Weight and Wellness Center

Resources for Patients

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.

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

Financial Assistance

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

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.