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This Web Site Does Not Constitute Individualized Medical Advice! was created by the bariatric surgeons at the Long Island Laparoscopic Doctorssm in cooperation with Great American Web & Video.

Dr. Atwa, Paracha and Thompson specialize in the treatment of severe obesity and perform a variety of general surgery procedures using minimally invasive surgical techniques. Our office has made every effort to ensure that all the information on this site is accurate and current. However, because medical knowledge is advancing at such a rapid rate, we cannot guarantee that all the information contained here is correct.

The information on this web site is provided for informational purposes only. It was created to provide information for patients who have had, or who are considering having weight loss or general surgical procedures..

Reading the information on this web site is not a substitute for a face-to-face consultation with a surgeon! Also, please remember that e-mail contact does not constitute a doctor-patient relationship! Every person is an individual with unique medical issues that need to be considered thoroughly in the decision to have weight loss surgery.

If you are interested in setting up a consultation with us to learn more about the benefits and risks of weight loss surgery, please contact us by phone or by e-mail. For information on how to do this, click here.


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  • Current research on medical and surgical weight solutions such as gastric bypass, gastric sleeve and Gastric Balloons.
  • Educational materials for achieving optimum health and wellness
  • Information about our board – certified and fellowship trained surgeons
  • Success stories from those who have had surgical weight loss procedures