Obesity

Being overweight comes with a long list of complications, including diabetes, sleep apnea, high cholesterol and conditions like fatty liver disease, high blood pressure, GERD and arthritis.

What you should know about obesity

  • A personalized nutrition and exercise program can result in gradual and sustainable weight loss.
  • Medical management of weight loss medications and Optifast® meal replacement plans may also be considered as part of treatment.

Why choose Geisinger for your obesity care?

  • Our weight loss services are nationally recognized for putting our patients first and delivering healthy and effective results for weight loss and weight management.
  • If you and your healthcare team decide your best option is bariatric surgery, you’ll have access to the most advanced minimally invasive surgical services available. And we’re with you every step of the way post-surgery.

Treatment options

If you’re dealing with obesity we can help with:

  • Nutrition and exercise plans
  • Meal replacement plans
  • Bariatric surgery
  • Weight loss medications

Specialties and institutes

Connect with other specialties at Geisinger to learn more about these treatments.

  • Weight management
  • Clinical nutrition
  • Surgery

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