Weight Management Services | Norton Healthcare Louisville, Ky.

Norton Weight Management Services

Norton Weight Management Services is a resource for individuals who struggle with weight loss after having little or no success through traditional dieting or exercise. We offer the latest surgical and medical weight loss solutions, nutritional and behavioral counseling, personalized and group support, and ongoing follow-up care to help you succeed.

Our team is made up of fellowship-trained, board-certified surgeons who perform more than 500 procedures each year, nurses, dietitians and behavioral health specialists who are dedicated to patients’ lifelong health and success.

Do I Qualify for Weight Loss Surgery?

Weight loss surgery may be an option for you if you have a body mass index (BMI) of 40 kg/m2 (approximately 100 pounds overweight) or less than 35 kg/ m2 with another condition, and a history of trying to lose weight.

Our Services

We offer several types of weight loss procedures. A Norton Weight Management Services physician can find the solution that’s best for you.

Laparoscopic and open weight loss surgery options

Nonsurgical procedure

I Want to Lose Weight but Prefer a Nonsurgical Approach. What Can I Do?

If you’re not a candidate for bariatric surgery or intragastric balloon placement, or you prefer a nonsurgical approach, we offer the Medical Weight Management program. Led by a certified bariatric physician and support team, patients receive a personal wellness plan that may include dietary counseling and prescription medicine.

Start Your Journey With a Free Seminar

If you’re considering life-changing weight loss surgery, be sure to join us for a free informational session. A bariatric surgeon will help explore your options, answer any questions and see if we can help you start feeling and living your best.

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