PBHNPG Bariatrics


Find out if you can benefit from bariatric surgery


Find out if you can benefit from bariatric surgery

Advanced Surgical
Weight Loss

Find out if you can benefit from bariatric surgery

Accredited Bariatric Surgery & Weight Loss Program

Expert Bariatric Surgery Team

As a bariatric and metabolic multidisciplinary center, we succeed in connecting successfully with patients by building a judgment-free, uplifting and supportive environment while maintaining safe, comfortable care.

Quality Outcomes, Concierge Service

Dr. Podolsky performs bariatric and general surgery procedures at Delray Medical Center – a nationally accredited Center of Excellence in Bariatrics. At the Delray Medical Center Tower, patients experience hospital concierge service with private and bariatric fitted rooms with a hotel like comfortability.

Tenet Palm Beach Surgical
Palm Beach Health Network Bariatrics

Start Your Journey

Achieving long-term weight loss for obese and morbidly obese patients’ benefits from a team-centered approach. Erica R. Podolsky, MD, FASMBS is a highly experienced general surgeon with expertise in bariatric and minimally invasive general surgery. In addition, Dr. Podolsky is board-certified with the American Board of Surgery and holds the distinction of Fellow, American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (FASMBS).

Adult Obesity Is On The Rise 

Adult obesity prevalence now affects 40 percent of the U.S. Population and the rate of severe obesity tops 9 percent. Obesity has links to more than 40 other diseases including Type 2 Diabetes, hypertension, heart disease and stroke, sleep apnea, osteoarthritis, and up to 13 different types of cancer.

Weight-loss surgery candidates generally have a body mass index (BMI) equal to or greater than 40, or equal to or greater than 35 with serious co-morbidities.

BMI Calculator

Find your body mass index (BMI) using the calculator below  

BMI > 18.5

18.5 – 24.9

25 – 29.9

30 < BMI

Bariatric Surgery

Success Statistics

of patient excess weight is lost six months after surgery*
Years after surgery that patient’s maintain 50% of their excess weight loss*
of patient excess weight is lost 12 months after surgery*
Number of obesity-related medical conditions that can be improved following surgery*

*Source: American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery