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Discover the procedures and treatments we provide at Children's National Hospital. Providers at Children's National work with you and your family to decide on the best care plan for your child. Learn more about the Obesity Program.


The experts on the bariatric surgery team at Children's National use LAP-BAND®, a weight-loss procedure for those who are at least 18 years old. Learn more about this procedure.

Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

Our expert pediatric surgery team performs sleeve gastrectomy, a weight-loss procedure for adolescents. Learn more about this condition.


Obesity is when a child has too much body fat. Learn more about this condition.