Medical Weight Loss Program in Reston, Virginia
Losing weight on your own can be difficult and frustrating. At Reston Hospital Center, our team is here to help. Our comprehensive Medical Weight Loss Program provides overweight individuals with a structured and medically supervised option to lose weight through nutrition and exercise.
To learn more about our weight management program, please call (703) 689-9328.
The Medical Weight Loss Program is an addition to our existing surgical weight loss program at Reston Hospital. As a Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery, our program's team members are committed to delivering safe, quality care for patients.
To accompany patients on their journey, our program offers a certified bariatric nurse, registered dietitians, physical therapists and a fitness specialist who are specially trained in medical weight loss.
Medical weight loss details and resources
Weight loss success story – Bob’s weight loss journey
Our six-week weight management program combines education, exercise and medical supervision to help you reach your weight loss goals. In addition, we offer weekly weigh-ins and review your goals.
Over the course of six weeks, you'll learn about:
- Satiety and hunger
- Diet and lifestyle choices
- Reading food labels
- Importance of sleep
- Portion control
- Benefits of strength training
- Importance of self-image
- Relapse and ways to avoid it
- How fitness can be fun
We also provide meal replacement products, a 30-minute lecture and then a 60-minute supervised group exercise classes in our gym:
- Tues and Thurs, 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. (two times a week for three weeks)
- Mon, Tues and Thurs, 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. (three times a week for three weeks)
Our bariatric coordinator will guide you on your journey
Rosalind (Roz) Barron BSN RN CBN
Roz Barron is a certified bariatric nurse (RN, CBN) and serves as the bariatric program coordinator for Reston Hospital Center. Roz helps maintain the connection and communication between patients, nursing and medical staff. She is both an advocate and a resource to help our patients navigate a successful weight loss journey. Contact our Bariatric Coordinator today at (703) 689-9328 to learn more about all of our weight loss options.
Medical Weight Loss Program location and admissions
Our program is located within Reston Hospital Center, with ample free parking and valet services.
If you are interested in medical weight loss, speak to your primary care provider to receive medical clearance.
Once you are cleared to participate, you will attend a one-on-one session with a registered dietitian as part of the standard medical clearance evaluation.