A Physician-Supervised Healthy Weight Loss Solution from Tampa General Hospital
TGH + USF Health Bariatric Center healthy weight loss program is a non-surgical option that helps patients lose weight and develop a healthier lifestyle. Our bariatric center offers a program to help patients lose weight while educating them about how to make changes that lead to a healthy lifestyle even after the program has ended.
During our medically supervised weight loss program, patients make weekly office visits to get help with:
- Dietary education on healthy eating
- Information on psychological and stress management
- Guidance for meal planning and whole food recipes
- Choosing vitamins and nutritional supplements that can aid in healthy weight loss
- Progressing to moderate levels of daily physical activity
The TGH + USF Health Bariatric Center has been named a Comprehensive Center with Adolescent Accreditation under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program, a joint program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). Our team includes endocrinologists, psychologists, dietitians, exercise physiologists, doctors, and advanced registered nurse practitioners so that our patients can receive integrated and comprehensive bariatric services in a single, convenient location. More than 5,000 patients have benefited from our surgical and non-surgical weight loss services since we began our program in 1998. Reaching and maintaining a healthy body weight helps our patients experience a better quality of life and reduces the risk of developing other conditions that are commonly associated with obesity.
Individuals who are interested in our healthy weight loss program can email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (813) 844-7473. We offer evening hours and prompt appointments for the convenience of our patients.