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 in northern Virginia provides a structured and medically supervised option. With this program and the guidance of our specialists, overweight individuals can lose weight through nutrition and exercise.

To learn more about Reston Hospital Center's weight management services, please call (703) 234-7406.

Recognition


As a Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), our skilled bariatric surgeons and weight loss teams in Northern Virginia provide comprehensive care and support throughout your weight loss journey.

Comprehensive weight loss care

Our Medical Weight Loss Program is an addition to our existing surgical weight loss program.

Additionally, to accompany patients on their journey, our program offers a range of specialists from different clinical areas. You will work closely with certified bariatric nurses, registered dietitians, physical therapists and fitness specialists who are specially trained in medical weight loss.

Our weight management program

Our 10-week weight management program combines education, exercise and medical supervision to help you reach your weight loss goals. We also offer weekly weigh-ins and review your goals to ensure ongoing progress.

Over the course of 10 weeks, you'll learn about:

  • Benefits of strength training
  • Diet and lifestyle choices
  • How fitness can be enjoyable
  • Portion control
  • Reading food labels
  • Relapse and ways to avoid it
  • Satiety and hunger
  • The importance of sleep
  • Triggers
  • Understanding self-image

We also provide meal replacement products, a 30-minute lecture and 60-minute supervised group exercise classes in our gym on the following schedule:

  • Tuesday and Thursday, 4:30pm to 6:00pm (two times a week for four weeks)
  • Tuesday, 4:30pm to 6:00pm (once a week for six weeks)

Meet your bariatric coordinator

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 among patients, nursing and medical staff. She will be your advocate and a resource to help you navigate your weight loss journey.

To learn more about all of our weight loss options, call our bariatric coordinator at (703) 689-9328.

Program location and admission

Our program takes place in our hospital, with ample free parking and valet services outside.

If you are interested in our Medical Weight Loss Program, 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.

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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 among patients, nursing and medical staff. She will be your advocate and a resource to help you navigate your weight loss journey.

Roz is instrumental in helping to educate our patients on what to expect before, during and after surgery. She leads the education of nursing staff and internal team members on bariatric-specific care. She is also responsible for the monthly bariatric “Staples” support group. This is a free group to anyone looking into bariatric surgery or has had it. Roz partners with our care team to implement continuous process improvement initiatives to ensure that we offer the best care to our patients and referring physician community.

Contact our Bariatric Coordinator at (703) 689-9328 to get started today.