Franciscan Center for Weight Management


Haroon P. Anwar, MD, FACS, Medical Director

Troy Houseworth, MD, FACS

Franciscan Center for Weight Management offers comprehensive surgical weight loss solutions. With advanced surgical procedure expertise and weight loss program support, our program brings together the latest technology, an expert team and years of experience for successful, long lasting weight loss.

Bariatric Surgery Center of ExcellencE

 We’re an accredited Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery and a preferred provider for multiple insurance companies. We perform the most robotic-assisted gastric bypass surgeries in the Pacific Northwest, while compiling one of the lowest complication rates in the state. 

Appropriate and effective patient-centered care is our primary goal

Our experienced surgeons offer gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, adjustable gastric band, duodenal switch, and revision surgeries using robotic-assisted and advanced laparoscopic techniques. From first consultation, our team works with you to determine your needs and develop a plan to meet them. We’re here to help you reach your goals with: 

Top surgical team in the state

Pre- and post-operative nutrition education with registered dietitians

Weight loss surgery support groups 

Assistance with surgical insurance criteria 

 Free Informational Seminars

The first step is to know your options, risks and requirements. Our surgeons provide free seminars on all aspects of surgical procedure options. To learn more, or to register, call 1-888-825-3227 or go to