Emerson Hospital

Weight Loss Surgery

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

Supporting patients in the greater Boston, MA area, we know what it is 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 has 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 is 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 online information session

Take the next step toward changing your life. Learn more about your surgical weight loss options by signing up to watch an on-demand surgical weight loss info session.

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.


Emerson's Center for Weight Loss is located at 54 Baker Avenue Extension in Concord, Massachusetts. Our building, the Emerson Hospital Center for Specialty Care, offers free on-site parking with a nearby, street-level entrance to accommodate those with mobility issues. After you come through the main entrance, turn right after passing the stairs and walk down the hallway on the first floor to our suite. Click here to learn more.

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.

Is Bariatric Surgery Right for You? A Candid Conversation with a Patient and Her Surgeon

Despite her best efforts to lose weight with different diets and exercises, Celina still felt overwhelmed and uncomfortable in her body. But after undergoing bariatric surgery at Emerson’s Center for Weight Loss, she is now on a much healthier path in life.

Emerson Center for Weight Loss Honored for Bariatric Surgery Excellence by Blue Cross Blue Shield

The Center for Weight Loss at Emerson Hospital was honored recently as a Blue Distinction Center Plus for bariatric surgery by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts.

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.