NYU Langone’s Weight Management Program is one of the most highly regarded centers of its kind. Our experts, who are among the most experienced in the field, believe that by offering medical and surgical weight loss options—including gastric sleeve, LAP-BAND®, gastric balloon, and gastric bypass—under one roof, we can best meet the needs of our patients.
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We are accredited by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) as a comprehensive center providing high-quality, patient-centered care for adolescents and adults.
The decision to lose weight is not simply cosmetic. It can be lifesaving as well. Obesity is a medical condition that is associated with a variety of health problems, including high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol levels, breathing problems, gastroesophageal reflux disease, degenerative arthritis, skin infections, infertility in women, and certain forms of cancer.
Our surgeons’ expertise in performing weight loss surgery makes them among the best in the world. They have extensive training in minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic bariatric surgery techniques. These approaches allow for smaller incisions, less discomfort, and a quicker recovery than conventional open surgery. Our surgeons are supported by a team of anesthesiologists, operating room staff, and nurses who are specially trained in caring for people who have extra weight or morbid obesity.
The safety of bariatric surgery varies considerably, depending on your personal health and medical history, the type of procedure performed, and the experience of both the surgeon and the hospital. No matter which type of surgery you choose, it is vital to have it performed by a highly experienced team, such as the one at NYU Langone. Simply put, the more experience, the better the outcome. Weight loss surgery is performed at Tisch Hospital.
Because surgery is not the right answer for everyone, we offer a wide range of medical weight loss options. Nutritional education, lifestyle guidance, exercise plans, behavioral-mindful eating techniques, and trigger analysis—or discovering which circumstances trigger the desire to eat—are tools that help many people reach their weight loss goals.
To make an appointment, please schedule directly with one of our weight management doctors. Current patients can schedule follow-up appointments through the NYU Langone Health app by logging in with your NYU Langone Health MyChart account information. You can also call 212-263-3166.
Our surgeons see patients at our main Manhattan location as well as the following sites throughout the New York City area:
Medical weight loss treatment is provided by doctors at our main location, NYU Langone Ambulatory Care West Side, and NYU Langone Medical Associates—West Palm Beach.
If you are not ready to schedule an appointment but have questions about our programs and seminars, please call 212-263-3166 or email email@example.com.
Our world-renowned physicians are committed to using their expertise and compassion to address each person’s medical and emotional needs.
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