Jefferson University Hospitals

Tests & Treatments

  • CT Scan
    A series of X-rays that can be used to visualize nearly all parts of the body in 3-D is known as a CT scan.

  • Endoscopic Gastric Bypass Revision
    Endoscopic Gastric Bypass Revision is for patients who have regained weight following previous surgical gastric bypass.

  • Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty
    Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty is a new method which allows physicians to stitch the stomach into a tube (sleeve) using a scope that is passed through the mouth and esophagus.

  • Endoscopic Treatments
    Our Gastroenterology & Hepatology specialists offer Endoscopic Treatments as a part of our Comprehensive Weight Management Center.

  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
    Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (or simply gastric bypass) is considered the "gold standard" operation for weight loss.

  • Intragastric Balloon
    The Intragastric Balloon is a round balloon made of soft, latex-free silicone material designed to help with nonsurgical weight loss.

  • Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
    Sleeve gastrectomy resects the portion of the stomach that makes ghrelin, a hormone that signals hunger to the brain.

  • OPTIFAST Liquid Diet
    OPTIFAST® is a high-quality, nutritionally balanced, calorie-controlled liquid diet.

  • Weight Loss Education Programs
    We offer short-term and long-term programs catered to individuals looking for information and medically-based support in their efforts to lose weight.