thank you for your referrals. Our program at
the Obesity Consult Center at Tufts-New
England Medical Center is unique
among many worldwide and has achieved
stunning results having treated several
The OCC offers comprehensive weight
loss programs encompassing both medically-supervised
weight loss programs and surgical
programs. 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 techniques
in nutrition, medicine, behavioral
health psychology, and surgery for
weight loss and maintenance. We carefully
evaluate each individual's needs and
find the best treatment options for them.
Our staff employs
three psychologists. We also have two
internists, two registered dietitians,
a physician's assistant and 3 staff surgeons
who do gastric
bypass surgery and adjustable
laparoscopic banding in appropriate
Your patient will first be welcomed
by a member of our Behavior Health team
for an initial screening. Following that,
there will be additional meetings with
one of our internists and nutritionists.
There are skill-building groups to complete
and then the full clinical team will
meet to finalize their evaluation.
If medical weight loss is the optimal
choice, a program is then designed individually
for your patient.
If surgery is recommended, your patient
will meet individually with the surgeon
and a surgical date will be set. Following
surgery, we offer comprehensive support
programs to all our patients.
We hope to sustain a lifelong relationship
with you and your patient.
We thank you for the confidence you
have in us to send us your referrals
and please don't hesitate to contact
our office should you have any questions.
We would be happy to evaluate and treat
any of your obese patients.
For more information, your patients
can either call us or explore this web
site to learn more.
On behalf of the staff,
Isaac Greenberg, Ph.D.
Director, Behavioral Health Program
Obesity Consult Center