Bariatric and Metabolic Institute
Join us as we take steps to fight obesity on Sunday, September 22.
Grand Opening of our West Penn Bariatric and Metabolic Institute
We are proud to introduce a comprehensive institute team approach model that brings bariatric surgery, weight management, diabetes and endocrine health together in one place.
Innovative and personalized weight loss care
The physicians and staff of the Bariatric and Metabolic Institute wish to extend a warm welcome to you and your family. We would like to have the opportunity to share information with you about our program and how achieving health and wellness is possible.
Our Institute is committed to providing patient-centered care in your community. Our providers will be available close to home when you need care. We are a multi-specialty team that will work with you every step of the way. Your pathway to surgery starts here.
Bariatric surgery will change your life – physically, emotionally, and socially. At the Bariatric and Metabolic Institute, we understand the difficult challenges that are experienced when attempting to maintain weight loss.
Our focus is to improve your life through surgery, education and outstanding care. If you are ready to lose weight and gain your life back, consider attending a free information session at a location that is convenient for you. Begin your weight loss journey here.
Dr. George Eid and Dr. Kellen Hayes
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Maintaining a healthy weight is an everyday struggle for many. Our goal is to help you overcome obstacles that stand in the way of your good health.
Patient Loses Weight, Finds Better Health
Kendel feels better than she has in years. Since her sleeve gastrectomy weight-loss surgery 11 months ago, she has lost 71 pounds. She has more zip in her step and more fun on the zip line. More importantly, Kendel no longer suffers from heart disease, high blood pressure and sleep apnea. She has even reduced the amount of diabetes medication she takes.
Meet Dana - AHN Bariatric and Metabolic Institute Patient
Meet Frank - AHN Bariatric and Metabolic Institute Patient
Meet George & Sandy Marek - AHN Bariatric and Metabolic Institute
Meet Nick - AHN Bariatric and Metabolic Institute Patient
Meet Our Doctors - AHN Bariatric and Metabolic Institute
My BMI Calculator
|Height (in feet):|
|Weight (in pounds):|
|My BMI is:|
|Between 19 and 24||Ideal|
|Between 25 and 29||Overweight|
|Between 30 and 34||Obese|
|Over 35||Qualifies for surgery|
Hear Connie's Story
Connie White's life was turning into a nightmare. For 12 years, she sought help for hernia issues, as well as other health-related troubles. But her medical problems continued to escalate to the point that her life was in danger.
Hear Kendall's Story
Kendall Kray always dreamed of being a mother. As she got older, she started believing her dream would never become a reality.
West Penn Hospital is accredited by the American College of Surgeons Bariatric Center of Excellence with the designation of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) Accredited Center – Comprehensive.