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Providence Center for Weight Management-East

2319.9 miles away
Mon - Thurs: 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Providence Center for Weight Management-East

Mon - Thurs: 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.

When you want to achieve your weight loss goals, the Providence Center for Weight Management – East provides the tools, care and support to help you succeed. 

Our center is accredited by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program. At the Providence Center for Weight Management, we work with you to create a treatment plan that is focused on you as a whole person and helps you achieve long-term success. Some benefits of our program include: 

  • Clinical excellence 
  • Convenient location 
  • Exceptional patient experience 
  • Expert care from a team that includes: 
    • Bariatric surgeons 
    • Behavioral health specialists 
    • Dietitians 
    • Health coaches 
    • Nurse practitioners 
    • Weight loss doctors 

Healthgrades 5 star Bariatric surgery award 2023Providence Portland Medical Center is nationally recognized in bariatric surgery and received a 5-Star Rating according to new research released by Healthgrades™.

Awarded for outstanding clinical outcomes, our program was specifically recognized for excellence in surgical skill and care, a strong multi-disciplinary care team, comprehensive patient education and timely post-surgery follow-up.

When you choose a surgical approach to improve your health, we stay by your side every step of way, offering ongoing encouragement and support.

Our surgical team offers:

Requirements may differ based on your health condition and insurance rules. Our team will talk with you about the steps you need to take before surgery.

You might be a candidate for weight loss surgery if:

  • You have a BMI over 40, or a BMI of 35-40 with obesity-related conditions (such as Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea or high cholesterol)
  • You have no endocrine causes of obesity
  • Your risk for surgery is acceptable
  • You understand the surgery and its risks
  • You have no drug or alcohol problems
  • You have no uncontrolled psychological conditions
  • You have failed other attempts at medical weight loss through diets or other options

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You might not be a candidate if:

  • You have a current drug or alcohol problem
  • You use tobacco or nicotine products
  • You have uncontrolled psychological conditions
  • You plan to become pregnant in the next 18 months
  • Your surgeon determines that you’re not healthy enough for surgery
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Center for Weight Management

At Providence, our approach to weight loss embraces the whole person. We’ll help you create a program to fit your weight loss and health goals, and provide the tools, care and support to help you succeed and improve your quality of life.

With a surgical approach to weight loss, our expert care team surrounds you with ongoing support and encouragement and will guide you, every step of the way.