Gastric Bypass Boston
For gastric bypass, Boston's Salem Hospital offers top surgeons and a convenient location.
Boston-area patients considering weight loss surgeries like gastric bypass or gastric banding procedure have access to one of the region's most successful programs at Salem Hospital, a member of Mass General Brigham. Our Surgical Weight Loss Program is the largest on the North Shore, with one of the highest rates of success in the field. For patients residing on the North Shore or near Boston, gastric bypass surgery at Salem Hospital provides exceptional care close to home.
Learn more about gastric bypass Boston/North Shore options.
Is it right for me?
With more than 1500 gastric bypass procedures and other surgeries performed over the past 11 years, our weight loss surgery program has achieved tremendous success. Patients lose, on average, 100 pounds in the year following their operation, and they achieve reductions in other conditions like high blood pressure, diabetes and heart disease, at rates that far exceed the national averages.
A highly successful gastric bypass program in the Boston area
88% of our patients with hypertension have been able to discontinue their medication following weight loss surgery, while 90% of those on a diabetes treatment plan have their insulin or oral glycemic medications discontinued.
Why come to Boston's Salem Hospital for gastric bypass surgery?
Located just 25 minutes north of Boston, our weight loss program offers Boston and North Shore patients high quality care in a convenient location. The success of our programs is attributed in part to our comprehensive evaluations prior to gastric bypass surgery or a gastric banding procedure. Patients discuss options with a bariatric surgeon, get stress test heart examinations and receive a psychiatric evaluation. Following surgery, patients receive nutrition counseling, assistance in developing an exercise regimen, and ongoing education and support.
Learn more at seminars in the greater Boston area.
North Shore and Boston-area residents who want to learn more about gastric bypass, gastric banding and other surgical weight loss options are encouraged to attend one of our regular seminars. Patients meet physicians, ask questions and get more information. Click the sign up for an information session blue button above to attend a seminar in the Boston/North Shore area.