WVU Medicine offers a variety of medical weight-loss services to help you manage your weight and live a healthier lifestyle. Our team of highly trained healthcare professionals specializes in safe and healthy weight management with both medical and surgical approaches.
Our Medical Weight Management Program will help you learn personal lifestyle skills, such as self-monitoring of food intake, movement, and stress relief. For those with diabetes or who are at risk for developing diabetes, our Diabetes Education Center provides prevention and education classes, medical nutrition therapy, and gestational diabetes instruction. We also offer an eight-week healthy lifestyle program called Finding Wellness that is led by health professionals and open to anyone in the community.
For those who have attempted several diet and exercise programs without success, our metabolic and weight-loss surgeons have helped thousands of people struggling with obesity lose large amounts of weight safely. WVU Medicine’s nationally recognized bariatrics program has a strong focus on pre-surgery education and long-term weight loss after surgery. Our gastroenterologists also help patients achieve weight loss with non-surgical, incision-less endoscopic weight-loss procedures.
We are the first center in West Virginia to receive advanced designation in obesity medicine as an accredited center through the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program.