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Weight Management

Northwestern Medicine offers a full range of nonsurgical and surgical weight loss options with step-by-step education, guidance and support. 

Northwestern Medicine offers a healthy approach to weight loss with a full spectrum of care designed just for you. Weight management services include:

  • Multidisciplinary teams of medical professionals
  • Personal weight loss plans and guidance at every stage
  • Nonsurgical and surgical weight loss treatment options
  • Pre and post-treatment support

Weight Management Centers


Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Surgical and nonsurgical weight loss programs are available through The Center for Lifestyle Medicine and Northwestern Medicine Digestive Health Center Weight Loss Surgery Program.


Western Suburbs

Surgical and nonsurgical weight loss programs are conveniently available at both Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital.


Northwest Suburbs

The Northwestern Medicine Medical and Surgical Weight Loss Center at Huntley Hospital offers a multidisciplinary approach to significant weight loss that includes both nonsurgical and surgical treatments.


Obesity can put you at risk for a variety of medical conditions, including:

What is your Body Mass Index (BMI)?

Rather than relying only on the bathroom scale to tell you if you're overweight, experts say you should also know your body mass index (BMI).