Surgical Weight Loss

In my own voice: Heather Hasz Goes the Distance After Bariatric Surgery


Learn how Heather overcame personal tragedy and obesity on her way to becoming an avid runner and cyclist.

Nourishing the Mind, Body and Soul During the Pandemic


It's easy to feel overwhelmed or stressed these days, so self-care is crucial to good mental and physical health. Use these tips to help nourish your mind, body and soul.

Decision Made – To Finally Lose Weight


“I could hear the passion in her voice for helping people. I thought ‘that’s my doctor,’” says Steve Fales, referring to Laura Doyon, MD, who he turned to for bariatric surgery. More than a year later, his weight is down, his energy levels are up, and he exercises regularly.

Dr. Laura Doyon Becomes First Bariatric Surgeon in Massachusetts Certified in Bariatric Surgery and Obesity Medicine


Laura Doyon, MD, a board-certified bariatric surgeon who practices at Emerson Hospital’s Center for Weight Loss, has been certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine. She is the first bariatric surgeon in the state of Massachusetts to be certified in both bariatric surgery and obesity medicine.

Acton resident sees impressive weight loss after bariatric surgery


At our Center for Weight Loss, Susan, an Acton resident, found a clear and supportive path to surpassing her weight loss goals and enjoying her favorite activities pain free.

A new life after successful weight loss surgery


Nutrition Tips from Emerson Hospital’s Center for Weight Loss


Regardless of the season, life has a way of making us stray from our healthful eating habits. Whether it’s being inundated with high-calorie foods during the holidays, indulging while on vacation, or choosing convenient to-go meals during a busy work week, we can easily find ourselves abandoning a regular meal routine. Here are some tips from the dietitians with Emerson Hospital’s Center for Weight Loss to help you maintain a healthy weight.

Emerson Hospital Named a Best Hospital for Obstetrics and Bariatric Surgery


The right time for bariatric surgery


Bariatric Surgeon Joins Emerson Surgical Weight Loss Program