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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.

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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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7 Life-Changing Benefits of Bariatric Surgery

Learn about seven life-changing benefits of bariatric surgery that go beyond weight loss.

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Bariatric Surgery: How a Dietitian Can Help Guide You
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3 Reasons to Start Healthy Habits Before Bariatric Surgery
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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