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About the Team 

Five world-class surgeons in four locations throughout Central Florida have a special focus on patient experience and sustainable results. Led by medical director Elizabeth Dovec, MD, FACS, FASMBS, DBOM, we offer a surgical weight-loss program with both English- and Spanish-speaking providers to ensure you feel comfortable, supported and informed about your bariatric care.


Trusted Care From Our Accredited Team

All AdventHealth Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery locations across Central Florida are officially recognized by The Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) as comprehensive centers. All four locations have met stringent criteria for staffing, training and facility infrastructure and protocols for care, ensuring our ability to support patients with severe obesity.

Dr. Dovec and Dr. Bello with a patient.

Surgical Weight Loss

Could bariatric surgery be right for you? Learn more about your surgical weight loss options and how our bariatric surgeons stay at the forefront of treatment and technologies to help you achieve life-changing results.

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Weight Loss Support Groups

Join an uplifting online community of other patients who understand your experience. Find encouragement, ask questions, share tips and get the support you need for the days, months and years ahead.

Articles and Blogs

Hear firsthand from our bariatric surgeons and weight-loss experts as they share the latest advice and advancements in bariatric care before, during and after surgery.   

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Is Weight Loss Surgery Right for Me?
The AdventHealth Bariatric Retreat with Dr. Dovec and Guests
Inspiration and Celebration: The AdventHealth Bariatric Retreat
Bariatric Surgery 101: A Whole Health Solution
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How a Bariatric Support Group Can Help You
A Bariatric Retreat That Can Change Your Life
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You’ve Got Us and You’ve Got This

A healthier, happier you is waiting. And you can count on our multidisciplinary team to cheer you on at every step. With expertise and compassion, we’ll stay committed to you as you commit to meaningful change — and lifelong wellness.

AdventHealth Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery Locations