Mark J. Gorman, PhD | One Healthy Boston

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Mark J. Gorman, PhD

Director of Behavioral Health Services

South Shore Hospital Center for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

Dr. Gorman’s research and clinical interests focus on helping individuals with obesity/eating disorders, bariatric/weight-loss surgery, body image disturbance, depression, insomnia, and anxiety disorders–with a special focus on lifestyle change/obesity medicine, stress management, and cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia. He considers it a privilege to be part of the multidisciplinary treatment team helping patients through the weight-loss surgery process. Outside of work he enjoys the local music scene, nature, and finding opportunities for relaxation/meditation.



Gettysburg College

University of Vermont



Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School

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Facebook Live: The Psychology of Weight Loss Surgery

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Recovering After Weight Loss Surgery

Even after patients see success with their weight loss, the feelings associated with being overweight and the negative body image that many overweight individuals struggle with can linger.

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