Why Patients Choose North Shore-LIJ’s
Bariatric Surgeons to Treat Obesity
The bariatric surgeons at North Shore-LIJ Health System provide a complete spectrum of bariatric services - from diagnosis and surgical treatment to patient and family support - to thousands of people annually. Our team of expert and experienced bariatric surgeons can help you enjoy a more healthy, more active and longer life.
Patients choose North Shore-LIJ's bariatric services for:
- Full Spectrum of Bariatric Surgical Options
The breadth of bariatric treatments we provide meets many diverse patient needs. Our bariatric procedures include Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic DS, Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery, Lap Band Stomach Banding Surgery, Open Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery, Single-Incision Laparoscopic Surgery, StomaphyX procedure and ROSE procedure.
- Regional Leaders in Bariatric Surgery
Our board-certified bariatric surgeons perform more than 50 percent of the weight-loss procedures in the region we serve – with one of the best records for long-term recovery and effective weight loss.
- A Record of Success that Speaks for Itself
Patients who undergo weight loss procedures with North Shore-LIJ Health System enjoy effective, long-term results. That’s because our approach to bariatric surgery is totally comprehensive, including pre-surgery evaluations, procedures performed by board-certified bariatric surgeons, cutting-edge weight loss surgery techniques and quality post-surgery care. We offer unequalled bariatric services at North Shore University Hospital, Syosset Hospital, Staten Island University Hospital, Lenox Hill Hospital, Huntington Hospital and Forest Hills Hospital.
- We’re With You Every Step of the Way
The reason our patients see such successful and lasting results? Because we provide the best care even after your procedure. This includes ongoing diet and exercise counseling, support groups and behavioral counseling to make sure you keep the weight off and continue living a healthier, happier life.
- On the Cutting Edge of Industry Standards
We use the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) patient-qualification guidelines to make sure you’re an ideal candidate for weight loss surgery. We know bariatric surgery is a major procedure that might not be ideal for each patient, and we work hard to let you know all your options. If one of these procedures is right for you, you can rest assured that you’re in good hands — all our bariatric surgeons are board certified.
Contact a Bariatric Specialist for Obesity Management
North Shore-LIJ makes it easy for you to take the first steps toward ensuring the best bariatriac and weight management care. Click here for our network of hospitals in Long Island, Queens, Manhattan and Staten Island that offer a spectrum of bariatric services.