Bariatric Surgery: The Gold Standard for Long-Term Weight Loss

In the relentless pursuit of effective and sustainable weight loss, people often find themselves navigating a myriad of options, from conventional methods like diet and exercise to the more contemporary realms of weight-loss drugs and injectables. While weight-loss drugs and injectables can be an effective short-term strategy, the long-term success and safety are still being researched and are unknown. However, when faced with the complexities of severe obesity and its associated health risks, the spotlight turns to bariatric surgery as a transformative solution. Among the distinguished providers in this field, New York Bariatric Group emerges as a beacon of excellence. 

The Epidemic of Obesity

Obesity has reached alarming proportions globally. According to the World Obesity Atlas 2023 report, 38% of the global population is currently either overweight or obese. Obesity can lead to a myriad of health complications such as diabetes, heart disease, and sleep apnea. Traditional methods of weight loss often fall short when dealing with severe obesity, necessitating a more comprehensive and long-lasting approach.

Bariatric Surgery is the Answer

Bariatric surgery, including procedures like gastric bypass and endoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, is widely recognized as the gold standard for weight loss. These surgeries work by altering the digestive system, promoting weight loss and offering numerous health benefits.

  • Significant and Sustainable Weight Loss: Studies consistently show that individuals undergoing bariatric surgery experience significant and sustained weight loss. Patients may lose as much as 77% of excess weight as early as 12 months after surgery.
  • Improvement in Obesity-Related Health Conditions: Bariatric surgery has been proven to alleviate or even resolve obesity-related health conditions such as type 2 diabetes, hypertension, joint pain, and sleep apnea. 
  • Swift Recovery: Many bariatric surgery procedures can be done in an Ambulatory Surgery Center or ASC, which means you don’t need to have your surgery in a hospital. Many patients go home the same day and are back to work or normal activities within a few days. 
  • Enhanced Quality of Life: Patients often report increased energy levels, improved mobility, and a renewed sense of confidence and self-esteem.

Why Choose New York Bariatric Group?

Patients rave about their experience with NYBG. Many patients appreciate how quickly they can return to their lives after surgery.  

One happy NYBG patient, Colleen, lost 127 pounds, and was at the gym just days after her surgery, saying, “After having my weight-loss surgery and realizing how simple the process actually was, the surgery was an hour long and I was up and walking an hour after my surgery and back at the gym two days after.”

According to another previous patient, Thomas, who lost 177 pounds, “My surgery experience was kind of awesome. I went into pre-op. They got me ready. I went into the operating room. An hour later, I woke up in recovery and I went upstairs to my room. Later that day I'm up and walking around.”

NYBG has established itself as a leader in the field, offering unparalleled expertise, state-of-the-art facilities, and a patient-centered approach.

Experienced and Specialized Surgeons:
NYBG boasts a team of highly experienced and specialized surgeons who have performed countless successful procedures. Their expertise ensures a safe and effective surgical experience.

Comprehensive Pre- and Postoperative Care:
At NYBG, patient care extends far beyond the operating room. The comprehensive approach includes thorough preoperative assessments, personalized treatment plans, and ongoing postoperative support. This commitment to holistic care contributes to the overall success and well-being of patients.

Cutting-Edge Facilities and Technology:
The state-of-the-art facilities and advanced technology employed by NYBG set it apart as a premier destination for bariatric surgery. From minimally invasive techniques to the latest advancements in surgical technology, patients benefit from the best available resources.

Supportive Community and Resources:
Embarking on the journey of weight loss through bariatric surgery can be challenging, but NYBG provides a supportive community and valuable resources. Patients have access to support groups, nutritional guidance, and educational materials to aid them in achieving and maintaining their weight loss goals.

New York Bariatric Group: Weight Loss Leader 

NYBG is the leader in comprehensive weight-loss solutions. We are a one-stop shop, offering long-term weight-loss surgery as well as medically-supervised weight loss such as medications and injectables. There is no one-size-fits-all solution to losing weight. At NYBG, we work with you to customize a weight-loss program that will work best for you. 

Weight-loss drugs and injectables have been shown to be an effective short-term strategy, but the long-term effects and safety is still unknown. With our Medical Weight Loss Program the ongoing supervision allows doctors to make necessary adjustments to a patient’s treatment plan based on their progress and changes to their health. 

Weight-loss surgery is the only proven long-term weight-loss solution. With decades of research, patients have seen sustainable weight loss. We offer multiple weight-loss surgery procedures and our doctors will work with you to find the right option. 

Our practice is the best around: 

  • Over 30 surgeons who are leaders in bariatrics, plastic surgery, veins, and medical weight loss.
  • 42,000 successful procedures performed with more every day
  • The #1 gastric balloon practice by volume – most balloons placed in the United States
  • Access to online seminars, support groups, cooking demos, and Q-and-A sessions
  • 100s of videos for patients explaining procedures, answering common questions, and
    showcasing previous patients
  • Multiple offices located in three states; NY, NJ, CT
  • Offering in-person and virtual consultations
  • Since 2000, we boast over 23 years of success!

All of our hospitals are Metabolic Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) accredited facilities, which is a prestigious designation bestowed upon only the top-quality bariatric programs.

Stop waiting; start achieving better health today. Together, we’ve got this!

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Bariatric Surgery: The Gold Standard for Long-Term Weight Loss


Lost 145lbs

Thomas' success story

I went in for surgery. An hour later, I came out a new man.

Everybody treated me like a king. The day of surgery, I was excited. The hospital couldn’t be any nicer. I went in for surgery. An hour later, I came out a new man. My recovery was awesome. I was out of bed that day. My wife and kids were my motivation on getting this surgery. They are my whole life. I’m happy I’m going to be around for them.

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Lost 76lbs

Nicole's success story

I hit my goal weight ... and I feel fabulous

I had the gastric bypass. I am Type 2 Diabetic and I wanted to gain control of my sugar. I hit my goal weight in about 5 and half months and I feel fabulous. The procedure has completely changed my life for the better because it has empowered me as a middle aged woman that I can really do everything and anything that I want to do. I don't put an age on anything. I don't say I'm too old for something.

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Lost 76lbs

Robert's success story

I was tired of the way I looked. I was tired of the way I felt.

I knew if I didn't change something soon, I was going to be in a lot of trouble. The consultation process was a lot easier than I expected. I was met with open arms. I was treated like I was the only patient here. Not only did they answer all of my questions, they had questions for me to make sure I was the right candidate for the surgery. After surgery and that weight started dropping off, my life started changing for the better.

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Lost 92lbs

Samantha's success story

I feel like a completely different person.

I had the gastric sleeve procedure. The driving factor behind me getting this procedure was my health. I didn't feel good physically or mentally. I had joint pains, even standing was difficult sometimes. Emotionally, this surgery completely turned my life around. I have so much more confidence. So much more happiness. I feel like a completely different person. I feel stronger. I feel able to accomplish more.

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Lost 99lbs