High Cholesterol

Cholesterol is a waxy substance found in your blood. Managing high cholesterol is an important way to reduce your risk for atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries), which affects blood flow to your heart, extremities and brain.

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Bariatric Surgery (Gastric Banding, Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Bypass)

Weight-loss surgery can be a life-changing procedure for many people. At Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), we have the most established bariatric surgery program in the region. We perform hundreds of successful surgeries every year, including gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, LAP-BAND® and revision surgeries.

Medical Weight Management

Medical weight-loss is more than a diet. Our weight-loss team at Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) works with you to make long-term changes to your lifestyle and approach to food. Your comprehensive plan may include dietary changes, behavior modification and medication.

Nutrition

At Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), our registered dietitians work one-on-one with patients to create personalized nutrition plans. Anyone interested in developing healthier eating patterns, as well as anyone in our bariatric surgery or on a medical weight-loss plans will work with one of our dietitians.

Weight Loss and Management

Lehigh Valley Health Network’s weight-loss team provides a comprehensive, lifelong approach to wellness and weight management. Our experienced providers, including surgeons, physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, registered nurses, registered dietitians and behavioral health specialists, help you meet your health goals.

Weight Loss Support

We provide comprehensive support during your weight-loss journey at Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN). From support groups to help with conditions like diabetes to preparing for life after weight loss, you’ll find the resources and guidance you need.

Women's Heart Program

Women have unique heart disease risk factors. Lehigh Valley Heart Institute cardiologists assess your risk early and develop a care plan that keeps your heart healthy during young adulthood, pregnancy, menopause and beyond.