Lutheran Weight Loss Center

Stories of Surgical Weight Loss

Let the people we’ve helped inspire you with stories of strength, healing and hope. Across our healthcare system, we've helped thousands. These are just a few. Know that wherever you are located, we have the expertise to help you.

When the going gets hard, it’s easy to lose sight of the goals we set for ourselves. Sometimes the best motivation can come from those who’ve gone before us.

Juan's Story


Juan's Story. After battling some mental and medical health issues, Juan found himself weighing over 400 lbs. After receiving surgery and following the Lutheran Weight Loss Center program, we was able to lose more than 240 lbs. In addition, his wife followed his weight loss journey and after both losing their weight, they were able to conceive their child.


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Katherine's story

Katherine had been struggling for years to lose weight even by doing everything right. So she made the decision to have weight management surgery performed by our expert bariatric team.

David's story

When David became ill after gaining 100 pounds, he made the decision to have gastric bypass surgery. Dr. Katie Irani and the team and Lutheran Medical Center helped him to change his life.


Nancy's Story

Nancy struggled to lose weight on her own. When she found the Lutheran Weight Loss Center, she found that she was a good candidate for the non-surgical, medical weight loss program.


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Michele's Story

After being diagnosed with a brain tumor at a young age, Michele was determined to get back to a healthy weight. Working with Dr. Irani and the team, she is now back to doing all the activities she loves.



In the News

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