Are You a Candidate for Weight Loss Surgery?

You've done your research. Now it's time to do your homework.

Carilion Clinic's accredited bariatric surgery program begins with a series of six educational videos. If you are ready to change your life, take these three steps:

  • 1. WATCH

    Watch each video (about 15 minutes total).

  • 2. REQUEST

    Use the form below to request a consultation.

  • 3. CHECK

    Be sure to check "Yes, I have watched the videos."

Overcoming obesity is possible. Take your first steps today.

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Weight Loss: It's Complicated

DURATION: 1:43

Hear from our patients about the decision to undergo bariatric surgery and how it has affected their lives.

Weight Loss Options

DURATION: 3:13

Determine your body mass index (BMI) and learn whether a medical or surgical weight-loss approach is right for you.

Surgical Weight Loss

DURATION: 4:48

Learn about the long-term success of our two laparoscopic surgeries: vertical sleeve gastrectomy and roux-en-y gastric bypass.

About Obesity

DURATION: 3:31

Find out about obesity in our culture, and how genetics, lifestyle and diet make obesity all but inevitable for some people.

Medical Weight Loss

DURATION: 1:26

Learn about our team approach to the personalized medical weight loss program required by most insurance plans.

Preparing for Surgery and Recovery

DURATION: 1:18

Find out how to prepare for bariatric surgery, what to expect as you recover and how we can help guide you on your journey.