Center for Weight-Loss Surgery

About Weight-Loss Surgery

We know weight-loss surgery is a big decision. And, it's important that you get all the information you need, including answers to sensitive questions. Bariatric surgery leads to life-long change and should be contemplated only after considerable research and after all other available options have been discussed with your primary care physician. Our surgeons perform a variety of procedures, such as gastric bypass, gastric banding and sleeve gastrectomy.

Bariatric surgery is a safe and effective option for patients with:
  • BMI greater than 40
  • BMI between 35 and 40 with at least one obesity-related co-morbidity
  • Patients who have struggled with weight loss using traditional non-surgical methods
Weight-loss surgery yields additional benefits to patients who have failed to lose weight using other methods. These benefits include:
  • Improved quality of life
  • An improvement in, or cure of, obesity-related diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, sleep apnea and high cholesterol.
  • Reduced dependence on medications
  • Improved mobility

A Personalized Program

At Ocean, we recognize that bariatric surgery is a very personal and emotional decision - making each journey unique. Every patient will receive support and guidance from our multidisciplinary team of physicians, nurses and registered dietician throughout your entire journey. Our team is committed to providing personalized care – treating each patient as an individual with a unique set of needs.

During your first consultation, we will complete a thorough evaluation to determine what weight-loss plan will work best for you. Working with a team of experienced cardiologists, pulmonologists, gastroenterologists, registered dieticians and psychologists, we hope to provide a safe and successful weight-loss program. Our Magnet award winning nurses help navigate you through the process from initial consultation to clinical clearances and hospitalization – providing thorough preoperative and postoperative education and support along the way.

After surgery, patient receive an abundance of support. Postoperative appointments help to keep you on track. Nutritional counseling is also available after surgery to ensure you meet your individual nutritional needs. Patients transferring in from other programs are welcome join our monthly support group, which guides patient through the weight loss journey and provides support for lifelong success.

At Ocean Medical Center, our expert physicians and dedicated team are dedicated to guiding you on your individual journey to a healthier life. Call 732-836-4339 to speak with someone from our bariatric team.

Care Locations

  • Ocean Medical Center, 425 Jack Martin Boulevard, Brick, NJ 08724

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