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Our Medical Nutrition Program is specially designed to help pre-teens and teens reach a healthier body weight. This seven-month program includes:
Evaluation visit – Individual meetings with a doctor, dietitian (nutritionist) and psychologist, all specializing in weight management.
Program visits – Months 1 through 6 (seven visits)
Reassessment – At month 7, have an in-depth meeting with your team doctor and dietitian; review progress, and discuss options for further weight management (either weight maintenance or weight loss).
Adolescent Weight Loss Surgery
Our Adolescent Weight Loss Surgery program is specially designed for teens with serious weight problems and their families. The programs goals are:
Learn more about our Adolescent Weight Loss Surgery program.
MGHfC clinicians are working to eliminate the short- and long-term health issues associated with obesity in children by providing specialized care and treatment options.
Kathleen Corey, MD, director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Fatty Liver Clinic and co-director of the Mass General Weight Center, discusses the link between obesity and the rise in liver diseases such as nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.
MassGeneral Hospital for Children(MGHFC) recently rolled out two new clinics – the Angelman Syndrome Clinic and the Child and Adolescent Medical Psychiatry (ChAMP) Clinic – and a new weight and asthma program, Inspired Health.
Massachusetts General Hospital Weight Center
50 Staniford Street
Phone: 617-726-0373 for new patients and referrals | 617-726-4400 for existing patientsFax: 617-724-2535 for new patients and referrals | 617-724-6565 for existing patients
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