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8472 Herring Run Road, Seaford, DE 19973 |302-536-5395302-536-5395
  • Welcome To Nanticoke Weight Loss & General Surgery

    At Nanticoke Weight Loss & General Surgery, our goal is to provide quality and compassionate care to all of our patients. Our multidisciplinary team is made up of understanding and caring professionals that are committed to supporting you throughout your weight loss journey. Our team includes your surgeon, an internal medicine physician, the program manager and a registered dietitian. Whether you are being cared for by our medical weight loss team or are having surgery, we are here for you every step of the way.

  • Nanticoke Weight Loss

    Surgical Weight Loss

    Weight loss surgeries are performed using ½ inch incisions (laparoscopic surgery) resulting in decreased pain, faster recovery and shorter hospital stays. Our experienced surgeon performs sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass and duodenal switch surgeries.

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  • Nanticoke Weight Loss

    Medical Weight Loss

    Our doctor-supervised weight loss program in Seaford, DE is led by Dr. Palavecino, a Board Certified Internist and Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine. Dr. Palavecino helps with the diagnosis and staging of the disease and develops an individualized program to achieve each patient’s weight loss goal.

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  • Nanticoke Weight Loss


    Whether you are considering weight loss surgery or medical weight loss, we hold several free educational events and support groups each month that are open to the general public.

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Meet Our Team

Nanticoke Weight Loss & General Surgery is here to support you as you move through your weight loss journey. We offer a holistic approach for the treatment of obesity, including both surgical weight loss and medical weight loss solutions. As with any comprehensive weight loss program, your care will include diet education, behavioral therapy and support for necessary lifestyle changes. Our multidisciplinary team includes experts in their fields. Our team treats you like family and is available to support you throughout your journey.

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  • Success Stories

    Our patients have great healthy weight loss success stories to share!

    Read about the success they’ve had with programs at Nanticoke Weight Loss & General Surgery - or let their before and after photos speak for themselves!

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Our Blog

Are You Aware of These 3 Surprising Facts About Weight Loss Surgery?

March 27th, 2019

About one out of every three adults in the U.S. are considered to be obese. For most people, losing weight is an ongoing battle, and exploring your Delaware medical weight loss options involving surgery may certainly be worth considering. In fact, in a study funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, patients who had gastric bypass surgery lost an average of 64.8 pounds and those who had gastric sleeve surgery lost about 55 pounds within one year. But