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 register for a free medical or surgical weight management information session click on the "complete our form" button below or call 828-213-2222, option 2. Someone will be in touch with you shortly.
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.
(“Comorbidities” means that you have a disease or 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.