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Lehigh Valley Children's Hospital

Obesity Treatment

At Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), our expert weight-loss team of physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, behavioral health specialists, surgeons and dietitians works with you to find the obesity treatment that meets your needs. We offer a wide range of options, including medical weight loss, an OPTIFAST® program and bariatric surgery.

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At LVHN, personalized attention is the hallmark of our program: We get to know you, your health goals and your preferences. We want you to fully understand your options, so you can make informed and confident decisions about your health and well-being. Together, we find the obesity treatment that is right for you.

Many of our patients develop lifelong relationships with the LVHN team. We support you through your weight-loss journey, helping you live a healthy, active life.

There are many paths to achieving and maintaining a healthy weight. We work with you to find the right path for you.

Meet our weight-loss team

At LVHN, you work with a team of experts, including:

  • Weight-loss physicians
  • Bariatric surgeons
  • Certified registered nurse practitioners (CRNPs)
  • Physician assistants
  • Patient navigators
  • Registered dietitians
  • Exercise physiologists
  • Behavioral health specialists

Determining the obesity treatment for you

Whether you’re seeking to make dietary changes or considering weight-loss surgery, you’ll find what you need at LVHN. Factors that help guide treatment decisions include your:

  • Age, overall health and medical history
  • Body mass index (BMI)
  • Tolerance for specific medications, procedures or therapies
  • Weight-loss goals

Learn more about obesity.