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StomaphyX is a gastric bypass revision procedure that used to be offered to patients. A benefit was the procedure involved no incisions and minimal recovery because the procedure involved placing an endoscope through the mouth into the stomach pouch. The connection between the stomach pouch and small intestines was sutured resulting in food taking longer to be digested. When this happens, you feel full for longer. Because StomaphyX also made the stomach pouch smaller, patients would eat smaller meals. Dr. Shawn Garber was one of the first five surgeons in the United States to perform StomaphyX. Although the StomaphyX procedure worked initially, the long-term data began to show that the results of the procedure did not last. Because of this we stopped offering StomphyX to our patients.

At New York Bariatric Group, we are committed to offering the most effective obesity treatments to our patients in NYC. We have replaced StomaphyX with the ROSE/Apollo procedure, which you can learn about here. ROSE stands for Revisional Obesity Surgery, Endolumenal. This procedure is similar to StomaphyX, but is the preferred choice of the expert surgeons at New York Bariatric Groups.

If you are interested in combatting weight regain after bariatric surgery, the ROSE procedure, band over bypass, or one of our other bariatric surgery revisional options may be the best choice for you. Please contact our office at 800-633-8446 to schedule a consultation. Our surgeons can help you understand why you may have regained weight, what revisional option fits best with your medical history and preferences, and the process for undergoing one of these procedures.

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Our team is happy to speak with you and help you understand any of the treatments we offer, or answer any questions you have. Please call and speak with us at 800-633-8446, or read more about the surgical and non-surgical options we offer here.

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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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New York Bariatric Group and NYBG Plastic Surgery wants you to know that nothing is more important to us than your health and safety.

We are expecting to reopen for regular office visits as of May 18, 2020 and planning to resume elective surgeries as of May 20, 2020. For your convenience, we are available for virtual consultations as well as in-person visits. Most insurance companies are covering virtual visits. Schedule a virtual/in-person consultation today to explore your options and receive expert recommendations from our staff. Get the process started so you can be a healthier slimmer you as soon as the hospitals reopen for elective surgeries. Rest assured that we are keeping all of our offices safe and sanitary by following all guidelines from the CDC and health department.

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