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Our work has been prolific and critical, garnering the attention of national media outlets. Below, please find our appearances in the press, further describing why our treatment is among the best in the nation.

Super Bowl Sunday

New Hyde Park, NY - Super Bowl Sunday is the favorite unofficial holiday of the year for hundreds of millions of Americans. Alarmingly though, it's also a day for excessive eating and overindulgence, ranking 2nd only to Thanksgiving in terms of food consumption according to the American Institute of Food Distribution.

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Against all odds – Resolution Keepers

PORT JEFFERSON, NY - With weight loss being the #1 New Year’s Resolution in the USA, and a reported 99% failing in that effort long term, our patients stand head and shoulders above the rest. New York Bariatric Group, one of the nation’s leading Bariatric Surgery practices, presents their very popular biannual healthy cooking demonstration, for post-surgical patients learing a new way to eat. Most have lost 100 lbs. +.

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NYBG Earns National Accreditation from American College of Surgeons

(Port Jefferson, NY) - The Bariatric Surgery Program at St. Charles Hospital has been accredited as a Level 2 facility by the Bariatric Surgery Center Network (BSCN) Accreditation Program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). This designation means that the performance of the bariatric surgery team at St. Charles meets the rigorous requirements outlined by the ACS BSCN Accreditation Program.

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Newsday – Dr. Shawn Garber of the New York Bariatric Group Pioneer of Endo-FLIP

New technigue performed by Dr. Shawn Garber can jump start weight loss in Gastric Adjustable Band patients - Endo-FLIP

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Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery

Bariatric Surgery has evolved from open surgery requiring large incisions to laparoscopic surgery requiring five to six small incisions in the abdomen and presently to Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS) requiring one small incision hidden inside the umbilicus.

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What’s New and Upcoming in Bariatric Surgery

The field of bariatric surgery is constantly evolving and new procedures continue to develop. Bariatric surgery has evolved from open very invasive surgery like the “stomach stapling” or vertical banded gastroplasty to laparoscopic gastric bypass, laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, and laparoscopic duodenal switch.

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New Bariatric Surgery

One of the newest technologies currently being used in the United States is Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILSTM) adjustable gastric banding. The procedure is a laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding that is performed through a single incision hidden inside the belly button instead of the traditional five incisions.

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Newsday Bariatric Surgery

As spring blossoms, shaking off some excess winter weight becomes the goal of many, but for some, the struggle with obesity can be a long-term issue.

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Mercy Medical Center Top-Ranked Again

Receives Fifth Consecutive Bariatric Surgery ExcellenceTM Award From HealthGrades® With Highest Ranking In Downstate New York

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Newsday – Mercy Ranked Top in Bariatric Surgery

Meryc Medical Center received top ratings from healthgrades, the nations leading independent healthcare ratings organization. Mercy Medical Center was rated first in all of New York State under leadership of Shawn Garber, MD

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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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