Patient Safety at Ohio State

During this time of public health concern, many appointments for weight management care may take place via telehealth wherever possible and appropriate. You can also request a telehealth or video visit by contacting your provider. For all in-person visits, you can feel confident that our locations are safe. We've taken significant measures to minimize the risk of the spread of COVID-19 and ensure that our patients are protected. Learn more by visiting our patient safety page.

If you're interested in pursuing bariatric surgery as a weight loss solution, the first step is to watch the online information session below. After viewing the session you can reach out to our team about the next steps in your journey.

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I've watched the online information session. What's my next step?

Connect with our team

In the online information sessions you will learn:

  • Why Ohio State is the best choice for your surgical weight loss team
  • Who is a candidate for bariatric surgery?
  • The benefits of bariatric surgery, including the role it can play in reducing other chronic issues, like diabetes and hypertension
  • What to expect before and after surgery
  • Your road map to the bariatric surgery procedure

Learn more about bariatric surgery at Ohio State

Our free guide will walk you through all of the steps in the surgical weight-loss journey at Ohio State and help you decide if bariatric surgery is right for you.

Download our guide

In-person information sessions canceled through June

At The Ohio State University and Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, we are continually monitoring and updating our response to the COVID-19 outbreak. We continue to align our recommendations with and follow guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization and other city, state and federal agencies. In our efforts to be proactive and maintain the health and safety of our faculty, staff and the community, we have made the decision to cancel all bariatric surgery in-person information sessions through June.
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