Weight Management

Lose weight and get more out of life

Find the right medical weight loss option for you.

Metro Detroit Weight Loss Program

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Contact us: 866-823-4458

Get back to the life you love…with the St. John Providence Weight Loss program

At St. John Providence Weight Loss, we offer a supportive, nurturing environment and a customized treatment approach to help you achieve your weight loss goals through either a non-surgical weight loss program or surgical weight loss procedures. 

Our team can provide you with the tools and support you need to make the decision that’s right for you. We can help you lose and manage your weight for a lifetime, so that you can get back to the little things you love, like enjoying time outside, playing with your children or grandchildren, or pursuing your favorite hobby. The next step takes courage. But you’ve got this. And, we’ll be right by your side.

Medical Weight Loss Options

We offer non-surgical weight loss programs that include lifestyle/behavior modification and nutrition counseling in a non-discriminating, compassionate environment. For more information, please cal 866-823-4458.

Our program is an individualized approach, not a "one size fits all." This support is delivered in a variety of ways, so there’s something for everyone—nutritional education presentations, exercise tips, success strategies focused on behavior modifications and tracking tools. Our team of physicians, dieticians and healthcare professionals assist you in finding and maintaining weight loss success.

Surgical Weight Loss Options

Most of our surgical procedures can be performed laparoscopically. This minimally invasive surgical technique uses video technology to assist the procedure, resulting in smaller incisions, reduced pain, shorter recovery time and reduced risk of infection.

The St. John Providence Weight Loss Center offers the latest and safest weight loss surgery options:

For more information, please call 866-823-4458.

Free informational seminars

Join us at one of our free informational seminars and hear from surgeons about how you too can make the change for a healthier life. The best way to get started is by attending any one of our free weight loss seminars, either in-person or online, which are required before scheduling a surgical consultation. The seminar will give you a better understanding of your options, including:

  • Surgical and non-surgical weight loss options
  • Psychological issues related to weight gain
  • Information on insurance issues
  • Expectations for participation in our bariatric program
  • Diet, nutrition and necessary lifestyle changes
  • How to prepare for surgery
  • What kind of support is available after weight loss

If you have a question about our seminar or services, call 866-823-4458.

Weight Loss Surgeons

Our team of experienced, bariatric surgeons lead a weight loss team made up of nurse practitioners, registered dietitians, behavioral therapists and insurance coordinators that are here to help you in your journey of healthy lifestyle changes.

Gary R. Katz, DO Gary R. Katz, DO
A specialist in general surgery, Dr. Katz is Medical Director of the bariatric surgical team at St. John Providence Weight Loss and performs the laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, laparoscopic band placement (LAP-BAND), laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, ORBERA Insta-gastric balloon and endoscopic gastric outlet reduction procedure. Dr. Katz sees patients at our Madison Heights and Novi locations.


Keith Marshall, DOKeith Marshall, DO
Dr. Marshall is a board certified general surgeon who specializes in laparoscopic weight loss surgery, since 1994. Dr. Marshall performs the following laparoscopic bariatric procedures; adjustable gastric banding, both the LAP-BAND and Realize Band, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy as well as revisions and conversions. Dr. Marshall has trained and proctored at least five different bariatric programs in Michigan and has been teaching surgical residents bariatric surgery for 18 years. Dr. Marshall sees patients at our Madison Heights location.


Mubashir Sabir, MDMubashir A. Sabir, MD
Dr. Sabir is a board certified general surgeon who specializes in bariatric surgery. Dr. Sabir performs the following laparoscopic procedures: adjustable gastric banding, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy. As a general surgeon, he performs gall bladder, appendix, colon, gastrointestinal, skin, and endocrine surgery. Dr. Sabir also performs both lower and upper endoscopy. Dr. Sabir sees patients at our Madison Heights, Novi and Howell locations.


Abdelkader A. Hawasli, MD, FACS Abdelkader A. Hawasli, MD, FACS
Dr. Hawasli is the director of Laparoscopic Surgery and the Minimally Invasive Surgery Center at St. John Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Hawasli pioneered laparoscopic removal of the gallbladder in 1989. Other minimally invasive laparoscopic procedures he performs include laparoscopic band placement (LAP-BAND), sleeve gastrectomy, Reshape gastric balloon, removal of the gallbladder, appendix, spleen, adrenal gland and colon; and repair of groin hernia and hiatal hernia. In addition, he has performs anti-reflux procedures for heartburn (GERD), kidney removal for transplant, and radio-frequency ablation of unresectable liver cancers. Dr. Hawasli sees patients at our St. Clair Shores location.


Ahmed A. Meguid, MDAhmed A. Meguid, MD
Dr. Meguid is a general surgeon who specializes in advanced laparoscopic surgical procedures, including laparoscopic band placement (LAP-BAND). Dr. Meguid sees patients at our St. Clair Shores location.


Surgical Weight Loss Locations

St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Madison Heights
27486 Dequindre Road
Oakland Center Professional Building, Suite 204
Madison Heights, MI 48071
Phone: 248-967-7326

Providence-Providence Park Hospital, Novi
47601 Grand River Ave.
Outpatient Center, Suite B136
Novi, MI 48374
Phone: 248-465-3940

Eastside Satellite
29000 Little Mack Avenue
Suite B
St. Clair Shores, MI 48081
Phone: 586-771-7220

Ascension Medical Center, Howell
1225 S. Latson Road
Suite 380
Howell, MI 48843
Phone: 248-465-3940

Non-Surgical Weight Loss Locations

St. John Hospital & Medical Center
22151 Moross Road
Professional Building 1, Suite 135
Detroit, MI 48236
Phone: 313-343-7223

Providence-Providence Park Hospital, Novi
47601 Grand River Ave.
Outpatient Center, Suite B136
Novi, MI 48374
Phone: 248-465-3940

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