robotic surgery

Robotics: The Future of Bariatric Surgery

If obesity is taking its toll on your well-being and traditional weight loss methods like diet and exercise aren’t helping, it may be time to consider bariatric surgery. Luckily, technology has advanced to make minimally...

surgery candidate

Am I A Candidate for RNY Surgery?

When traditional weight loss techniques have run their course and the weight still isn’t coming off, weight loss surgery, or bariatric surgery, can be an effective long-term solution for weight loss. It can even help...

chest pain

GERD vs Acid Reflux

Although the terms heartburn, GERD and acid reflux are often used interchangeably, they are actually very different conditions. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a chronic, more severe form of acid reflux disease, whereas acid reflux...

gallbladder pain

Reducing the Risk of Gallstones

Gallstones, although generally harmless, can be painful or can cause dangerous complications if left untreated. The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) found that 10-15% of Americans are affected by gallstones....