Emerson Hospital

Weight Loss Surgery

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If you are struggling with the disease called obesity, the Emerson Hospital Center for Weight Loss in Concord, Massachusetts, is here to help.

We know what it’s like to suffer from obesity. We also understand that the decision to undergo weight-loss surgery isn’t just about improving your health — it’s about changing your life. 

You can count on our nationally-accredited program to help you do both, by providing you with a comprehensive, one-on-one approach that’s been proven to work, time and again. Read some of our success stories.

It takes a great deal of courage to ask for help. Our experienced and empathetic staff will be with you every step of the way to answer your questions, address your concerns and plan for your continued success. To talk with a staff member or to make an appointment, please call 978-287-3532.


Why surgery for weight loss?

Obesity is a serious disease. It’s known to be the primary cause for many medical problems such as diabetes, high blood pressure, obstructive sleep apnea, asthma, heart disease and various cancers. 

Importantly, if the disease of obesity is treated, many of these conditions can be dramatically lessened, prevented or eliminated altogether.

Fortunately, today there are more options than ever to help those suffering from obesity. Our team will work with you to find the solution that best suits your preferences and lifestyle. 
 

What Emerson’s weight-loss surgery program offers 

Our comprehensive program offers:

Are you a candidate for weight-loss surgery?

Our goal is to help individuals with obesity achieve permanent weight loss. This begins with an evaluation by our specialists who will determine if weight-loss surgery is right for you. Learn more here
 

Ready to learn more? Attend a free information session

Take the next step toward changing your life. Attend a free, two-hour information session where our surgeons and team provide an overview of the program and your weight loss surgery options. 
 

What it means to be a Bariatric Surgery MBSAQIP Accredited – Comprehensive Center

Emerson’s Center for Weight Loss is credentialed by the American College of Surgeons' Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program as a Bariatric Surgery MBSAQIP Accredited – Comprehensive Center, the same designation achieved by programs at major city hospitals.

Our center is one of the only clinics in the region specifically designed for obese and overweight patients — from the waiting room chairs to special clinical equipment to private check-out areas. The center also offers free on-site parking with a nearby, street-level entrance to accommodate those with mobility issues.
 

Accreditation

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MBSAQIP Bariatric Surgery Accreditation

Ready to learn more? Attend a free information session

Take the next step toward changing your life. Attend a free, two-hour information session where our surgeons and team provide an overview of the program and your weight loss surgery options.

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Moving Forward: Phase 1 Reopening

5/28/2020
Governor Baker recently announced a phased reopening of the Commonwealth. Read what this means for Emerson Hospital and what you can expect when you visit us for care.

Nourishing the Mind, Body and Soul During the Pandemic

5/5/2020
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

9/16/2019
“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.