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Providence Center for Weight Management


Providence Center for Weight Management


Why choose Providence?

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.

Our expert care team surrounds you with ongoing support and encouragement. We will guide you, every step of the way.

  • Nationally accredited in bariatric surgery
  • Superior surgical outcomes with life-changing results:
    • Average weight loss maintained after 12 months: 100 pounds
    • Significant improvements in overall health (BMI, diabetes, high blood pressure, cholesterol and sleep apnea)
  • Expert care team, including doctors, nurse practitioners, dietitians, behavioral health specialists and fellowship-trained surgeons
  • Clinical excellence
  • Exceptional patient experience
  • Personalized plan for long-term success

Awards and accreditation

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.

Metabolic and Bariatrics Surgery Accredited Center Award LogoOur bariatric surgery program is nationally accredited by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program, which signifies safe, high-quality care.

Surgery for weight loss

Our weight loss surgery program begins with pre-surgery education and nutritional programs. We surround you with support during and after surgery to help you lose weight and keep it off.

Whenever possible, we use minimally invasive (laparoscopic) surgeries for weight loss, including:

Learn more about our weight loss surgery options. Or, call us. We’re happy to answer any questions you may have.

Surgical options

For questions about insurance benefits and out-of-pocket costs, please contact our clinic to speak with a financial coordinator: 844-987-0491.

When you come to Providence for weight loss surgery, we surround you with everything you need to succeed.


Our team can help you figure out your insurance benefits and other financing questions after you attend the weight loss surgery seminar.

After we verify your weight loss surgery benefits, the clinic will call you to discuss your next steps. If you are ready to move forward, we can schedule your initial visits to determine if surgery is right for you.


For those who are paying by cash or credit card, we offer multiple payment plans and packages.

Financing Options

If you do not have weight loss surgery insurance benefits, you can pay for treatment on your own. If you decide to self-pay with cash or a credit card, we can work with you to create a payment plan.

Nurse and patient consulting options

Am I a candidate for surgery?

Bariatric surgery may be right for you if:

  • Your body mass index (BMI) is at least 40
  • Your BMI is at least 35 and you have significant weight-related medical problems, such as: type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea and asthma.