Category: Bariatric Surgery

Clinical Director of Long Island Laparoscopic Doctors On Resolving Genetic Obesity With Adolescent Bariatric Surgery

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Posted: September 23rd, 2022

Dr. Hesham Atwa, MD, FACS, FASMBS, who is the clinical director and founder of Long Island Laparoscopic Doctors recently discussed how bariatric surgery can overcome the genetic predisposition to obesity in young people with Long Island MD News.

Understanding Diverticulitis Surgery

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Posted: December 27th, 2021

If you have diverticulitis, it’s important that you understand diverticulitis surgery. Learn more about it here, and contact us today if you have any questions.

When is Gallbladder Surgery Necessary?

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Posted: November 11th, 2021

Gallbladder surgery is an invasive surgical procedure. Treating this inflammation can prevent gallstone formation that may necessitate a more invasive surgery.

How Bariatric Surgery Can Improve Overall Health

Posted: December 8th, 2020

Bariatric surgery is about more than just weight loss. Find out how the procedure can improve your overall health.    If you asked 10 different people preparing for bariatric surgery why they chose to undergo the procedure, you’d come up with a wide variety of answers. Some people want to slim down for aesthetic reasons … Continue Reading

Why Weight Loss Surgery is More Effective Than Dieting

Posted: November 24th, 2020

Weight loss surgery is more effective at helping you lose weight for good and improving your long-term health than diet and exercise alone.    According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 42.4 percent of adults in the United States lived with obesity between 2017 and 2018. Unfortunately, that number continues to … Continue Reading

What You Need to Know About Exercising After Weight Loss Surgery

Posted: October 29th, 2020

Regular exercise is essential to keeping excess weight off after bariatric surgery. Follow our guide for some tips to get you up and moving.   For people struggling with obesity, bariatric surgery is often the best way to lose a significant amount of excess weight. On a mechanical level, the procedure makes your stomach smaller … Continue Reading

When Does Insurance Cover Weight Loss Surgery?

Posted: October 15th, 2020

Thinking about bariatric surgery to lose weight? Don’t let questions about insurance coverage stop you.   If you’ve tried unsuccessfully to lose weight, you may be considering weight loss surgery. This life-changing procedure could add years to your life and prevent serious health conditions. But does insurance cover the procedure?  Most insurance companies do cover … Continue Reading

How to Prevent Weight Regain After Bariatric Surgery

Posted: September 29th, 2020

Worried about regaining weight after bariatric surgery? Practice these five steps to help keep the weight off.   If you’ve struggled with obesity in the past, you know how hard it is to lose weight and keep it off. Bariatric surgery makes it easier to lose weight by surgically altering the size of your stomach … Continue Reading

6 Must-Have Products After Bariatric Surgery

Posted: September 15th, 2020

Set yourself up for success after weight loss surgery with these six must-have products.   After bariatric surgery, you’ll have to make some major lifestyle changes, and they might seem a little overwhelming at first. You’ll need to adjust your post-op diet depending on where you are in your weight loss journey, exercise often, work … Continue Reading

Your Guide to Choosing a Bariatric Surgeon

Posted: September 9th, 2020

Choosing a bariatric surgeon to perform your weight loss procedure can be a little tricky. Here’s your guide to picking the best one.   The physical, emotional, and mental benefits of weight loss surgery are numerous and wide-ranging. Patients lose 60 to 80 percent of their excess weight on average, reduce their risk of serious … Continue Reading