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Our work has been prolific and critical, garnering the attention of national media outlets. Below, please find our appearances in the press, further describing why our treatment is among the best in the nation.

11 Mistakes to Avoid When Tracking After WLS

So…you've had your weight loss surgery, and are gung-ho on sticking to your new plan for your healthier lifestyle.

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Dr. Shawn Garber of the New York Bariatric Group Honored With 2016 Patients' Choice Award

A select few of physicians were honored with the prestigious 2016 Patients' Choice Award, and this year includes Dr. Shawn Garber of the New York Bariatric Group.

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Options for Scar Therapy After Plastic Surgery

Among the most visible health trends of the last few decades has been the rising rate of obesity within the American population; one-third of Americans are considered obese.

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10 Weight Loss Myths to Stop Believing

There are many myths when it comes to weight loss. In fact, you can see the same myth over and over again to the point that it seems a fact.

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The 6 procedures plastic surgeons don't want you to get

According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), plastic surgeons performed a total of almost 2 million surgical procedures in 2015, up 7 percent from the year before.

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Dr. Garber on WSJ: New Weight-Loss Tactics for the Moderately Obese

Recently approved techniques aim to fill a large gap in treatment options between lifestyle interventions and bariatric surgery

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Dr. Shawn Garber is most experienced in the U.S. with gastric balloon placement since FDA approval

Dr. Shawn Garber is most experienced in the U.S. with gastric balloon placement since FDA approval

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Dr. Shawn Garber of New York Bariatric Group Performs the First Orbera Gastric Balloon Procedure for Non Surgical Weight Loss in the Northeast since FDA Approval

Dr. Shawn Garber is most experienced in the U.S. with gastric balloon placement since FDA approval

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Dr. Shawn Garber is one of the First Surgeons in America to be Offering ReShape Duo® Intragastric Balloon Managed Weight-loss Program

Dr. Shawn Garber is most experienced in the U.S. with gastric balloon placement since FDA approval

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Congratulations Dr. Garber! You’ve been recognized as a Vitals Top 10 Doctor!

Congratulations Dr. Garber! You've been recognized as a Vitals Top 10™ Doctor!

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Cleveland Clinic Study Shows Bariatric Surgery Provides Long-Term Control of Type 2 Diabetes

A study by Cleveland Clinic researchers shows bariatric surgery is a highly effective and durable treatment for type 2 diabetes in obese patients, enabling nearly all surgical patients to be free of insulin and many to be free of all diabetic medications three years after surgery.

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Weight loss surgery ‘re-wires’ the brain: People who go under the knife are less attracted to food afterwards than those who diet

A new study carried out by scientists in the U.S. has found that weight loss surgery, like gastric band operations, help to 're-wire' the brain, leaving people less interested food.

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Obesity Shortens Lifespan, but Bariatric Surgery can Reverse Effects

Obesity decreases life expectancy, potentially by several years. However, effective weight loss surgery can reverse the effects and provide health benefits.

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Bariatric Surgery is an Intelligent Way to Improve & Extend Life

With the help of the leading types of bariatric surgery, adults can improve and extend their lives. Choosing bariatric surgery is the smart and strong decision.

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Chris Christie Enjoys Great Success with Lap Band Surgery

New Jersey Chris Christie has enjoyed wonderful results with lap band surgery, already losing about 100 pounds and as much as 45 percent of his excess body weight.

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Rosie O’Donnell’s Rapid Weight Loss Highlights Benefits of Bariatric Surgery

Rosie O’Donnell announced recent weight loss surgery at an American Heart Surgery Association luncheon, in Detroit

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Gastric Balloon Procedure Featured on Dr. OZ Show

Friday, November 20th, 2015 the Dr. OZ show aired a segment titled, “What you need to know about Weight Loss Balloon Surgery.” For those of you who are not familiar with the Gastric Balloon Systems, there are two balloon systems that have been approved by the FDA

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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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