a provider today
Find answers to common questions about surgery.
Obesity can cause serious damage to your overall health. Many of these effects are reduced or cured by bariatric surgery.
Bariatric surgery saves lives. See what can happen on your weight loss journey.
Find more in the ASMBS Patient Learning Center