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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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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.

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OUR OFFICES ARE NOW OPEN! View Update

NYBG offices are now officially OPEN!

New and existing patients can call our offices at 1-800-633-8446 for assistance.

We are still offering VIRTUAL CONSULTATIONS and would be happy to speak with you. We are able to offer our patients all virtual visits via telehealth up until pre-surgical testing if requested.

We look forward to welcoming you back to our office in the future.

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