A Healthier LIFE Starts Here
We know firsthand what it takes to achieve successful weight loss and long-term weight management—to create a healthier new future. You can do it with our help.
At Advocate Lutheran General Hospital’s Bariatric and Metabolic Center, our research-driven and multidisciplinary staff of medical doctors, metabolic surgeons, clinicians, exercise physiologists, dieticians and other specialists work together to guide and inspire patients through their journey to healthier lifestyles. Our patient-centered approach means that every decision is made with you and your goals in mind.
We offer a full range of programs, including medical weight management and bariatric surgery programs. Education and counseling is provided to assist patients in making the best decision for their health—whether they have to lose 30 pounds or more than 100.
What’s more, our staff members have been down the same path. They know how difficult these lifestyle changes can be. Patients benefit from their compassion and the long-term medical follow-up they receive to ensure those lifestyle changes become new habits.
Our program offers a number of options for patients to choose from. Nonsurgical options including very low-calorie and low-calorie diets, as well as customized nutrition plans. We also offer various types of weight-loss surgery, depending upon each patient’s goals and medical needs.
Meet Our Staff