New York Bariatric Group is the First Medical Practice in America Since FDA Approval to Perform Non Surgical Weight Loss Solution - AspireAssist

Roslyn Heights, NY - The FDA has approved the newest non surgical advancement in Weight Loss procedures called AspireAssist. New York Bariatric Group based in Roslyn Heights, NY is the first practice since FDA approval in the country to be offering this groundbreaking procedure. Along with the AspireAssist Weight Loss Program developed by Dr. Shawn Garber, Dr. Jeffery Chiao and Dr. John Angstadt of New York Bariatric Group, patients on average can expect to lose about 40% of their excess weight in the first 6 months.

Dr. Shawn Garber, founder, and director of the New York Bariatric Group and one of the country's premier bariatric surgeons discusses the AspireAssist Program – We are very excited to be the first medical practice in the United States to perform the AspireAssist procedure, a revolutionary non surgical option for patients wanting to lose weight. AspireAssist allows patients to remove about 30% of the food from the stomach after eating and before the calories are absorbed into the body, thus causing weight loss. Our unique AspireAssist Program includes physician follow up and monthly nutrition counseling, in person or through our unique Virtual Health Platform. We have the ability to see patients from across the country since we can offer virtual online nutrition and fitness counseling services through Virtual Health Partners (www.virtualhealthpartners.com). This makes it even more convenient to provide the aftercare to patients from the comforts of their own home."

Dr. Chiao explains – "During a quick, 15 minute procedure in the office, a thin tube is placed in the patient's stomach that connects the inside of the stomach directly to a discreet button on the outside of the abdomen. After eating a meal, a small device, (about the size of a smartphone), enables the patient to empty, or "aspirate", up to 30% of their meal into the toilet through this tube by connecting the device to the button. Dr. Angstadt added, "Once desired weight loss is obtained, the tube can be taken out or remain in place and continued to be used indefinitely. It's up to the patient to decide."

New York Bariatric Group physicians are the preeminent bariatric surgeons in New York and the surrounding region. Regardless of which bariatric surgery procedure you may decide on – whether it be the AspireAssist Program, LAP-BAND© Adjustable Gastric Band, revision surgery, sleeve gastrectomy, or gastric bypass – the surgeons of New York Bariatric Group have the technology, talent, and experience to provide you with top quality surgical and non surgical care for weight loss. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 866-569-7049 or visit stopobesityforlife.com and bellyballoon.com.

About the New York Bariatric Group

The New York Bariatric Group is the home of five of the country’s leading bariatric surgeons. Together, they offer the most advanced and safest successful treatments to fight obesity, including all types of bariatric surgery, such as laparoscopic banding, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass, and more. Their surgical team has extensive experience, and NYBG provides an unmatched bariatric program that produces real weight loss success, with patient education, mentorships, support groups, and ongoing assistance with nutrition and post-surgery lifestyle. Visit the New York Bariatric Group online at StopObesityForLife.com, or call them at 866-569-7049.

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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