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Education and Support

Get up-to-date health information about weight loss surgery from the professionals at Miami Valley Hospital’s Weight Loss Surgery Center in Dayton.

Bariatric Surgery Webinar

View a webinar to help you decide if bariatric surgery is a viable option for you. Learn more

Free Information Sessions

If you have been struggling with your weight, join us for a free information seminar to learn how you can win the battle. Learn more

What is Morbid Obesity?

Calculate your body mass index (BMI). You can check your BMI right now with our BMI calculator by choosing your height, current weight and gender. If your BMI is over 35, you may be a candidate for weight loss surgery. Check your BMI.

Obesity is a serious chronic disease that builds slowly over a period of time. “Morbid” means causing illness or disease. Learn more.

Considering Weight Loss Surgery

It is important to consider all factors when deciding whether weight loss surgery, also known as bariatric surgery, is the best method for you to lose a large amount of weight. 

Is weight loss surgery for me?

Compare Weight Loss Surgery Techniques

Find the weight loss surgery technique that might be right for you with our Comparison Chart. Learn more

Life After Weight Loss Surgery

Patients begin the actual process of weight loss after surgery. Surgical weight loss limits the amount of food you can eat, but it does not remove the pounds. Lifestyle changes are necessary to reduce weight, keep it off and help prevent complications related to the surgery.

Frequently Asked Questions

Videos

Dr. Maguire Discusses Obesity in Ohio

Weight Loss Surgery is in the news. 

Take a Tour

 

Take a video tour of the Weight Loss Surgery Center at MVH.

Write Your Story

 

Weight loss surgery helps you write your own success story.

Which Procedure is Right for Me?

 

Researching your weight loss surgery options.

Support

 

Support systems are critical to the success of your weight loss surgery.

Gastric Bypass

 

Learn more about the gastric bypass weight loss surgery procedure.

Meet Your New Life

 

Do things you never dreamed of doing before weight loss surgery.

Life Changes

 

Your life after weight loss surgery.

Risks of Obesity

 

Learn more about the health risks of obesity.

Fidelity Health Care: At-Home Support for You

When patients come home from the hospital, they may have trouble getting back into the swing of things. For those needing additional care, Fidelity Health Care can provide in-home nursing and therapy to help patients take care of themselves and learn the new habits needed to lose weight.

Patients may need some special equipment. Fidelity Health Care can assist with bariatric medical equipment to use at home, such as:

  • Canes
  • CPAP machines
  • Crutches
  • Hospital beds
  • Walkers
  • Wheelchairs

Fidelity Health Care also operates Expressions of Hope, a boutique for women that offers bras up to size 50M.

Learn more about Fidelity Health Care

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