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. This multi-disciplinary approach is reflected by the presence of a wide range of specialists including endocrinologists, psychologists, psychiatrists, dietitians and surgeons all under one roof, in addition to the Physiotherapy institute at La Source which is located in the same building.

Once a month, all the specialists concerned convene to discuss each case.

 

Services

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 capacity assessment
  • Personalised and progressive exercise programme
  • Personalised nutritional advice

Treatment of eating disorders

  • 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
  • 1 medical secretary

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

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

 

Head surgeon

Dr GHAVAMI Bijan 

Specialist in general and visceral surgery

Contact & opening hours

Clinique de La Source - Medical and surgical centre for obesity

Avenue Vinet 30 1004 Lausanne

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, Tuesdays and Fridays, from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and on Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm.