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 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 Center of Excellence

Emerson’s Center for Weight Loss is credentialed by the American College of Surgeons as a Level 1A Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, the same designation achieved by programs at major city hospitals. 

Our newly designed 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.
 

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.

Dr. Laura Doyon Becomes First Bariatric Surgeon in Massachusetts Certified in Bariatric Surgery and Obesity Medicine 6/8/2018

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.

Susan Pinsky
Acton resident sees impressive weight loss after bariatric surgery2/15/2018

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.

Emerson Hospital Specialty Physician Offices Now Open in Littleton at The Point 7/20/2018

In keeping with its mission to bring advanced care directly to the community, Emerson Hospital announced today that it has opened new specialty physician offices at The Point shopping center in Littleton, co-located next to Emerson Urgent Care at 830 Constitution Avenue. The physicians include those specializing in surgical weight loss, orthopedic surgery, podiatry and spine treatments.