Welcome to the Web site
for the Obesity Consult Center - a 'Center of Excellence' program
England Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts.
We specialize in the treatment of obesity. Founded
in 1985, our clinic has achieved stunning results
having treated several thousand patients.
We are a unique program, unlike any other in the
Northeast. We have a lower
risk rate then other published programs, we
have a full support team of therapists, nutritionists,
physicians and nurses. Our team is exclusively
dedicated to nutritional and obesity-related issues.
The Laparoscopic Experts
We have now completed
more than 1,000
We have performed more than 2,500 gastric bypass
surgeries - that's our unique specialization.
There is no longer a need to have a large, unsightly
scar running down your abdomen as a result of
old surgical technologies. All our surgeries
are now done laparoscopically. No more large
Using a multidisciplinary approach, we bring together
talented clinicians from many fields dedicated
to helping people with obesity. We combine the
most recent knowledge and technology in nutrition, medicine, behavioral
psychology, and surgery to
produce medically significant weight loss. We carefully
evaluate each individual's needs to create specific
treatment options every person in our program.
The Obesity Consult Center offers two main approaches
for controlling body weight:
1. A medically
supervised weight-loss program, which
includes options such as:
- a balanced, reduced calorie diet
- Our Optifast program
- a very low calorie formula diet
- medications to control appetite or reduce fat
invasive gastric bypass surgery or
the newer 'Lap-Band'
- 95% of our gastric bypass surgeries are minimally
- A comprehensive behavioral support network-both
pre-operative and post-operative - with all our
- Years of experience - more than 2,500 gastric
bypass surgeries performed
Both programs have in common the involvement of our
team of weight-loss professionals. We offer
both individual and group interactions, specific
nutrition plans, close medical monitoring and
both pre-operative preparation and post-operative
support for as long as you need it.
Please spend some time on this Web site, and carefully
review all the programs we offer. Whether you are an office receptionist,
a airline pilot or a plumber - There are many
options available from which you can choose. There
are important decisions for you to make.
After youve had some time to think about
your choices, you may decide to apply to the program.
If you already have a good idea what youd
like to do, download
an application form here, fill it out, and
send it in, or call us for an application form
at (617) 636--0158.
It is never too late to seek help. See our gallery
of successes for some personal stories.