Video Series: Our Team
Health Topics: Obesity
Children's National Health System's Obesity Institute focuses on prevention, treatment, policy and education.
Maria was the first patient to have weight-loss surgery at Children's National. With its multidisciplinary approach, a team developed a personalized plan for the teenager.
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Child psychologist, Eleanor Mackey, PhD, provides tips for parents who are concerned about their child's weight.
Dr. Nadler is the director of the Weight-Loss Surgery Program at Children's National.
The Obesity Institute helps families prevent and manage obesity, ensuring the best chance for a healthier future.
Learn about bariatric (weight-loss) surgery for children and teens at our teen-centered Bariatric Surgery Program.