Services & Specialty Centers
Center for Weight and Life Management
South Nassau's Center for Weight and Life Management specializes in weight loss surgery and long-term patient management to help our patients take control of their obesity and regain their health. Established since 2001, and led by Rajeev Vohra, MD, our highly trained team of surgeons, nurses, nutritionists, exercise therapists and psychologists, provide our patients with a multi-disciplinary program that treats the whole body before, during and after surgery.
Alcira, shown below, lost 106 pounds with the help of Gastric Bypass Surgery.
The Center for Weight and Life Management offers:
Please note that severe obesity is a chronic condition that is difficult to treat through diet and exercise alone. Gastrointestinal surgery is the best option for people who are severely obese and cannot lose weight by traditional means or who suffer from serious obesity-related health problems. The surgery promotes weight loss by restricting food intake and, in some operations, interrupting the digestive process. As in other treatments for obesity, the best results are achieved with healthy eating behaviors and regular physical activity.
The goal of this comprehensive Center is truly to assist patients towards losing weight and gaining a happier and healthier life. The center offers FREE weight loss surgery seminars monthly, to inform attendees about:
Please click here to see schedule and register for any of these seminars.
In addition to this, the center also holds a mandatory support group, for all pre-and-post-surgical patients. The support group meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.
For more information on the procedures, the support group or to make an appointment, please call (516) 374-8631.
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