Center for Weight Loss Surgery

Conveniently located in Boston’s Metro West region, The Center for Weight Loss Surgery at Newton-Wellesley Hospital has been a leader in the field of bariatric surgery for more than a decade. Our Center is fully accredited by the American College of Surgeons and offers patients access to various specialists and departments throughout the Hospital.

Medical professionals at the Center are committed to providing life-long support to patients who undergo weight loss surgery. We offer patients from throughout New England a comprehensive plan for treating obesity that includes:


Our Surgeons

We are leader in the field of bariatric surgery thanks in large part to a reputable team of bariatric surgeons, led by Sheila Partridge, MD, CWLS Medical Director, and Associate Chair, Department of Surgery, including Rajan Chahal, MD, and Susana Wishnia, MD. In addition to our surgeons, our team includes three dietitians and three licensed psychiatric specialists for comprehensive care. We also have a skilled team of two RN First Assistants and a coordinator who helps patients navigate their journey.

Patient Stories

Aubrey's Story: At 22 years old and 351 lbs, Aubrey Podell was nearly incapable of regular, daily activities. She was classified as “super morbidly obese,” and on track to develop type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease all before she reached the age of 30.

Read more bariatric surgery patient stories.


Weight Loss Surgery Resources

We understand how big of a decision it is to undergo bariatric surgery. We offer a number of educational and support resources to help guide you through the decision and the procedure itself.

Read our bariatric surgery education and support resources.



Contact Us

Contact the Center for Weight Loss Surgery
Phone: 617-243-3724 | Fax: 617-243-9993


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