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Category Archives: Introductory

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

Making This Labor Day a Happy and Healthy One

September 1, 2014

Summer holidays such as Labor Day give us a very welcome break from a busy summer. These are the times that we can spend with our families and friends, celebrating the last few weeks of decidedly warm weather. Holidays can … 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

Our Bariatric Surgery Facilities

March 11, 2014

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

New Year’s Resolution Update

February 19, 2014

By now, you’ve had a month or two to think about, develop and begin to implement your New Year’s Resolution. How is it going? If you’re like most of us, New Year’s Resolutions can fall by the wayside within a … Continue reading

Why Attend a Weight Loss Surgery Seminar?

June 10, 2013

The decision to have bariatric surgery is not an easy one and requires a great deal of thought and information. One of the first and most comprehensive ways to gather that information is by attending a free weight loss seminar. … Continue reading

What Is Medical Weight Loss?

April 18, 2013

Medical weight loss involves a physician supervised program that addresses both physical and psychological aspects of excess weight and obesity in a non-surgical manner. Medical weight loss programs can be very helpful to those patients that may not qualify for … Continue reading

Dr. Feteiha Named New Jersey Chapter ASMBS President

December 7, 2012

All of us here at Advanced Surgical Associates are thrilled to announce that our very own Dr. Muhammad Feteiha was named president of the New Jersey Chapter, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). With our close ties to … Continue reading

Do I Qualify for Surgery?

April 8, 2012

Bariatric surgery can help you lose the weight that you haven’t been able to through diet and exercise alone. Long-term success after bariatric surgery is not out of reach; however, the road to success is not an easy one and … Continue reading

Weight Loss Surgery the Treatment of Choice for Some According to AHA Report

May 1, 2011

The American Heart Association released its first ever scientific study specifically on bariatric surgery (published in the March 14th, 2011 edition of Circulation) and how it affects risks of heart disease. The study concluded that weight loss surgery may be … 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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