Comprehensive Bariatric Surgery Program
At the nationally recognized Berkshire Center for Weight Loss Surgery, our commitment to excellence extends well beyond the operating room. Led by board-certified surgeon, Andrew Lederman, MD, FACS, FASMBS, our comprehensive program offers all the resources, information and inspiration you need to take charge of your health and life.
Empowering Tools for Lifelong Success
From pre-operative education through compassionate ongoing care, we’re here to support you with:
- Life Skills Workshops: Led by our dedicated bariatric nurse educator, these informative pre-operative sessions help prepare you, physically and mentally, for the journey ahead. You’ll learn effective ways to interact with food and make important lifestyle changes to ensure life-changing results.
- Online Resources: In addition to our extensive program guide provided prior to surgery, with information on everything from post-operative food choices and protein supplements to pregnancy after weight loss surgery.
- Bariatric Support Groups: If you’ve had a weight loss procedure with Dr. Lederman, join us for a free monthly weight loss support group. Our dedicated bariatric coordinator facilities discussion on a variety of life-after-surgery topics, including weight loss goals, nutrition, exercise plans, stress-coping skills and more. Plus, it’s a great opportunity to share triumphs and challenges with people on a similar path to weight loss success. No registration required.
- Clothing Exchange: After surgery, there’s nothing more rewarding then seeing those first pounds fall away. But as the weight drops, the cost of new clothes can add up as you try to keep pace with your changing body. That’s why we created the Clothing Exchange: our free boutique where you can bring in one size and pick up the next. Trade down as often as you’d like as you move toward (and celebrate!) your weight loss goals.
Take the First Step with a Free Weight Loss Seminar
Register online for an upcoming bariatric surgery event, open to our Pittsfield, Massachusetts, and surrounding Berkshire County communities. Dr. Lederman and Jodi Szczepaniak, Bariatric Nurse Practitioner, will provide in-depth information on weight and wellness solutions, and see if you may be a candidate for a life-changing procedure.
You can also call (413) 395-751 to save your spot or learn more about our any of our weight loss surgery programs and resources.