Our Professional Staff

Psychologists who will perform routine pre-operative psychological tests to determine your suitability for surgery and to ease any stress or anxiety you may have. Surgery has a big impact on patient’s lives; working with a psychologist will give patients the skills to cope with the life changes that come with surgery.

Nutritionists and Dieticians help you develop an eating plan that will balance health with weight loss and teach you tips and tricks that you can use for the rest of your life. Diet is also a crucial component of surgery – patients are required to follow a strict diet pre- and post-op. Each patient is different so our nutritionists/dieticians will customize a plan just for you.

A Nurse Practitioner is a registered nurse who has completed additional advanced training and education. Nurse practitioners work hand-in-hand with our surgeons to develop your wellness plan pre- and post-op. They will monitor your progress throughout the entire process.

A Weight Loss Coordinator is your first call if you have any questions. They handle the day-to-day contact with our patients. In addition, they may hold support groups, which are a great resource for you after surgery.

Like any winning team, quality players and teamwork are crucial to your success before, during and after surgery. The Advanced Surgical Associates weight loss team is there to give you all the support and winning strategies to reach your goals.

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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