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.
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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.
The Obesity Institute helps families prevent and manage obesity, ensuring the best chance for a healthier future.
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.