Why Choose the Weight Loss Surgery Program at MedStar Franklin Square in Baltimore

Bariatric Surgeons: Dr. Christopher You and Dr. Alain Abdo

The Bariatric Surgery Center at MedStar Franklin Square offers a series of minimally invasive surgical options, coupled with continuous, comprehensive guidance and support, to help people like you achieve your long-term weight loss goals. We understand your challenges. We understand your fears. And, we’re here to help you overcome them, one step and one day at a time.

Take the first step in the right direction, today. Register for an information session at MedStar Franklin Square or at MedStar Health’s Bel Air Medical Campus to meet our physicians, get answers and begin your weight loss journey.



Performing the safest most effective weight loss surgery procedures.

MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center is fully accredited through the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP). We provide a comprehensive weight loss program based on the unique needs of each patient. Our team includes bariatric surgeons, gastroenterologists, registered dietitians, exercise physiologist/physical therapist, mental health professionals, and a bariatric coordinator.

Our surgeons are also trained in the latest technologies, including robotic surgery. The da Vinci® Surgical System is used for multiple types of bariatric treatment options. Your surgeon will decide if you are a candidate for a surgical bariatric procedure following a comprehensive evaluation.

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