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Weight & Wellness Program
For Our Referring Partners


  Brochure for Patients (PDF)     

Info Session Flyer (PDF)

Helpful Referral Information (PDF)

Laboratory Schedule (PDF)  

Vitamin and Mineral Guidelines (PDF)

Discharge Instructions  

Weight & Wellness Program Home 

Surgical Services Home

Weight & Wellness Program
12 Andover Road
Portland, ME 04102

Phone: 207-761-5612
Toll Free: 1-866-268-9274
Fax: 207-253-6073


General Contact Information

Weight & Wellness Program    
12 Andover Road     
Portland, ME  04102
Telephone: 207-761-5612  
Fax: 207-253-6073 

Our Physicians and Specialties

Visit "Our Team" for more information on each surgeon.  

Patient Care Contact Information

  • Renee Wolff, MD  
    Gastric Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy, LAP-BAND®, Revisional Surgery
  • Roy Cobean, MD  
    Gastric Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy, LAP-BAND®, Revisional Surgery
  • Wendy Briggs, Administrative Coordinator
  • Catherine LaPointe, NP-C, Bariatric Nurse Practitioner   
  • Karol Call, RN, BSN, CMSRN, Bariatric Program Manager 


Information to Aid You in Referring Patients

When referring a patient, please mail or fax the following information.

  • A letter of referral including:   

     Referral for the evaluation and treatment of morbid obesity (ICD-9 278.01)

     BMI (or most recent height and weight)

     All related diagnoses and comorbidites

     Previous attempts/duration of unsuccessful weight loss

     Exercise program involvement

  • Demographic Information on the patient (DOB, address, phone number, insurance info)
  • Most recent H&P
  • Most recent CBC and TSH (if available) 
  • Smokers will be required to quit smoking and have a nicotine level drawn and sent to us before their first appointment 


Vitamin / Mineral

Lab Band

Gastric Bypass

(children's or adult complete)

1 per day

2 per day

Calcium Citrate or

2100-1500 mg/d

1500-200 mg/d
1500-2000 mg/d

Vitamin B12


500 mcg/d *begin 3 months postoperatively




Vitamin D






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First Step for Your Patients

Attend a free information session held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at the Scarborough Surgery Center. Print a Flyer (.pdf)

Online directions to Scarborough Surgery Center