Advanced Surgical Care
Surgical Weight Loss
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– Kelly Pelc, FNP, EMMC Family Medicine, Husson Ave.
EMMC Family Medicine is currently accepting new patients in many of its practices.
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For more than 30 years, EMMC Surgical Weight Loss has been helping people reshape their lives through education, access to state-of-the-art surgery for weight loss, and a strong support network.
EMMC Surgical Weight Loss was created in 2002 and was recognized as a Center of Excellence by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery from 2005 to 2009. Since 2009, our program has been accredited through the American College of Surgeons as a Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program, and was reaccredited in 2015.
We have the distinction of being one of the first surgery and weight loss centers in the country to offer robotically assisted surgical weight loss for appropriate surgical candidates and we have become a national and worldwide leader and resource for this technique.
These web pages provide information and resources that will help you determine if EMMC’s surgery and weight loss program is right for you. We encourage you to explore this information, discuss your options with your primary care provider and your insurance carrier, and then give us a call at 973-6383 or use our contact form to be contacted by our EMMC Surgical Weight Loss manager.
The elements of a successful surgical weight loss program reach far beyond the operating room. EMMC Surgical Weight Loss incorporates nutritional education, physical therapy, professional counseling, peer support, and a nationally recognized surgical program to provide our patients a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary approach that is unique in the state of Maine. Each of the people you’ll meet will play an important role in helping you reach your goals with surgical weight loss.