Referral Directory

Description of services:

  • Family-focused, multidisciplinary weight management program for children with BMI > 85th percentile for age
  • Lifestyle modification, physical activity, and nutrition education provided in 12 weekly group sessions
  • Initial evaluation by multidisciplinary team to determine readiness and clinic follow-up upon completion of the program

Procedures performed or problems diagnosed and treated:

The program provides patients and their families intensive weight management therapy to support them in achieving and maintaining lifelong habits of good nutrition and healthy activities.

Information for referral sources:

Pre-participation clearance form (PDF)

Criteria for eligibility:

  • Ages 6-18 years and BMI > 85th percentile
  • Participation of at least one caregiver in program
  • Favorable score on Readiness to Change Questionnaire
  • Primary care physician exam and clearance for physical activity

Please provide the following when calling to schedule a patient for the program:

  • Patient name and date of birth
  • Current weight, height, and BMI
  • Any obesity related problems
  • Medication history