Surgical Weight Loss – About
The Penn State surgical weight loss program began in 1979. Since then, the team has helped hundreds of patients reach and maintain weight loss goals. The deep and varied experience of the team, including surgeons, dietitians, nurses, a psychologist and more, aids in the understanding of patients as individuals, to be treated uniquely.
Strength of Hershey Medical Center
As part of Hershey Medical Center, the surgical weight loss team has access to world-class expertise and specialists. The team members work in close collaboration with specialists throughout the Medical Center. We have access to world-class expertise and specialists. Our team members work in close collaboration with specialists throughout Hershey Medical Center.
Designated center of excellence
The Penn State Surgical Weight Loss program was designated a Center of Excellence by the American Society for Bariatric Surgery, and named a Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery.