Have You Seen This Yet?

If you are taking the time to read this blog, we are guessing that you are considering serious action to lose your extra weight. Good for you!

By scanning through our blog series, you’ll find the personal stories of people like you who have struggled through the challenge of obesity, made the big decision to undergo weight-loss surgery and have interesting stories to tell about the amazing changes in their lives.

By conducting thorough research, you are doing the right thing. It is a big decision, leading to major life changes. The more you know, the more confident you will be that your decision is the right one.

Beyond this blog, this website has such a wealth of information that you may not have found it all yet. So to help you with your research, here are a few links you may find useful:

  1. Have lots of questions? You’re not alone. For answers to the most commonly asked questions we get, click here
  2. Concerned about insurance and financing? There are options. Click here.
  3. Did you know we offer free informational seminars at several locations? Click here for a schedule.
  4. We’re proud of our New York Bariatric team. To meet our team members via video, click here.
  5. For more patient success stories, including before and after photos, click here

And there’s more: Right from our home page, you can:

  • Find our BMI (Body Mass Index) calculator — an  important number to know if you’re considering surgery.
  • Watch our Dr. Garber explain lap-band surgery on the Dr. Oz show.
  • Catch the heartwarming story of Carrie Wilson, popular singer and daughter of Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys, who tells Montel Williams about her weight-loss journey.

Our website name is easy to remember: bariatric.stopobesityforlife.com

If you have any questions or would like to make an appointment to see one of our surgeons, call our office at (516) 616-5500 or click on “Live Chat” in the upper left corner of your screen to have a conversation now.

Good luck to you!

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Have You Seen This Yet?

Thomas

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

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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Robert

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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Samantha

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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Eileen

Lost 99lbs

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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Brittany

Lost 126lbs

Brittany's success story

I am totally comfortable in my own skin.

I think I always grew up identifying myself as less than other people because I was fat. I decided to tackle that and just live my life. I had a sleeve gastrectomy. It changed how I view myself. How I communicate with people. I'm able to be much more of myself and live the life I always thought I should have been living. I am totally comfortable in my own skin. You have the tools you need to succeed here.

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Desiree

Lost 157lbs

Desiree's success story

I have a brand new life. I can do things I couldn't do before.

I had a vertical sleeve gastrectomy because I had just become diabetic, and I had hypertension for many years. I lost a total of 157 pounds in 11 months. I have a brand new life. I can do things I couldn't do before. Everyone at New York Bariatric Group has been wonderful. They are kind. They are understanding. They make you feel comfortable. They will guide you every step of the way on your journey so that you can be successful.

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