Monthly Archives: March 2014

Questions to Ask Your Surgeon

March 26, 2014

Surgery can be a daunting process no matter who you are, but educating yourself about the procedure you are undergoing will benefit both you and your surgical team. Part of that education revolves around asking the right questions of your … Continue reading

Fear and Bariatric Surgery

March 24, 2014

Fear is an inevitable part of the bariatric surgery process. It comes in many forms and ultimately can lead to positive or negative developments depending on how it manifests itself. Fear may be the reason why you have decided to … Continue reading

General Anesthesia. What Is It? Is It Safe?

March 11, 2014

As surgeons, we most often use general anesthesia to perform our procedures. General anesthesia is when the patient is rendered unconscious in order to ensure that they do not feel any pain or discomfort during the procedure.  Even with advances … Continue reading

What Your Waistline Says about Your Heart’s Health

As we gain weight, we tend to focus on the number that shows up on the scale or how we fit into our clothes. But those numbers and feelings can be very deceptive, because every person’s body type, muscle mass … Continue reading

Our Bariatric Surgery Facilities

The facility at which your bariatric procedure is performed is an important part of your decision to undergo weight loss surgery. It may also influence your decision as to which bariatric surgeon you will employ for your procedure. To be … Continue reading

Advanced Surgical Associates is one of the first exclusively surgical groups practicing in Union County New Jersey. And that is just the first of many firsts for ASA. For over 40 years, we have pioneered breakthrough surgical patient care in North Jersey in both general and weight loss surgery. ASA also offers gastric bypass, gastric sleeve and gastric banding to those suffering from obesity in New Jersey.
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