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This Time You Will Lose the Weight

Reclaim your life with a Bariatric Procedure


Our Mission

At JourneyLite, we treat the disease of obesity. To that end, weight-loss surgery has our complete focus. Our goal is to focus on each invidual journey; our staff will truly get to know you as a person.

We’ll be here through the struggles, frustrations, and TRIUMPHS that await you.

Benefits of Bariatric Surgery

Resolution of Type II Diabetes
Resolution of Sleep Apnea
Lowering of High Blood Pressure
Reduction in Heart Disease
Decreased Back and Joint Pain

At JourneyLite, we know what it takes to overcome the disease of obesity!

Our JourneyLite facility is specially equipped to handle the unique needs of larger patients. From roomy, comfortable gowns to state-of-the-art laparoscopic surgical suites, every aspect of a JourneyLite facility is designed with your needs in mind.

Our Surgeons

Dr. Trace Curry
Dr. Tracy Pitt
Dr. Steven Udelhofen

JourneyLite Surgery Center Patient Testimonials


Alexis has lost over 100 lbs in 8 months post-op


It will be 7 years since my gastric sleeve and I have ZERO regrets! It saved my life and gave me back a quality of life I never thought that I would have again. It isn’t an easy journey, but well worth it. Dr. Curry and his staff are amazing; well trained, compassionate and accessible!

About Dr. Curry

Dr. Trace Curry is a board-certified general surgeon who specializes in minimally invasive weight loss surgery and medical weight loss, and is a Lap Band patient himself. He is a Cincinnati native and trained at Good Samaritan Hospital. He is the director of bariatric surgery at Jewish Hospital, JourneyLite, and Metabolic Weight Loss Centers. He has performed over 4000 laparoscopic gastric bands, 1000 laparoscopic bypasses, and 1800 sleeve gastrectomies, making him one of the most experienced surgeons in the country.

About Dr. Pitt

Dr. Tracy Pitt is a board-certified general surgeon who is fellowship trained in minimally invasive surgery and specializes in weight loss surgery. Dr. Pitt is a native of Northeast Ohio and completed his General surgery residency at South Pointe Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. He subsequently completed fellowship training in Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric surgery at the prestigious Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. He has performed over 1000 laparoscopic bariatric cases. Dr. Pitt is committed to patient care as evidenced by being awarded the PRC National Excellence in Healthcare, Top Scoring Physician, 2012.

About Dr. Udelhofen

Dr. Steven Udelhofen is a fellowship-trained bariatric surgeon and board-eligible general surgeon. He completed his general surgery training in Detroit, Michigan at Sinai-Grace Hospital, nationally recognized for its busy inner city trauma service. He then completed his fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopic and Robotic surgery and Bariatric Surgery through the University of Texas. Dr. Udelhofen prides himself on good communication and timeliness. He is committed to your success and wants to provide you with convenient state-of-the-art care.

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