St. Francis Weight Management Program

St. Francis Hospital's Weight Management Program is a six-month program offering a customized approach for achieving heart healthy weight control. Options include a choice of diet meal plans, nutritional counseling, exercise planning, and psychosocial support. Whether your goal is to lose 20 or 200 pounds, our team will be with you all the way to help you achieve and maintain a healthier lifestyle. 

Our personalized plans offer a variety of options to achieve your weight loss goals.

  • A six-month customized weight management program.
  • Registration fee includes weekly educational meetings, medical management, (co-pay applicable), psychosocial support, nutritional counseling, and exercise planning.
  • In collaboration with St. Francis Hospital’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Program located at the DeMatteis Center, patients have the option of adding medically supervised exercise to their personalized weight management plan. Other physical training options are also available to participants to suit their needs.

Treatment Options

We offer three meal plan options under The New Direction® Weight Management System

New Direction® Low Calorie Diet

  • Partial meal replacement using New Direction® meal replacement supplement and grocery meals
  • Weekly educational and peer support seminars
  • Physical exercise consultation as needed

Individualized Diet Meal Plan

  • Consultation with our Registered Dietitian
  • Individualized grocery shopping strategy to help you reach weight management goals
  • Weekly educational and peer support seminars
  • Physical exercise consultation as needed

For certain patients we may recommend medications, which may include: 

  • Qsymia
  • Belvique
  • Contrave
  • Saxenda
  • Orlistat 

Contact Us

Phone: (516) 563-7940
Fax: (516) 563-7941
E-mail: SFweightmanagement@chsli.org

Our hours of operation:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 9:00am – 5:00pm

Thursday 11:00am – 7:00pm

Friday 8:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Bariatric Weight Loss at St. Francis

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