Video Series: About Us
Health Topics: Obesity
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Learn about bariatric (weight-loss) surgery for children and teens at our teen-centered Bariatric Surgery Program.
Maria was the first patient to have weight-loss surgery at Children's National. Hear her talk about her experiences.
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.
Evan P. Nadler, MD, along with colleagues at the Imperial College of London Diabetes Centre in Abu Dhabi, found that bariatric surgery can be successful in children who have a rare genetic deficiency called homozygous MC4R deficiency.