Holiday Hours

With the exception of Inova hospitals, Inova Emergency Care and Inova-GoHealth Urgent Care, all Inova outpatient offices will be closed for the Memorial Day holiday – Monday, May 27.

The Inova team of bariatric surgeons are dedicated to helping you achieve a lifetime of improved health, offering top-notch medical expertise, full access to Inova facilities, and the convenience of integrated electronic medical records.

There are several types of surgical and nonsurgical bariatric procedures. Our nationally recognized and highly experienced team will expertly guide you as you evaluate the weight loss surgical treatment that suits your lifestyle and overall health.

What are some benefits of weight loss programs?

Meet Inova's specialized bariatric surgeons   

Courtney Culbreath, MD
Courtney L. Culbreath, MD
Specialty
Surgery
Clinical Interests
Bariatric Surgery, Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotic Surgery
Years of Experience
8
Amir Moazzez, MD
Amir H. Moazzez, MD
Specialty
Surgery
Clinical Interests
Advanced Laparoscopic surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Hernia Problems/Surgery and Treatments, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotics and Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery
Years of Experience
28
Rajev Nain, MD
Rajev I. Nain, MD
Specialty
Surgery
Clinical Interests
Advanced Laparoscopic surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Hernia and Gallbladder, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotic Surgery
Years of Experience
24
Hamid Pourshojae, DO
Hamid R. Pourshojae, DO
Specialty
Surgery
Clinical Interests
Advanced Laparoscopic surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotic Surgery
Years of Experience
27

Inova Weight Loss Surgery Locations

With two convenient office locations, we serve Northern Virginia, Southern MD, and the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.

All surgical procedures are provided at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital, which is a fully accredited Comprehensive Center for Bariatric Surgery.

Am I eligible for weight loss surgery?

Qualification for bariatric surgery typically depends on several factors, including:

  • Body Mass Index (BMI)
  • Weight-related health conditions)
  • Previous weight loss attempts
  • Overall health status
  • Commitment to lifestyle changes

Eligibility for weight loss surgery

Support groups for Inova Bariatric Surgery patients

Inova offers three special bariatric surgery support groups for patients of Drs. Culbreath, Moazzez, Nain, and Pourshojae:

  • Monthly Support Group: Fair Oaks – Third Mondays, 6 - 7 p.m.
  • Staying the Course Support Group: Woodbridge – Fourth Thursdays, 12 - 1 p.m.
  • Monthly Support Group: Lorton – First Thursdays, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Learn more and register

Watch videos of our weight loss experts and patient success stories

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Catie's Story
Kristia's Story
Kristia's Story
Craig's Story
Craig's Story
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Success Stories with Inova Weight Loss Services
Mary's Story
Mary's Story
Dr. Rajev Nain
Meet Dr. Rajev Nain with Inova Medical Group Bariatric Surgery
Dr. Amir Moazzez
Meet Dr. Amir Moazzez with Inova Bariatric Surgery
Dr. Hamid Pourshojae
Meet Dr. Hamid Pourshojae with Inova Bariatric Surgery
Inova Fair Oaks Hospital Bariatric Surgery Post Care
Inova Fair Oaks Hospital Bariatric Surgery Post Care
Jason's Story
Jason's Story
Meg's Story
Meg's Story

Check out our weight loss fitness studio!

Inova's Metabolic Fitness Studio, located on the Inova Fair Oaks Campus, is a space dedicated to our weight loss program patients. Offering in-person and virtual classes, our clinical fitness expert have created a safe and comforting environment with exercise programs designed to meet our patients wherever they are in their weight loss and exercise journey.

The expert professionals on our team are each ready to accompany you through your weight loss and exercise experience from beginning to end. The fitness studio is includes specialized equipment that allows our team to design custom workouts for patients with mobility issues such as joint, back, or neurological challenges.

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Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP)

ACS sealInova Fair Oaks Hospital is an accredited Center of Excellence for Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery, as recognized by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program of the American College of Surgeons.

MBSAQIP is a comprehensive, nationwide surgical quality program aimed at ensuring the safe and effective performance of metabolic and bariatric surgery. Surgical outcomes focus on weight loss and the treatment of obesity-related diseases, like diabetes, sleep apnea, and others. Research shows accredited centers experience lower complications, and better outcomes than that of non-accredited facilities.

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