Services We Offer

The Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition offers a comprehensive approach to weight management in children, including programs for both prevention and treatment.

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Assessment Clinic

The Assessment Clinic at the Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition is the first step for children and teens who struggle with being overweight.

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Medical Weight Management Program

The Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition offers three medical weight loss programs for children and adolescents who struggle with being overweight:

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Bariatric Surgery

The bariatric surgery program at Nationwide Children's was the first free-standing adolescent bariatric surgery center in the U.S. to be accredited by the American College of Surgeons Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP).

Ounce of Prevention

The Ounce of Prevention toolkit was introduced to address the growing epidemic of childhood obesity. 

F.A.N. Club

Fitness and Nutrition Club partners with programs to implement a fitness and nutrition curriculum that is comprehensive, evidence-based, and developmentally appropriate for students of all ages.

Primary Care Obesity Network (PCON)

The Primary Care Obesity Network (PCON) is a network of primary care providers in Central Ohio linked to the Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.