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Our comprehensive weight loss program addresses the whole person, combining surgery with behavior-based counseling, exercise and nutritional counseling with a registered dietitian to achieve the most effective results possible.

Following surgery, patients are encourage to participate in a support group that further encourages them as they stick to the program and achieve weight loss goals.

The journey to better health and quality of life starts with our comprehensive weight loss program:

Our commitment to you does not end after surgery. Our lifelong support system will monitor your long-term health status and weight loss success, helping you reverse the negative impact of obesity.

If you're interested in learning more about our program, register for a complimentary information session

Meet The Team


The Northwestern Medicine Medical and Surgical Weight Loss Center at Huntley Hospital team combines a surgical approach with mental support, nutritional education and physical activity to enhance weight loss and provide you with quality care.

Meet the Northwestern Medicine Medical and Surgical Weight Loss Center Team

Treatments and Procedures

Sleeve Gastrectomy

Sleeve gastrectomy helps you lose weight by making your stomach smaller to reduce the amount of food you can eat. During the procedure, your stomach is reduced to a thin, vertical sleeve.

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery helps you lose weight by restricting the amount of food you can eat and reducing the number of calories your body absorbs.

Laparoscopic Revision

Laparoscopic revision is a minimally invasive procedure for patients who have had a Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and experienced lack of weight loss or weight regain.

Laparoscopic Conversion

Laparoscopic conversion is the process of modifying your primary surgery to a secondary minimally invasive surgery to address medical issues and/or lack of weight loss.

Orbera® Intragastric Balloon System

The Orbera® Intragastric Balloon System is a non-surgical weight loss procedure that includes a twelve-month program with a dietitian-directed diet.

Additional Treatment Options

Why Choose Us

The Medical and Surgical Weight Loss Center’s Bariatric Program at Northwestern Medicine Huntley Hospital works with patients from start to finish on their weight loss journey. We try to make patients feel like they are part of our family, where we guide and support them on the path to good and even better health.

What distinguishes our bariatric program from other programs is the compassion our team shows patients and the excellent service we provide. Our program brings together a team of weight loss experts who share a goal of supporting patients, every step of the way, in their weight loss journey.

From the initial meeting to every support group meeting—whether in-person or virtually—our bariatric program offers patients the tools and resources they need for long-term successful weight loss.

Weight Loss Surgery Program Informational Session

Get started today by signing-up for a complimentary informational session.

Patient Questionnaire

Please complete our Patient Questionnaire prior to your first appointment to help us work with you to set goals and make healthy choices.


Weight Loss Surgery Support Group

The Northwestern Medicine northwest region offers a support group for individuals who have had weight loss surgery. This group features guest speakers, key discussion topics, and allows attendees to share challenges and success stories.

Care Where You Need It

Northwestern Medicine offers weight management care conveniently located near you.