In addition to our own website, there are other resources on the Internet that provide a great deal of information on weight loss surgery and the options available today.  Because we are committed to improving the overall health knowledge of our patients, we are providing the following selection of website links you might find useful and informative.  We have organized the links into categories in order to provide quick access to the topics of greatest interest to you. 

If you have a suggestion for a new link, please send us an email, as we are always looking for good resources to pass along to our valued patients and visitors to our website.  We hope you find these sites helpful!

Bariatric Associations

The following links provide updated information on bariatric surgery by the largest bariatric assocations across the country.

American Obesity Association
  • The American Obesity Association (AOA) is an organization focused on changing public policy and the overall perceptions about obesity.  The AOA serves as an advocate for obese people across the country with a goal to re-conceptualize obesity to be viewed as a disease rather than an individual failure.

American Society of Bariatric Physicians
  • Formed in 1950, The American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP) is a non-profit international medical association of allied health care professionals with special interest and experience in the treatment of obesity and related disorders.  The ASBP provides useful information to their members, the health care industry, and the general public.

American Society For Metabolic And Bariatric Surgery
  • The vision of the Society is to improve public health and well being by lessening the burden of the disease of obesity and related diseases throughout the world.

Bariatric Interests

The following links provide some good information on topics of interest to bariatric patients.
  • Detailed bariatric (weight loss) surgery information, resources, and tools for people struggling with morbid obesity seeking to lose excess body weight for good.  The site provides information on the health risks of obesity, diseases caused by morbid obesity, and the effectiveness and risks of bariatric surgery options available today.

  • HealthWiseMetabolic offers a wide variety of great tasting nutritional products. At, great taste is our contribution to your success and to your goal of nourishing the new you.  Quality, selection and flavor delivered directly to your home. Please check out the widest selection of protein products for surgical patients on the net.

International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO)
  • IFSO is growing into a professional organization, with the goal to support its members in aspects directly related to their profession. IFSO's main activity is currently the organization of the yearly World Congress, which provides a forum to exchange knowledge on surgical treatment of severely obese patients, to present new techniques, research and concepts, and to meet the experts in the field.
  • is dedicated to the education, empowerment and support of all individuals affected by obesity, along with their families, friends, employers, surgeons and physicians.  Membership to is free and provides patients with weight loss resources, message boards, chat rooms, and other interactive features.