Vowing to lose weight is one of the top resolutions people made in 2023. If you have been sweating it out at the gym and cutting calories since the new year started, only to drop a few pounds, don’t give up on your resolutions just yet! There is another solution: long-term weight-loss surgery!

Bariatric surgery is a safe, effective long-term weight-loss solution that helps thousands of people lose weight and keep it off. Studies show that patients maintain 50% to 70% loss of excess weight 10+ years after bariatric surgery.

Many New York Bariatric Group patients have made weight loss their New Year's resolution for years with no success. But after having long-term weight-loss surgery, they are making new resolutions.

NYBG patient Donna, said she could never keep her New Year’s resolution to lose weight until she had long term weight-loss surgery and lost 133 pounds. “I probably kept them for about a red hot second, and then I fell back to my old patterns and my own ways. It's a cycle, and it's a cycle that you can't get out of. You can't get out of your own way. But once I had the surgery, I no longer needed to, because now I had the tools and the confidence and the success to be what I always knew I could be.”


There are many reasons why New Year’s resolutions to lose weight fail.

Most people think working out and dieting will lead to weight loss. For many people it can be the start of a vicious cycle of yoyo dieting. This is a phenomenon where patients will lose weight but gain it back, sometimes gaining back even more weight than where they started.

The biological functions in our bodies play a major role in not only the way we lose weight, but how we keep it off. Studies show that our bodies actively fight weight loss through several different mechanisms.

Another obstacle to losing weight are the hunger hormones. The hormone Leptin is produced by fat cells, and tells your brain when you are full, but when fat cells shrink during weight loss, they produce less leptin, leaving you feeling less full. Your stomach makes a hormone called ghrelin, that tells your brain when to eat. When you lose weight, your ghrelin levels rise telling your brain to eat more. Bariatric surgery affects hunger hormones differently than dieting. After surgery it’s been shown that the hunger hormones decrease, which helps with weight loss.


NYBG is here to help you start your successful weight-loss journey.

We’re the best practice around and our numbers prove it:

  • 27 skilled surgeons who are leaders in bariatrics, 2 Plastic Surgeons, 21 PA’s, 1
    Colorectal Surgeon, and 1 Vascular Interventional Radiologist.
  • 36,000 successful procedures performed with more being performed 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
  • Since 2000, we boast over 20 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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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

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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Lost 126lbs

Brittany's success story

I am totally comf