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Body Mass Index (BMI) is a measure of body fat based on your weight in relation to your height, and applies to most adult men and women aged 20 and over.

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Lap-Band

The Lap-Band System helps you to gradually lose weight and keep it off by reducing the amount of food that your stomach can hold at one time. It is an adjustable gastric banding device.

Gastric Sleeve

Gastric Sleeve Surgery permanently removes a large portion of the stomach, leaving a slim tube or “sleeve”, reducing the amount of food it is able to hold.

Loop Duodenal Switch

Loop Duodenal Switch or SADI-S is a bariatric surgical technique to lose weight. This surgical technique is to lessen the intestinal loop where nutrients are absorbed.

General Surgery

Dr. Henry Zizzi is a leading provider of minimally invasive surgical techniques to treat metabolic, gastrointestinal, pancreatic, colorectal and other complex conditions.

What Is Obesity?

<h2><strong>What Is Obesity</strong></h2>
<h4><strong>What does bariatric mean?</strong></h4>
Bariatric is the medical word used to describe the treatment and management of weight. Bariatric programs help patients improve thier health and well-being by treating and managing weight.
<h4><strong>What causes obesity?</strong></h4>
Obesity is a chronic condition that needs to be managed for the rest of your life. You have probably done some reading and research of your own by now and know that there is just not one cause. Research has shown that there are many reasons for obesity such as:
<ul>
<li>Genetic</li>
<li>Physiological</li>
<li>Metabolic</li>
<li>Hormonal</li>
<li>Psychological</li>
<li>Behavioral</li>
<li>Sociocultural</li>
<li>Enviromental</li>
</ul>
Once you have obesity, there is no cure for it and you will need to manage this condition for the rest of your life.
<h4><strong>Why can obesity be harmful to your health?</strong></h4>
This is not an easy question to answer. Research has shown that there are many health problems that can result from obesity such as:
<ul>
<li>Hypertension</li>
<li>Heart Disease</li>
<li>Gastro-esophageal Reflux Disease</li>
<li>Depression and/or Anxiety</li>
<li>Respiratory Disease</li>
<li>Liver and Kidney Disorders</li>
<li>High Cholesterol</li>
<li>Sleep Apnea</li>
<li>Type 2 Diabetes</li>
<li>Infertility</li>
<li>Joint Pain and/or Osteoarthritis and/or Gout</li>
<li>Certain Cancers</li>
</ul>

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OUR SERVICES

Please look below to see our Permanent Weight Loss Solutions and other services!

Loop Duodenal Switch

Loop Duodenal Switch or SADI-S is a bariatric surgical technique to lose weight.

Gastric Sleeve

Gastric Sleeve Surgery permanently removes a large portion of the stomach, leaving a slim tube or “sleeve”, reducing the amount of food it is able to hold.

LapBand

The LapBand System helps you to gradually lose weight and keep it off by reducing the amount of food that your stomach can hold at one time.

Gallbladder

A cholecystectomy is a surgical procedure to remove your gallbladder. Your gallbladder collects and stores bile — a digestive fluid produced in your liver.

Thyroid

Thyroid surgery is used to treat thyroid nodules, thyroid cancer, and hyperthyroidism. During this procedure, part or all of the thyroid gland is removed.

Breast Biopsy

Breast biopsy is a diagnostic procedure in which a sample of breast tissue is removed and examined in the laboratory for signs of cancer or other breast problems.

Mastectomy

Mastectomy is the surgical removal of breast, usually performed to treat breast cancer. The procedure may consist of total mastectomy, partial mastectomy or prophylactic

Colon Surgery

Large bowel resection is surgery to remove all or part of your large bowel. This surgery is also called colectomy. Removal of the entire colon and the rectum is called a proctocolectomy.

Hernia Repair

A hernia occurs when part of an organ sticks through a weak point or tear in the thin muscular wall that contains it. Hernia repair is a therapeutic procedure to fix the

Appendectomy

An appendectomy is a surgical procedure to remove the appendix that is done one of two ways, incision or laparoscopic.

Small Bowel Resection

Intestinal removal surgery is a procedure to remove diseased or damaged sections of the small intestine. Surgery can be performed through a large incision or

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