Video Series: Our Patients
Health Topics: Obesity
Dr. Eleanor Mackey is a psychologist at Children's National, who works with the Obesity Institute. Learn more about Dr. Mackey.
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.
Read More of Maria's Journey
Invest in future cures for some of life's most devastating diseases
Share your birthday with a child. Celebrate your life, and give a chance to someone who desperately wants to have as many as you.
Learn about bariatric (weight-loss) surgery for children and teens at our teen-centered Bariatric Surgery Program.
Erika Davies, MS, RD, LD, an endocrinology dietitian at Children's National, discusses healthy after-school snacks and appropriate portion sizes for diabetic children.
Children's National Health System's Obesity Institute focuses on prevention, treatment, policy and education.