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Center of Excellence - Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Since I began this journey, I look at life differently. I live healthy. - Bridget
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Center of Excellence - Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery I lost 170 lbs. I feel better. - Lou
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Your New Self!

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Welcome to Your New Self,
DMC's Weight Loss Solutions

Your new Self: Detroit Medical Center's Weight Loss Solutions program (otherwise known as Harper Bariatric Medicine Institute) is here to help patients Feel Better, Live Longer and Live Healthy. The DMC offers patients a comprehensive approach to weight loss, including both surgical and non-surgical options. Our program is recognized nationally as a Bariatric Center of Excellence by the Surgical Review Corporation, and has earned the Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval for Bariatric Surgery. Making the decision to take the pounds off and getting healthy is not something you have to do alone. Let the weight loss experts at our nationally recognized Bariatric Center of Excellence, help you.

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Meet the Team

Our team of bariatric surgeons are dedicated to providing the best care possible to help you live healthy!

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Latest News

DMC Harper Hospital’s Bariatric Medicine Program Wins Fourth-Straight Accreditation from Joint Commi

Weight Loss Often Leads to Significant Health Improvements

Meet Taghreed Almahmeed, M.D.

Choosing the Weight Loss Surgery that's Right for You

Find Your Inspiration and Focus on It

Be Honest with Yourself for a Healthy Weight

Protein and Vitamin/Mineral Supplements Key to Healthy Weight Loss

Meet Rita Gatia, R.N., MSN, F.N.P.-B.C.

Want Success After Bariatric Surgery? Start Making Changes Before Surgery.

A Taste for Health: Herb Garlic Chicken

A Taste for Health: Whole Wheat Couscous with Butternut Squash

Mindful Eating: Developing a New Relationship with Food

Harper BMI Celebrates Opening of New Location in Oakland County

Rev Up Your Metabolism with a Healthy Breakfast

Don't Let Excuses Get in Your Way

HARPER UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL OPENING NEW SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN BARIATRIC LOCATION

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Lifestyle Change is the Key to Weight Loss — Even After Bariatric Surgery

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Detroit-Area Radio Celebrity, Jim O. Partners with Harper BMI to Present Free Weight Loss Seminar

Michigan Bariatric Surgery Clinic in Detroit Adds Gastric Bypass and Gastric Sleeve Surgeon

Patients and Primary Care Physicians Aren't Having Candid Conversations About Obesity and Weight-los

Bariatric Surgery in Michigan May be the Answer to Obesity’s High Cost

Fox 2 News Features Story on Harper BMI patient Jim O'Brien

Harper BMI and Local Radio Celebrity Jim. O Present Free Seminar on Lap Band and Weight Management O

Bariatric Surgery for Diabetes Patients Cuts Medication Costs

FDA approved the expanded use of the LAP-BAND® Adjustable Gastric Banding System

Weight Loss Surgery May Cut Knee Osteoarthritis Pain

People Who Weigh Less Now Qualify for Gastric Device

Obesity May Boost Odds of Aggressive Breast Cancer in Older Women

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About your new self at Detroit Center in Michigan

Detroit Medical Center is the premier provider of weight loss surgery in Michigan and the Great Lakes Region. DMC operates offices in the Madison Heights and Southfield areas of Detroit, Michigan, and serves other areas including Ypsilanti, Saginaw, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Flint, Livonia, Monroe, Lansing, Dearborn, Novi and Troy. Your New Self also serves Canadian bariatric patients as a preferred provider for the Ontario Ministry of Health.

Your New Self at Detroit Medical Center boasts four expert bariatric surgeons who specialize in LAP-BAND®, REALIZE® Band, Sleeve Gastrectomy, and Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass bariatric surgeries.

Patients interested in weight loss surgery should sign up for a free informational seminar to learn more about their surgical options and get started today.