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Weight and Wellness Center

For Referring Physicians

The Weight and Wellness Center at Tufts Medical Center is dedicated to helping referring physicians who are thinking about referring or have referred patients to our clinic. Please use the tools below and feel free to contact us at any time with questions or concerns at 617-636-7677.

Talking to your patients about weight loss

We know that starting a conversation with a patient about their weight loss options can be a hard and intimidating thing to do. That’s why we’ve provided PDF downloads to some of the best practices on talking to your patients about medical and surgical weight loss.

Scholarly articles about weight loss

It is important to be well-informed about the pros and cons of bariatric surgery before recommending a patient be evaluated as a candidate for surgical weight loss. Below are links to a few recent articles that detail the short and long term results of bariatric surgery procedures: