WVU Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery strives to empower patients to improve health and wellness through a multidisciplinary weight management program that utilizes medical, surgical, behavioral, dietary, and physical therapy services. We offer surgical weight loss procedures that are focused on maintaining the highest level of patient safety through the use of advanced minimally invasive laparoscopic, endoscopic, and robotic surgical techniques. Our education programs are focused on obesity treatment and prevention that extends into community based outreach and wellness programs as well as training the next generation of healthcare specialists in addressing weight related illnesses. Through continued research collaborations we are advancing our understanding of metabolic disease and forging new approaches to addressing the obesity epidemic.
- Lawrence Tabone, MD
Bariatric Surgery Director