Emerson Hospital
‚ÄčAt Emerson Hospital’s Center for Weight Loss, we’ve seen thousands of people dramatically change their lives as a result of bariatric surgery and their commitment to better health. Here are a few of their stories:

Mikey's Weight Loss Story

Watch Mikey recount his story, what motivated him to make the decision to have bariatric surgery and how the quality of his life has improved.



Kathleen's Weight Loss Story

Kathleen talks about arriving at the realization that she needed to do something to change her life. Watch her take a giant leap.



Megan's Weight Loss Story

Megan talks about her experience with Dr. Lautz and his team.


Steve's Weight Loss Journey

Watch Steve relate his surgical weight-loss story at Emerson Hospital.


The right time for bariatric surgery

Individuals who are overweight often refer to reaching "that point" — a specific number of pounds, a level of frustration or a moment when they knew it was time to take control of their health.

Read how life improved for Donald Baum and his daughter when they reached that point — and had bariatric surgery at the Emerson Hospital Center for Weight Loss