Nonsurgical weight loss services

Northwestern Medicine offers resources to help you lose weight and achieve healthy results. Your care is managed by medical professionals and includes ongoing monitoring and support for long-term success.

Our physicians* offer a comprehensive array of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and consultation including:

  • Behavioral counseling
  • Dietary counseling
  • Disease management
  • Exercise counseling
  • Pharmacotherapy
  • Psychological counseling

The Center for Lifestyle Medicine

The Northwestern Medicine Center for Lifestyle Medicine provides an array of services to individuals who want to lose weight and adopt a healthy lifestyle. Learn more about the services available at the Center for Lifestyle Medicine.

Weight Management Program

The Northwestern Medicine Weight Management Program at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital begins with an initial assessment by a board-certified physician and a registered dietitian to determine any underlying factors contributing to weight gain or an inability to lose weight.

The program combines treatment, education, behavior modification, ongoing motivation and routine follow-up to help you reach your weight loss and fitness goals. In some cases, medications may be available to help you lose weight.

The New Direction® Program

Northwestern Medicine offers a range of options for weight loss, including the New Direction® Program at Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. This comprehensive weight management system starts with quick weight loss using New Direction® nutritional products, then transitions you to shopping and cooking for yourself. Northwestern Medicine staff members guides your care and helps you maintain your weight loss and commit to healthy behaviors.

As part of the New Direction® Program, weekly classes will help you learn more about nutrition, exercise and healthy habits and give you practical tips, such as how to prepare healthy meals and incorporate more physical activity into your day.

Legal Information

In the spirit of keeping you well-informed, the physician(s) identified are neither agents nor employees of Northwestern Memorial HealthCare or any of its affiliate organizations. They have selected our facilities as places where they want to treat and care for their private patients.