At Northwest Weight & Wellness Center (NWWC), formally known as Northwest Weight Loss Surgery, we serve hundreds of people each year as they journey towards a healthier version of themselves. Our mission at NWWC is to be the preferred weight and wellness center, providing compassionate, quality, holistic patient-centered care that supports a life-changing journey and improves health and well-being.
The opportunities to help people live healthy active lives have never been greater. That is why we offer comprehensive bariatric surgical and non-surgical medical weight loss programs. With insurance advocacy, individualized fitness plans, nutrition counseling, therapeutic services and long-term dedicated support we are redefining the health and wellness experience.
Our nationally recognized board-certified surgeons Robert Michaelson, MD and Alana Chock, MD are fellows of the American college of Surgeons and fellows of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons (ASMBS). Dr. Chock is the President of the Washington State Chapter of ASMBS and Dr. Michaelson has been named one of Seattle’s “Top Docs” four times.
Their expertise and special training in laparoscopic and endoscopic procedures allow them to tailor to the unique needs of each patient by offering Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass, Lap Band and revision procedures.
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Our comprehensive programs offered at Northwest Weight & Wellness Center in affiliation with Sound Surgeons Surgery Center is a nationally accredited Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence through the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) and the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). In combination with these accreditations we are also recognized by insurance companies as a Designated Blue Distinction Center in Bariatric Surgery. These accreditations mirror our lasting commitment to service excellence and quality care and we are committed to creating an environment to restore health and change lives.