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Weight and Wellness Center

Patient Resources

The Weight and Wellness Center at Tufts Medical Center is dedicated to providing our current and prospective patients with all the information that they need to make informed choices about their weight loss options.

Please use the resources below to learn more about obesity, weight loss and some of the programs provided at the Weight and Wellness Center. To learn about how to join our program, click here. If you have any questions about our program or would like to learn more about our services, please don’t hesitate to call us at 617-636-6086.

Tips for WWC Patients

The WWC provides the guidance needed to help our patients along their weight loss journey. View some of our helpful tips >

Mentor Program

Are you interested in speaking with a patient who has had weight loss surgery? We would be happy to refer you to one of our mentors  who is a role model for bariatric surgery success.

Keys to Success

Are you doing everything you can to improve your health, lose weight and prepare for surgery? Learn keys to success from our experts >

Support Groups

Connect with patients like you who are on the journey to living happier and healthier lives. Support groups are located on both the South Shore and Boston.

Share Your Story

Are you a current patient who would like to share your before and after surgery photo?  If so, please fill out our Media Consent Authorization Form and send it along with your photo to us and we’ll add your to our Now and Then Book.

BMI Calculator

Use our BMI Calculator to determine if you are a candidate for weight loss surgery.

Looking for Healthy Recipes?

We are often asked to provide healthy recipes for our patients. Submit your favorite recipe to and you will receive a “scaled” down version and your recipe may be highlighted as part of the “Recipe of the Month” on both our website and Facebook page.

Educational Videos

Dr. Sajani Shah discusses weight loss surgery on

Dr. Shah, Jillian Reece and Laura Paradis discuss weight loss options, meeting with a dietrician and behavioral psychologist, and ways the team works together in our video series >

Financial Assistance

Discover your options for paying your co-payments, deductibles and other non-covered services.

Frequently asked questions

Learn more about recovery time, when to exercise and why protein is so important from our experts >

Helpful Websites, Apps and Books

View websites, phone applications and book listings that may assist you in learning more about your obesity and treatment options.

Call Us

The Weight and Wellness Center at Tufts Medical Center in downtown Boston, MA offers 5 tips to kick start your weight loss.

Our battle with the bulge

Weight and Wellness Center experts provide tips on how to achieve sustainable weight loss.

Watch the video