Comprehensive Weight Management

The NCH Comprehensive Weight Management Program combines physician-supervised medical care with nutrition, behavior and activity education for adults age 18 and above. Our compassionate multi-disciplinary team is your partner in developing a personalized care plan to help you achieve and maintain a healthier weight.

What to expect during your first visit

An NCH physician specializing in weight loss treatment meets with you to discuss your overall health, weight history, and past efforts to get to a healthier weight and perform a physical exam. In addition to increased physical activity and greater awareness of eating habits, treatment options include:

  • Very low calorie meal replacement diet
  • Low calorie diet meal replacement diet
  • Medication
  • Surgery

Healthier living

Our Healthy Habits for Life program helps educate and inspire patients to create sustainable lifestyle change. Interactive visits consist of sessions with a physician or nurse practitioner, nutrition educator, behavioral health professional or exercise physiologist.

One-to-one and group visits provide support to help you succeed. We start with:

  • Assess behaviors, diet and nutrition
  • Create and review a personalized weight management program
  • Provide a supervised exercise referral
  • Schedule multiple follow-up visits to measure your progress

Program cost

The cost to participate varies depending upon the services offered. Contact your insurance carrier for information about your coverage, co-pays and out-of-pocket expenses.

Weight management clinic hours

  • Monday through Thursday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Friday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Meet our physician

Monika Cohen, M.D.

Monika Cohen, MD

Board Certifications: Internal Medicine and Obesity Medicine
Primary Specialty: Weight management and obesity
Accepting New Patients: YES

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Our location

1410 N. Arlington Heights Road, Suite 200
Arlington Heights, IL


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