If you're interested in pursuing bariatric surgery as a weight loss tool, the first step is to watch our online information session below. After viewing, download and complete the bariatric surgery application.


Step 1: Watch our online information session

Step 2: Complete and submit surgery application

Download application


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 patient 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. Our guide for parents having bariatric surgery will provide valuable tips for talking about bariatric surgery and healthy lifestyles with kids.

Patient Guide (PDF) Parent Guide (PDF)


Questions? Call 614-366-6675