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You have tried your best to permanently control your weight with no success and are now considering weight loss surgery also known as bariatric or metabolic surgery. Get Informed about Morbid Obesity and Bariatric Surgery.

What is Morbid Obesity?

The term “morbid” is defined in Webster’s dictionary as “Not sound and healthful; induced by a diseased or abnormal condition; diseased; sickly; …”

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Losing Weight and Keeping it Off

Growing evidence suggests obesity is a disorder of the body’s intricate energy balance systems.

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What is Bariatric/Metabolic Surgery?

Bariatric surgery is defined as “surgical procedures performed on the stomach or intestines to induce weight loss”.

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Benefits of Bariatric Surgery

It is well accepted that weight loss leads to improvement of obesity associated diseases, prolongs life and improves the quality of life.

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Are You a Candidate?

Get informed about the criteria based on medical indications to find out if you are a candidate for weight loss surgery.

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How Safe is the Surgery?

Read about Dr. Christou’s published results comparing surgery at our private hospital and in a public hospital.

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Dr. Christou and his staff have been excellent at providing information and assistance both before and after the surgery. The outstanding support made it easier to understand the process and its impact on my life and provided ease of mind prior to the surgery.