Jefferson University Hospitals

Tests & Treatments

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