Obesity

LAP BAND

Children's National Health System's expert bariatric surgery team uses LAP-BAND®, a weight-loss procedure for those who are at least 18 years old.

Obesity

Overweight and obesity together represent the second leading preventable cause of death in the United States. Obesity is a serious, chronic disease that can inflict substantial harm to a person's health.

Sleeve Gastrectomy

Children's National Health System expert pediatric surgery team performs sleeve gastrectomy, a weight-loss procedure for adolescents.

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