Weight Management Center

Mission Hospital offers advanced weight loss programs in a clinical and supportive environment. If you need a helping hand with weight management, we have safe and effective medical and surgical treatments for you. We understand that weight loss is often not as simple as it sounds. And it’s not just about losing pounds; it’s about new beginnings. If you need our assistance and qualify for one of our programs, ask your physician to refer you to Mission Weight Management.

To sign up for a free medical or surgical weight management information session, click on the button to the right of your screen. You may also call 828-213-4100, option 1 to schedule a free information session.  If you would like more details about the program, please click the "contact us" button and enter your contact information. One of our knowledgeable staff members will be in touch with you shortly to answer any questions you have.



We are proud to be designated as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence® by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and the Surgical Review Corporation®*.  View details on all of our quality distinctions.

We are also a Cigna 3-Star Quality Bariatric Center.

Calculate your BMI (Body Mass Index) to determine which options you qualify for.

Qualifications for medical weight loss:

  • 50 or more pounds overweight, or desire to lose 30 to 150 pounds to achieve improved health. BMI 25 or above with one or more comorbidities*. Must be 18 years or older.

Qualifications for surgical weight loss:

  • BMI 40 or over, or 35 and over with one or more comorbidities*. Must be 18 years or older. 

*Diseases that obesity makes worse.


If you do not qualify for one of our programs, we encourage you to join Mission Hospital’s Healthy Weight program. This program is ideal if you want to lose 10 to 40 pounds.