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Category Archives: Bariatric Surgery

Gastric Bypass Treatment Lower BMI Non-Obese Diabetic Patients

April 16, 2019

By Muhammad S. Feteiha, MD, FACS For years, surgeons and patients alike have marveled at the improvements in type-2 diabetes within days or weeks of bariatric surgery – specifically, gastric bypass surgery. Until recently, it was assumed that dramatic weight … Continue reading

Weight Loss Plateaus – What Can We Do?

August 5, 2018

There isn’t a dieter in the world that hasn’t experienced a weight loss plateau during their lifestyle change. This is no different for weight loss surgery patients. Weight loss plateaus usually occur a few months after surgery and can be … Continue reading

What is the Best Bariatric Surgery Procedure?

April 24, 2018

Advancements in bariatric surgery have yielded an unprecedented number of options for patients looking to improve or eliminate the diseases associated with morbid obesity and lose weight along the way. Each of the many weight loss surgery options present strong … Continue reading

Managing Your Weight Several Years Out from Bariatric Surgery

April 6, 2018

Anyone who has dieted knows that the first phase of weight loss is exciting and far easier than maintaining that weight loss over the long-term. There are both physical and psychological reasons for this phenomenon. The weight loss process after … Continue reading

Preparing for Weight Loss Surgery

July 25, 2016

Deciding to have weight loss surgery is a major step and one that shouldn’t be taken lightly.  If you have struggled with obesity for most of your life, you have experienced the frustration of many diet and exercise failures.  Now … Continue reading

How To Prepare For Your First Consultation

June 25, 2015

Your first consultation represents a very important start to the weight loss surgery process. You will have been introduced to our practice and some of our staff by attending one of our seminars with Dr. Muhammad Feteiha, Dr. Joao Lopes … Continue reading

Is Acid Reflux Improved Or Worsened With Bariatric Surgery?

July 30, 2014

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease or GERD affects millions of Americans, many of whom are overweight and obese. Indeed, one of the biggest risk factors for chronic acid reflux is obesity. There are two reasons for this. First, the excess weight, called … Continue reading

Is Bariatric Surgery A Drastic Measure?

July 29, 2014

Many prospective bariatric surgery patients believe that surgical intervention for obesity is a drastic measure. They’re concerns are understandable because surgery is, after all, invasive. Consequently, there are risks associated with any surgery including a weight loss procedure. It is … Continue reading

You’ve Had Your Bariatric Surgery, Now What?

May 22, 2014

Weight loss surgery can be life changing and most patients enjoy the dramatic results that a successful bariatric procedure can offer. Excess weight loss and commensurate decreases in obesity related diseases vary between patients but represent a measure of success. … 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

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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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