Weight Loss Surgery

Healthier Weight, Healthier Life

If you think you’re overweight or obese, or your health care provider has advised you to lose a significant amount of weight, the specialists at South Nassau’s Weight and Life Management Center are here to help. We specialize in bariatric, or weight loss, surgery and using the latest procedures, we’ve helped over 4,500 patients with dramatic weight loss. Our patients average up to 80 percent loss of excess weight — and they keep the weight off for years after surgery. In part because of results like this, we’ve been named a Center of Excellence by the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

Key to the success of patients at South Nassau’s Weight and Life Management Center is our team of physicians, nurses, exercise therapists, dietitians, psychologists and more who specialize in weight loss. We’re dedicated to helping you find success in getting to a healthier weight for a healthier life — for you, your family and your loved ones.

Together, we offer a comprehensive program — not simply a surgical procedure. And our specialists are experienced in a number of weight loss surgeries. So if you choose surgery, we can help you identify which procedure best fits your goals.

If surgery is your choice, we’ll discuss with you the many types of weight loss procedures that our specialists offer, so we can help you choose the one that fits your goals best.

Your weight loss surgery options at South Nassau:

If you’re over 100 pounds overweight or have a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or more, give us a call at (516) 374-8631 to learn about your weight loss surgery options or register for a free seminar.

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Are you overweight or obese? Learn your BMI
Is weight loss (bariatric) surgery right for you?
What to expect before, during and after surgery
Attend a free seminar
Long-term support and follow-up
Insurance coverage
South Nassau’s bariatric surgery team

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Calculate Your BMI

BMI does not differentiate between body fat and muscle mass. Therefore, body builders and people who have a lot...

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Is Weight Loss Surgery Right for You?

At South Nassau’s Center for Weight and Life Management,...

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Sleeve Gastrectomy

What is it? For this procedure, a bariatric surgeon removes part of the stomach and shapes the remaining...

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LAP-BAND Surgery

What is it? This procedure is also called lap band or gastric band surgery. For this procedure, a bariatric surgeon...

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Gastric Bypass

What is it? For this procedure, a bariatric surgeon creates a small pouch that bypasses the stomach and attaches...

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Revision Surgery

If you have already had bariatric surgery and had complications or did not successfully lose weight, the experts...

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ORBERA

The ORBERA™ Intragastric Balloon is a soft yet durable silicone balloon that is placed in the stomach for a six-month period...

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What to Expect

South Nassau’s bariatric team is committed to your successful weight loss. So before your procedure, you’ll meet...

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Benefits

Research shows that having a healthy weight can bring wonderful health benefits. At South Nassau, our...

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Seminars

For anyone considering bariatric surgery at South Nassau's Center for Weight and Life Management, the first...

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Success Stories

With over 4,000 weight loss surgery procedures performed, South Nassau has many patients to be very proud...

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Support

Your success in losing weight depends on you: how well you follow guidelines for diet, exercise and lifestyle...

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Insurance

Many health insurance plans cover bariatric surgery. However, coverage varies. So it's important to ask your...

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Meet Our Team

At South Nassau Communities Hospital, we offer a team approach to weight loss. Our highly skilled bariatric staff...

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Center of Excellence

The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) has named South Nassau Communities Hospital's...

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Appointments

Interested in starting your weight loss journey? Contact Us...

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