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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Medical Weight Management Program

We offer family-based medical weight management programs designed for children ages 2 and older.

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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. 

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.