Gastric bypass surgery aids weight loss by reducing the stomach size, leading to a fuller feeling after eating less.
The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center's Bariatric Surgery Program specializes in helping people with severe obesity, a condition that puts people at very high risk for suffering from other chronic and life-threatening medical problems.
More weight-loss surgeries are performed at Ohio State than at any other program in central Ohio. We are recognized as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence® by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.
Ohio State is dedicated to offering patients the highest standards of quality care and safety. Our team approach involves supportive physicians, nurses, dietitians and exercise specialists. Following your surgery, we provide ongoing nutrition, fitness and wellness support, including fitness center and warm-water pool programs.
Find out if bariatric surgery is the right weight-loss option for you by taking part in one of our bariatric surgery information sessions.