Maria's Weight-Loss Surgery Five Years Later


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 Maria. This is her story.

Learn more about the Weight-Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery) Program at Children's National.

About the Expert

Evan NadlerSurgeon and Co-Director, Children’s National Obesity Institute

Maria's Journey

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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