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You have come to the right place for weight loss surgery (WLS). Our team of specially trained doctors, nurses, dietitians, social worker, and clinical exercise physiologists provides the full range of state-of-the-art open and laparoscopic surgical procedures and treatments in a safe and comfortable environment.

At Lawrence General Hospital our team works hard to make sure all your questions and concerns are addressed and your individual needs are met. Our caring doesn’t stop after surgery, as we provide support and guidance as you develop your new healthy lifestyle.

The Weight Management and Bariatric Center at Lawrence General Hospital is a comprehensive weight loss program that offers patients solutions, education and support to help reduce the risks of health and achieve weight loss success.  

Led by Dr. Abraham Frech, experienced in Bariatric Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery as well as General Surgery, the Weight Management and Bariatric Center team consists of a multidisciplinary group of experts, committed to compassionate care and patient satisfaction throughout the entire process – from initial evaluation, to treatment options, to follow up care.  

Each member of the team is intimately involved with every patient’s treatment plan, and provides expert care in the special issues of weight loss surgery.  Members of this team include:
    • Bariatric Surgeon
    • Diabetes Management & Endocrinology (CDE)
    • Nutritionist
    • Exercise Therapist
    • Medical Assistant/LPN
    • Case Manager

Additional clinical members of the team can include specialists from the following departments, depending on each patient’s case, treatment plan or follow up care:
    • Cardiology
    • Pulmonology
    • Laboratory Services
    • Nuclear Medicine
    • Endoscopy
    • Sleep Center
    • Anesthesiology
    • Nursing
    • Radiology
    • Outpatient Rehabilitation Therapy
    • Health Education

For more information, click here for our brochure, call 978-946-8450, or e-mail weightmanagement@lawrencegeneral.org.

 

 

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