Managing your weight is one of the most important steps you can take for a healthier life. More than one-third of Americans are obese. Obesity leads to life-threatening conditions like heart disease, stroke, Type 2 diabetes, sleep apnea and certain types of cancer.

Hartford HealthCare Medical & Surgical Weight Loss takes a uniquely holistic approach to medical and surgical weight loss. One that offers patients thorough care not just from physicians and surgeons, but also from a team of professionals looking out for your nutritional, physical and emotional well-being. All to help you gain the energy, self-confidence and control you need to manage your health and live the life you deserve. 



Hartford Hospital's Surgical Weight Loss Program is an MBSAQIP Accredited Center

The Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) works to advance safe, high-quality care for bariatric surgical patients through the accreditation of bariatric surgical centers.

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Meet our Medical Weight Loss Specialist:

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Name Specialties Location
Umashanker, Devika, MD Umashanker, Devika, MD
4.8 /5
144 surveys
833.861.5433
  • Bariatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Farmington
  • Bloomfield
  • Glastonbury
  • Meriden
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Meet our Surgical Weight Loss Specialists:

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Name Specialties Location
Hannoush, Edward J., MD Hannoush, Edward J., MD
4.8 /5
133 surveys
860.224.5161
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Farmington
  • Bloomfield
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Papasavas, Pavlos K., MD, FACS, FASMBS Papasavas, Pavlos K., MD, FACS, FASMBS
4.9 /5
119 surveys
860.246.2071
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Glastonbury
  • Bloomfield
  • Farmington
  • Hartford
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Tishler, Darren Scott, MD, FACS, FASMBS Tishler, Darren Scott, MD, FACS, FASMBS
4.9 /5
148 surveys
860.246.2071
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
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  • Glastonbury
  • Enfield
  • Manchester
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