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The New York Bariatric Group has more experience with weight loss surgery than any other practice in the state.

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The expert bariatric surgeon team at New York Bariatric Group is here to lead you down the path to weight loss success. If you are frustrated with a cycle of small weight loss victories followed by disheartening weight gain, let us show you how we can help. Our team, led by Dr. Shawn Garber, is enthusiastic about educating each patient so you are empowered to make the best decision about your health and treatment options.

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Bariatric Surgery Offerings

Our weight loss surgeons have performed thousands of gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, lap band, and other bariatric procedures. Our minimally invasive surgeries are not quick fixes for obesity, but are significant tools that allow patients to succeed in losing weight with the appropriate lifestyle changes. Additionally, our surgeries are performed laparoscopically at our bariatric clinic. Laparoscopic procedures generally result in smaller scars, less post-surgical pain, and shorter recovery times.

Gastric Sleeve

The gastric sleeve, or sleeve gastrectomy surgery, is a minimally invasive procedure that produces consistently proven results.

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Gastric Bypass

Roux-en-y gastric bypass offers countless benefits for overweight patients and is particularly effective in treating diabetes.

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The Lap Band

The Lap Band, or Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band, is among the most popular bariatric procedures due to its comfort and ease.

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Revision Bariatric Surgery

Revision bariatric surgery refers to a weight loss treatment that follows a previous weight loss surgery that did not lead to the desired level of success.

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In addition to primary bariatric surgery, our weight loss surgeons are well experienced in revisional procedures. If you are in the New York or Manhattan area, and have had weight loss surgery previously but have regained weight, contact us at our bariatric surgery center to learn about your surgical and non-surgical options.

What our patients are saying

“The staff and doctors at the New York Bariatric Group are amazing! They are always patient, helpful, and very understanding and pro-active with questions, problems, etc. After Lap Band surgery I feel fantastic. For the last 6 years I have not had to worry if my clothes would fit. I have been able to maintain my weight loss, and have so much more energy.”

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"Dr. Holover has a great personality, I love him, I consider him a good friend, and I recommend him to everyone. He and his staff are amazing. I thought my recovery would be worse, but it wasn’t. It was great. After a couple of days I was back on my feet and going, with three boys you don’t have time to be down. Now, my kids have to keep up with me!"

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"My results are incredible; I can go to any store and find clothes that fit, I don’t have to go to the big and tall store anymore. My family and friends say I look great, but more so are so happy about my health. Definitely go for it, it is well worth it."

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"My recovery was very easy, I started moving around pretty quick because the nurses had me up and about. Dr. Angstadt has a great bedside manner, a cheerful disposition and is very knowledgeable. He was genuinely concerned for me, he answered all of my questions and put me at ease. I couldn’t be happier, I think it is the best decision I ever made."

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"I was concerned about my health, my blood pressure, cholesterol, my mobility, my flexibility. A few friends told me about NYBG and I went to a seminar. I wanted to live a healthier life and live a long life. My recovery was great, after a week I was 100%. My doctor, Dr. Sekhar, has the best personality in the world."

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"I had a couple of friends who had bariatric surgery done by Dr. Garber a few years back and I decided to make the appointment. My favorite thing about the surgery is not being able to eat that much, eating whatever I want but in smaller portions. My results are amazing"

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*Individual results may vary.

Weight loss balloon The 100% non-surgical solution

At New York Bariatric Group, we offer the weight loss balloon for qualifying patients. The weight loss balloon – either Orbera or ReShape – is a device that is placed in the stomach for 6 months. This balloon helps you eat less, which kick starts weight loss.

In studies, patients lost about 3 times as much weight with a weight loss balloon, compared to those who tried diet and exercise alone. If you are interested in trying a non-surgical, effective approach to losing weight, contact us to see if the weight loss balloon may be a good option for you, or learn more about the balloon here.

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Understanding obesity

Over 75 million adults in America are obese. Obesity is not a simple cosmetic issue; it is a serious health condition linked to diabetes, stroke, and heart disease. Excess weight is also linked to shorter life expectancy, more joint pain, and higher risk of cancers including colon and breast cancer. Although it’s easy for many to blame obesity on a “lack of willpower,” this is far from the truth. True experts in obesity understand the complexities of weight gain and the human body’s resistance to losing weight and keeping it off. Factors including genetics, environment, medical history, hormones and metabolism are inescapable pieces of the battle to lose weight.

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Patient Portal

Within the New York Bariatric Group patient portal you’ll find a place to easily track your weight loss progress, request change of appointments online, email staff members, and purchase diet supplements, foods and beverages. You can also update detailed profile information which will make visits to our office more efficient and comprehensive. Registering to use the portal takes just a few minutes, and can be completed by clicking here.

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The NYBG Difference

With a variety of types of bariatric surgery, innovative new solutions like the weight loss balloon, and a commitment to comprehensive follow-up, the New York Bariatric Group has a proven track record of successfully getting patients on the path to improved health. Patients are offered the highest level of support in terms of post-surgery programs including counseling, dietary assistance, fitness, and more. NYBG patients not only start to see results soon after their procedure, but they also enjoy a transformation in their lifestyle towards better eating habits, increased energy, and long-term health.

If you are ready to lose weight and keep it off, you have many options of which bariatric surgeon in the NYC area you’d like to see. One of the reasons so many patients choose New York Bariatric Group is that we combine surgical expertise with patience, compassion, and the confidence to lead you through the journey to successful weight loss. Convenient locations serve patients in Nassau, Suffolk, Manhattan, Westchester, Port Jefferson, Dutchess and Smithtown.

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