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Maria's journey: Weight loss surgery


Maria was the first patient to have weight-loss surgery at Children's National. Hear her talk about her experiences.

Maria's Journey

Maria gestures with her hands as she discusses her weight loss 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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