Upcoming Seminars

October 14, 2020 | 6:30-8:00PM | Hackensack UMC at Pascack Valley

October 21, 2020 | 6:30-8:00PM | Hackensack University Medical Center

November 11, 2020 | 6:30-8:00PM | Hackensack UMC at Pascack Valley

November 18, 2020 | 6:30-8:00PM | Hackensack University Medical Center

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Learn More Take Control of Your Future Our team of highly qualified surgeons is here to guide you
through your weight loss journey every step of the way.
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MEET THE TEAM AWARD WINNING,
BOARD-CERTIFIED SURGEONS
Meet Our
Learn More Take Control of Your Future Our team of highly qualified surgeons is here to guide you
through your weight loss journey every step of the way.
20-03-19-TeleMedbg Request a Telemedicine Appointment Now offering telemedicine appointments for current and new patients. telemedicine appointments Please call to schedule an appointment at 201-646-1121
ALA nutrition store IS NOW OPEN! The ALA Nutrition Store ALANutrition.com SHOP NOW medical supplies Read More COVID-19 Safety Update To provide a safe environment for you to receive necessary care, we have implemented several precautionary measures to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Getting Started

Weight Loss Surgery is a choice. Get started and access all the details…

Bariatric Procedures

Weight-loss surgery has helped millions of people shed their excess weight and live healthier lives.

Patient Testimonials

See what our clients say about our services.

Seminar Signup

All questions are welcomed and encouraged. The seminar is to educate you, the patient.

Getting Started

Weight Loss Surgery is a choice. Get started and access all the details…

Bariatric Procedures

Weight-loss surgery has helped millions of people shed their excess weight and live healthier lives.

Patient Testimonials

See what our clients say about our services.

Seminar Signup

All questions are welcomed and encouraged. The seminar is to educate you, the patient.

ABOUT US

Lose weight, gain control of your life.

Advanced Laparoscopic Associates in Paramus, New Jersey has an outstanding record of safety and success with weight-loss surgery.

With seven board-certified, fellowship-trained surgeons on staff, our program has the largest degree of laparoscopic weight-loss surgery experience in New Jersey – we were the first to perform laparoscopic gastric bypass, LAP-BAND®, and AspireAssist® in the state.

But we don’t simply provide surgical solutions for obesity; we recognize your needs that extend beyond the procedure itself. Our comprehensive patient-care programs offer you the support and encouragement you need for long-term success. We’ve helped thousands of patients lose the weight and keep it off – we can help you too.

Learn more about our team.

Calculate Your BMI

Your BMI is

BMI Categories:

Underweight: less than 18.5
Normal weight: 18.5 – 24.9
Overweight: 25 – 29.9
Obese: 30 or greater

Lose weight, gain control of your life.

Advanced Laparoscopic Associates in Paramus, New Jersey has an outstanding record of safety and success with weight-loss surgery.

With seven board-certified, fellowship-trained surgeons on staff, our program has the largest degree of laparoscopic weight-loss surgery experience in New Jersey – we were the first to perform laparoscopic gastric bypass, LAP-BAND®, and AspireAssist® in the state.

But we don’t simply provide surgical solutions for obesity; we recognize your needs that extend beyond the procedure itself. Our comprehensive patient-care programs offer you the support and encouragement you need for long-term success. We’ve helped thousands of patients lose the weight and keep it off – we can help you too.

Learn more about our team.

Calculate Your BMI

Your BMI is

BMI Categories:

Underweight: less than 18.5
Normal weight: 18.5 – 24.9
Overweight: 25 – 29.9
Obese: 30 or greater

OUR SERVICES

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Gastric Sleeve

Gastric Sleeve Surgery, or vertical sleeve gastrectomy involves surgically narrowing the stomach. It is an innovative new surgical solution for people who are morbidly obese, defined as having a body mass index over 40. LEARN MORE

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Gastric Bypass

If you desire a reliable surgical option for rapid and long-lasting weight loss, the gastric bypass is considered the GOLD STANDARD. It has been studied for nearly 30 years.
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LAP-BAND®

Laparoscopic banding restricts the volume of the solid food that you eat without interfering with your body’s ability to absorb nutrients. There is no permanent change to your anatomy, and the procedure can be reversed if necessary. LEARN MORE

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Gastric Balloon

The intragastric balloon is an ideal solution if you are looking to lose up to 20-30lbs of excess weight but don’t want to undergo permanent surgical solutions.
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Duodenal Switch/SIPS

SIPS is the latest treatment for those suffering from obesity. This surgery is meant for people who are very obese, haven’t been able to lose weight, and have a BMI (Body Mass Index) of 50 or higher.
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General Surgery

The philosophy of our surgeons is that virtually all abdominal surgical procedures can be performed using minimally invasive or “laparoscopic” techniques. LEARN MORE

WORDS FROM OUR PATIENTS

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

Hackensack University Medical Center
Hackensack, NJ 07601
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We are heavily affiliated with Hackensack University Medical Center, as Dr. Schmidt and Dr. Ewing are directors of bariatric programs there.

Hackensack UMC at Pascack Valley
250 Old Hook Road
Westwood, NJ 07675
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Hackensack UMC at Palisades
7600 River Rd
North Bergen, NJ 07047
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St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center
703 Main Street
Paterson, NJ 07503
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SurgiCare Carlstadt
630 Broad Street
Carlstadt, NJ 07072
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