Penn Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Program

Research

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Research is central to the mission of the Penn Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Program. In addition to regularly testing new surgical techniques and procedures, the program actively participates in clinical trials aimed at understanding and treating the causes and associated medical conditions of obesity.

Members of the Penn Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery team collaborate closely with the following Penn research programs:

By studying metabolic disorders and the effects and outcomes of bariatric surgery, the Penn Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Program ensures that its patients receive the latest, most promising treatments available.