The Weight Loss Surgery Team is committed to sharing their research and clinical expertise with the public. Bariatric surgery faculty and staff help readers understand every step of the weight loss surgery process, from determining who is a candidate to achieving weight loss goals.
Use of Robotics in Bariatric Surgery is on the Rise (Links to an external site)
A new study from the Department of Surgery shows that the use of robotics for weight loss surgery has increased in recent years. Bariatric surgeons and public health scientists examine this rise and what it might mean for the future of weight loss surgery.
Ask the Expert: COVID-19 and obesity (Links to an external site)
Dr. Chris Eagon explains the risk factors for obesity and COVID-19, and the services offered at BJC HealthCare facilities to help with weight loss, weight management and weight loss surgery.
Ask the Doctors: Robotic Weight Loss Surgery (Links to an external site)
Bariatric surgeon Francesca Dimou, MD, answers some of the most frequently asked questions about robotic weight loss surgery.
It Takes a Village: Treating Adolescent Obesity through True Collaboration (Links to an external site)
Easing into a Healthy Diet after Bariatric Surgery (Links to an external site)
Real-Life Superheroes (Links to an external site)
A Weight Loss Journey (Links to an external site)
National Doctor’s Day (Links to an external site)
For National Doctors’ Day, we recognize our Department of Surgery faculty for their professional accomplishments and personal interests. To learn more about some of our doctors, we asked them about their work and personal lives and created profiles highlighting their responses.