Weight-Loss Support & Bariatric Surgery
It's hard to find weight-loss solutions that really work. Even surgery is not a quick fix. But with the right support, lasting weight-loss success is possible.
You need experts who will give you personalized attention over time. At UVA Health, you'll find a support team that truly understands what they're doing and what you need to feel healthy and well.
Weight-Loss Expertise in Northern Virginia
As a Blue Distinction Center+, we offer the highest level of quality, results, expertise, and efficiency in delivering care.
What does this mean for you? It means you don't have to choose between a personalized experience and high-tech medicine.
Our surgical expertise, advanced robotics, and cutting-edge science means you can count on us to provide the latest, most up-to-date treatments and care.
Easing Burdens Along the Way
We help you save money and time with:
- Quick access to appointments
- Telehealth consults and follow ups
- Virtual options
- Outpatient options, so you don't have to spend the night
Support for You as a Whole Person
You can take advantage of a complete suite of wraparound services that include:
- Educational media
- Nutritional counseling
- Exercise coaching
- Mental and emotional health counseling
- Support groups
Clinic & Surgery Locations Near You
Find quality care and support in Northern Virginia at:
- UVA Health Haymarket Medical Center
- UVA Health Surgical Care Warrenton
- UVA Health Surgical Care Haymarket
Alexandra Zubowicz, MD, FACS, FASMBS
Board-certified medical director of the UVA Health bariatrics program in Northern Virginia.
Aaron Sachs, MD, DABS, FACS
Board-certified general surgeon focusing on minimally invasive and bariatric surgery. Accepting new patients.
Our team provides surgical care in Haymarket, Warrenton, and throughout the region, and includes Ivory Lira, Dietician & Program Coordinator.
During this procedure, we remove the part of your stomach that expands when you eat. This limits how much you can eat and helps you feel satisfied for a longer time after meals.
Roux-en-Y gastric bypass creates a new route for your food, using only part of your stomach and small intestine. You'll be less hungry and absorb fewer calories when you eat.
If you already had weight-loss surgery, and you're not happy with the results, we can work with you to see if a redo or undo procedure would help.