Weight Management

Henry Ford Weight Management Program


Henry Ford Medical Center- Second Avenue: (313) 972-1919
Henry Ford Medical Center- Livonia: (734) 523-8601
Center for Weight Management- Seville: (586) 323-4800
Center for Weight Management- Wyandotte: (734) 285-7420
West Bloomfield Hospital: (248) 325-1355


At Henry Ford Health, we believe in a team approach, which is why our weight management program includes an expert team of dietitians, exercise physiologists, your doctor, behavioral health specialists and you. We offer group and individualized options, as well as a variety of dietary plans to best fit your needs and goals.

Program Philosophy: There are many factors that contribute to excess weight beyond simply eating too much and not burning enough calories. This is why at the Henry Ford Weight Management Program we take a holistic approach to weight loss. We call this approach the Five Pillars to a Healthy Lifestyle. The five pillars include: Healthy Nutrition, Physical Activity, Mind Matters, Healthy Environments, and Accountability.

Program components: 

  • Free information session 
  • Individual weight loss options utilizing whole food or meal replacement plans
  • Regular group or individual appointments with a weight management expert who will provide
    • Accountability
    • Coaching
    • Education
    • Support

Body Composition Analysis  

(313) 972-1919

Body composition assessment helps professional and college athletes, exercise enthusiasts, individuals trying to lose or gain weight, and others, improve their performance and support weight management.  

Analysis includes:

  • BodPod Device to measure Percent Body Fat, Lean Body Weight, Waist Circumference, and estimate of Resting Metabolic Rate.
  • Consultation with a clinical exercise physiologist to help you understand your body composition and recommend strategies for healthy lifestyle and/or exercise training.

Weight Management for Kids & Families 

Let’s Eat Healthy! Program          
Call for locations near you. 
(800) 277-2740 or (313) 874-7495

Designed to help your child learn skills for leading a healthier life. Topics include healthy food choices, portion sizes, eating out and the importance of regular activity. The program is open to children ages 10-18 that have a weight higher than recommended for good health as determined by the child’s physician. 

Let’s Get Healthy!
Locations: Dearborn, Detroit, Farmington, Sterling Heights
(313) 874-6653; LetsGetHealthy@hfhs.org

An educational, healthy lifestyle program for youth ages 9-13. The program uses a multidisciplinary approach, including a pediatrician, behavioral therapist, registered dietitian and an athletic trainer to teach families habits that help to maintain healthy weight. The program focuses on behavior modification and education rather than weight loss.

Let’s Get Healthy! Goes to School 
Location: Clinton Township
(586) 263-2107; HFMHSchoolHealth@hfhs.org

Learn proper eating habits, nutrition information and the importance of exercise and limiting screen time in this six-session program for children ages 9-12 years and their families.

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