Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty: A Minimally Invasive Weight Loss Surgery

Losing weight for good is possible without incisions. New York Bariatric Group is offering a
minimally invasive procedure that can reduce the size of a patient’s stomach without the need of
surgery. This technique is called Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty or ESG.

Unlike traditional weight-loss surgical approaches, ESG is an endoscopic procedure that reduces stomach size without the need for external incisions. The procedure takes roughly 90 minutes and most patients can return home the same day.

ESG Eligibility

ESG is designed to help people with obesity or those who are overweight and have been unsuccessful in losing weight on their own. At NYBG, patients start with a thorough evaluation and consultation to determine their eligibility.

You may be a good candidate for ESG if:

  • Your BMI is over 30
  • You haven’t been successful in maintaining weight loss with lifestyle changes
  • You don’t qualify for or want to pursue traditional bariatric surgery

The Procedure

NYBG’s skilled surgeons use a flexible endoscope to reduce a patient’s stomach capacity, creating a tube or sleeve-like structure. The smaller stomach helps patients lose weight by limiting the amount of food they can eat. Paired with a healthy diet and exercise, patients can see long-term weight-loss success. Researchers have found that 12 months after the procedure, patients have lost 59% of their excess weight. 

ESG Advantages

ESG offers several advantages over traditional weight loss surgeries. 

  1. Minimally invasive: ESG is performed entirely through the mouth, eliminating the need for abdominal incisions and reducing the risk of complications.
  2. Shorter recovery time: Compared to surgical procedures, ESG results in a shorter hospital stay and faster recovery time, allowing patients to return to their daily routines sooner.  
  3. Potential for weight loss: ESG has shown promising results in terms of weight loss, with patients experiencing significant reductions in body weight and improvements in obesity-related health conditions such as diabetes and hypertension.
  4. Reversibility: Unlike surgical procedures like the gastric bypass or sleeve gastrectomy, ESG is reversible. The sutures can be removed, allowing the stomach to return to its original size if necessary. 

ESG also helps by lowering the risks of serious weight-related health problems such as:

  • Heart disease and stroke
  • High blood pressure
  • Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Joint pain 

"Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty can be the key that unlocks a healthier, happier you. Believe in the power of transformation and the potential within yourself. With determination and the support of our dedicated team at the New York Bariatric Group, together, we can achieve remarkable results. Embrace the opportunity to rewrite your story and discover the amazing possibilities that await on your weight loss journey" says Dr. Nikhilesh Sekhar, ESG Expert at New York Bariatric Group.

New York Bariatric Group: Your Source for ESG

ESG may be the solution for you if you are significantly overweight, and diet and exercise haven't worked.

New York Bariatric group is the best practice around and our numbers prove it:

  • Over 30 surgeons who are leaders in bariatrics, plastic surgery, veins, and medical weight loss.
  • 36,000 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 sessions100s of videos for
  • patients explaining procedures, answering common questions, and
    showcasing previous patients
  • Multiple offices located in three states; NY, NJ, CT
  • 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!

New York Bariatric Group is implementing and enforcing strict guidelines put out by the Center of Disease Control and the Department of Health in order to keep our staff and patients safe.

We are offering in-person and virtual consultations to ensure that everyone is able to get the information and care they deserve without feeling pressure to leave their home.

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Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty: A Minimally Invasive Weight Loss Surgery


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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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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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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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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Eileen's success story

It saved my life.

The driving factor behind me getting my procedure was that I couldn't get up off the floor with my granddaughter. That was my why. That was my big reason for having this surgery done. After surgery, it was a little bit of a struggle with what to eat. What you put in your mouth that you don't even think about. You don't think about what you're eating or how you're eating and portion size. It's what I do now every single day. The procedure has changed my life in so many ways. It saved my life.

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