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Weight Loss Surgery

Is weight loss surgery right for you? Learn about the benefits and risks of the various procedures, hear inspiring success stories, plus information on the latest techniques. And see the answers to previously asked questions about weight loss surgery by BIDMC experts.

Leslie Lydon's Journey
Commonly Asked Questions
Hear From Our Patients

Learning About Weight Loss Surgery

» New Procedure: The Sleeve
» When to Consider Weight Loss Surgery
» Weighing A Life-Long Decision
» Are You A Candidate?
» Is it Safe?
» Eating After Surgery
» A Nurse's Perspective
» Frequently Asked Questions
» Plastic Surgery After Extreme Weight Loss
» The Science Behind the Diabetes/Obesity Connection
» Additional Resources

Success Stories

» Grandma Loses 210 Pounds
» Mom Loses 220 Pounds
» Weight Loss Surgery-Then Twins
» 217 Pounds Lighter

Answers to Your Questions

Read the answers to previously asked questions about weight loss surgery by experts at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

Contact Information

Weight Loss Surgery Center
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Shapiro Clinical Center, 3rd Floor
330 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215

Inspirational Quilt: Heartwarming Story and Photo Gallery

Dozens of weight loss stories are woven into this inspirational quilt entitled "I think I CAN, I know I CAN, NOW I CAN." The patches display sayings from dozen of those who have been through weight loss surgery.
Read more and view quilt photo gallery