Gastric Sleeve Specialists in New Jersey
Serving Westwood, Montclair, Toms River, Holmdel & Manahawkin
Do you experience daily pain or limitations because of excess weight? Are you searching for a weight loss solution that will provide long-lasting results? Luckily, your search is over. At Statewide Bariatrics, our team offers advanced surgical procedures to help you lose weight and live a happier, healthier life. You deserve to feel great about yourself, and we can help you!
The Statewide Bariatrics surgeons specialize in weight loss procedures with proven safety records and successful results. We are pleased to offer patients sleeve gastrectomy, or gastric sleeve surgery, which is designed to limit your food intake, reduce your sensation of hunger and help you lose weight.
Is Gastric Sleeve Effective?
Gastric sleeve is enormously effective when performed by the right medical team. With the Statewide Bariatrics team, you could not be in better hands for this life-changing procedure. We are excited to play a role in your personal weight loss journey.
Why do so many patients trust us with their weight loss surgery? Our surgeons have been selected as “Top Docs” by U.S. News and World Report every year since 2007. Our facilities are designated “Centers of Excellence” due to our high success rates. Our complication rates are well below the national average.
In addition to these accomplishments, our surgeons are respected for their compassion, accessibility and warm bedside manner. We truly have your best interests at heart.
Am I a Candidate for Gastric Sleeve Surgery
Having weight loss surgery is a major decision that should not be made casually. The Statewide Bariatrics team understands this, and we are with you every step of the way. We will educate you and support you throughout your journey, making sure you feel informed and confident about your treatment plan.
We will take down a detailed medical history, talk to you about your needs and goals, and then advise you as to whether gastric sleeve is the best choice for you. If we decide that gastric sleeve doesn’t fit your needs, we will suggest a better alternative.
If you are approximately 70 pounds overweight, you may be a good candidate for gastric sleeve.
Our team performs a full pre-operative workup to make sure you can undergo surgery safely. Any surgical procedure will carry some degree of risk, but your safety is our top priority and we will make recommendations accordingly.
Though our patients have different treatment plans, we hear the same sentiment expressed repeatedly: our patients tell us that they wish they had had surgery sooner.
It is not too late for you! Contact us today to take the first step toward improved health and happiness.
The Benefits of Gastric Sleeve
During sleeve gastrectomy surgery, the stomach is reshaped into a long tube or sleeve-like pouch that resembles a banana. The new pouch holds considerably less food, limiting your caloric intake and enabling you to feel satisfied after eating smaller meals. Since you are taking in fewer calories, you will experience steady weight loss after surgery. Another primary advantage of the sleeve is that it reduces production of the hormone that causes hunger. After a small meal, you will not feel hungry for hours; this makes it easier to follow your diet successfully.
Other benefits of gastric sleeve include the following:
- Significantly improves or resolves over 80 percent of cases of type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea and other co-morbidities
- Does not require the placement of a foreign device/implant
- Does not require a long hospital stay
- Performed laparoscopically
What is the laparoscopic approach?
Laparoscopic surgery is less invasive than traditional open surgery. The procedure is performed through tiny incisions with small instruments, including a laparoscope (a camera that magnifies and projects images onto a screen in the operating room). Thanks to laparoscopy techniques, you will have a shorter recovery time, less scarring and reduced risks.
Our Comprehensive Program
At Statewide Bariatrics, we often receive feedback from patients that our weight loss program is thorough and comprehensive. Our patients feel informed as they prepare for surgery, and they are supported afterward.
We will help you navigate life after surgery and make healthy choices for optimal weight loss results. Our weight loss professional team will work with you personally to develop meal plans, answer questions and provide moral support.
You are never alone on your weight loss journey. There is always a friendly face to offer helpful information and encouragement.
Are You a Candidate for Gastric Sleeve?
To learn more about gastric sleeve surgery and whether you qualify, please contact Statewide Bariatrics today. A member of our team would be happy to answer your questions over the phone or book an appointment for you.