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.


It Takes a Village: Treating Adolescent Obesity through True Collaboration

June 24, 2020 | Department of Surgery

Easing into a Healthy Diet after Bariatric Surgery

May 14, 2020 | Department of Surgery

Real-Life Superheroes

April 28, 2020 | Department of Surgery

A Weight Loss Journey 

April 20, 2020 | Department of Surgery

National Doctor’s Day 

March 30, 2020 | Department of Surgery

Spinach Recipes from the Bariatric Surgery Team

March 26, 2020 | Department of Surgery

You Can Eat after Weight Loss Surgery

March 11, 2020 | Department of Surgery

12/16/2019 Seminar CANCELLED

PLEASE NOTE – Due to severe weather conditions… our seminar for tonight (1216/2019) is CANCELLED.  Sorry and thank you.

Shaina Eckhouse, MD, earns Obesity Medicine Board Certification

Shaina R. Eckhouse, MD, a bariatric surgeon in the Washington University Weight Loss Surgery Program  has been certified by the...

Reclaiming Your Life – ASMBS

Most bariatric surgery patients maintain weight loss

The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) reports that “longitudinal studies find that most bariatric surgery patients maintain successful...

Weight Loss Surgery Program now an accredited adolescent bariatric center

The Washington University Weight Loss Surgery Program is now accredited for adolescent bariatric surgery as an American Society for Metabolic...

Surgery Annual Report 2018: Reducing Postsurgical Infections

Focus: Prevent surgical site infections The benefits to the patient of reducing SSIs can mean decreased risk of readmission, reduced...

Surgery Annual Report 2018