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.
A new study from the Department of Surgery shows that the use of robotics for weight loss surgery has increased...Department of Surgery News
Dr. Chris Eagon explains the risk factors for obesity and COVID-19, and the services offered at BJC HealthCare facilities to...KMOV4 Ask the Expert
Bariatric surgeon Francesca Dimou, MD, answers some of the most frequently asked questions about robotic weight loss surgery.Department of Surgery
For National Doctors’ Day, we recognize our Department of Surgery faculty for their professional accomplishments and personal interests. To learn...Department of Surgery News
PLEASE NOTE – Due to severe weather conditions… our seminar for tonight (1216/2019) is CANCELLED. Sorry and thank you.
Shaina R. Eckhouse, MD, a bariatric surgeon in the Washington University Weight Loss Surgery Program has been certified by the...
The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) reports that “longitudinal studies find that most bariatric surgery patients maintain successful...
The Washington University Weight Loss Surgery Program is now accredited for adolescent bariatric surgery as an American Society for Metabolic...
Focus: Prevent surgical site infections The benefits to the patient of reducing SSIs can mean decreased risk of readmission, reduced...Surgery Annual Report 2018