Medical and surgical centre
for obesity _

A multi-disciplinary approach

The Centre offers personalised treatment for patients suffering from obesity, excess weight, as well as eating, metabolic and nutritional disorders.


The Medical and surgical centre for obesity offers patients a holistic approach to all obesity-related diseases overweight and eating behaviour. This multi-disciplinary approach is reflected by the presence of a wide range of specialists including endocrinologists, psychologists, psychiatrists, dietitians, surgeons and physiotherapists. 


Dietetics and nutrition

  • Dietary balance and variety
  • Sensory aspects of food
  • Food intake control
  • Tips for better eating
  • Food purchasing habits
  • Managing liquid calories
  • Vegan and vegetarian diet

Rehabilitation and physical activity

  • Body composition evaluation
  • Metabolism measurement at rest and when exercising
  • Muscular and respiratory capacity assessment
  • Personalised and progressive exercise programme
  • Personalised nutritional advice

Treatment of eating disorders

  • Hyperphagia and bulimia
  • Psychological disorders and difficulties related to overweight or eating behaviour
  • Eating patterns
  • Emotion management
  • Mindfulness
  • Self-affirmation and self-esteem
  • Motivation for change
  • Stress management
  • Body image

Metabolic and bariatric surgery

  • Initial assessment
  • Briefing sessions
  • Preparatory courses
  • Pre-operative assessment
  • Surgical procedure
  • Post-operative rehabilitation
  • Personalised multi-disciplinary follow-up


A multi-disciplinary team

The team at the Centre consists of specialists in the areas of obesity, metabolism, nutrition, psychotherapy, physiotherapy and surgery:

  • 3 specialists in endocrinology, surgery and psychiatry
  • 2 psychologists-psychotherapists
  • 2 dieticians
  • 1 team of physiotherapists
  • 2 medical secretaries

Once a week, all the specialists convene to discuss each case. The patient is the focus of a multi-disciplinary approach to care.

Psychological and physical rehabilitation consultations are available in English and medical consultations in Italian. 

The Medical and surgical center for obesity is also involved in research on obesity and overweight and in the training of professionals in the field.

Graphic of the holistic care of the patient who is at the centre

Did you know?

If prescribed by your doctor, your basic health insurance will cover all outpatient services provided by the Medical and surgical centre for obesity, including consultations with the doctors and psychologists-psychotherapists.

If your BMI* is inferior to 30 kg/m² or if you do not suffer from a specific medical condition, nutrition consultations and certain physiotherapy sessions are only covered by the relevant complementary insurance.

*Body Mass Index


Medical director

Dr GIUSTI Vittorio

Specialist in endocrinology and diabetology



Contact & opening hours

Square Santé - La Source Nutrition, Sport and Health Center

Chemin des Lentillères 1A 1023 Crissier 

Tél. +41 (0)21 641 39 70


  • Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Your phone calls are answered by our receptionists on Mondays and Thursdays, from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm and on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm.