Pediatric Weight Clinic
The Pediatric Weight Clinic provides comprehensive multidisciplinary evaluation and treatment of childhood and adolescent obesity. Care is provided by a multi-specialty team that includes Stanford University faculty from the fields of general pediatrics, adolescent medicine and pediatric surgery – working with specialists in nutrition, psychology, physical therapy, exercise physiology, and nursing. Services include diagnostic testing, complete nutritional analysis, medical management, and support for family-based behavioral changes in diet and activity. Teenagers with significant comorbidities of obesity may be eligible to join the Adolescent Bariatric Surgery Program.