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  • Medical, Behavioral and Surgical Weight Loss

  • The Miriam Hospital offers multiple programs to lose weight safely, restore health and return to a full range of activities.

    All forms of treatment aim to safely eliminate or improve weight-related health issues to help patients on their path to a healthier life.

    • Weight Management Program

      The weight management program provides comprehensive, medically supervised treatment for overweight adults. Treatment combines medical monitoring, behavior therapy, exercise instruction, three levels of calorie reduction and nutrition education. Learn more

    • Bariatric Surgery

      Bariatric surgery may be the next step if you remain severely obese after trying non-surgical approaches, or if you have an obesity-related disease. Bariatric surgery should be considered only for a person diagnosed with morbid obesity; it is not for those with a mild weight problem. Learn more

    • Weight Research

      Several weight control research studies are currently enrolling participants of all ages and backgrounds. Your participation in these leading-edge programs may lead to innovative weight management treatments. Learn more

    The videos below offer highlights of our weight loss programs.

    Weight Management Success
    Weight Loss Surgery, A Life-saving
    Journey: Adrian's Story
    Strengthen Your Self-Control
    Jason and Katie Hardenbergh describe their remarkable success with The Miriam Hospital's Weight Management Program.
    Record producer Adrian Price sought the help of The Miriam Hospital's bariatric surgery program and lost nearly 300 lbs.!
    Researchers at The Miriam Hospital say that it may be possible to improve your self-control -- and lose more weight.