Obesity Blog

Category: Bariatric Surgery

woman wearing an old pair of big jeans after successful bariatric surgery

Dr. Hesham Atwa Shares Why He Enjoys Bariatric Surgery So Much

June 07, 2023 | Bariatric Surgery

It is much more than performing life-saving surgeries, it is about improving the quality of life for my patients and guiding them to long-term success. Throughout my career, I have always been drawn to and excelled at learning and utilizing...

Read More

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

September 23, 2022 | Bariatric Surgery

Having gallbladder problems will leave you feeling intense pain. There are some questions you\'ll want to keep in mind regarding your treatment.

Read More

Understanding Diverticulitis Surgery

December 27, 2021 | Bariatric Surgery

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.

Read More

When is Gallbladder Surgery Necessary?

November 11, 2021 | Bariatric Surgery

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

Read More

How Bariatric Surgery Can Improve Overall Health

December 08, 2020 | Bariatric Surgery

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...

Read More

Why Weight Loss Surgery is More Effective Than Dieting

November 24, 2020 | Bariatric Surgery

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...

Read More

What You Need to Know About Exercising After Weight Loss Surgery

October 29, 2020 | Bariatric Surgery

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...

Read More

When Does Insurance Cover Weight Loss Surgery?

October 15, 2020 | Bariatric Surgery

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...

Read More

How to Prevent Weight Regain After Bariatric Surgery

September 29, 2020 | Bariatric Surgery

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...

Read More

6 Must-Have Products After Bariatric Surgery

September 15, 2020 | Bariatric Surgery

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...

Read More