April 07, 2014
Recovery Time a Top Concern For Gastric Bypass, Lap Band And Gastric Sleeve Patients Preparing For Life Immediately After Weight Loss Surgery

New Jersey Bariatric Surgeon Glenn Forrester Reports Childcare Needs, Few Vacation Days and Financial Consequences of Loss of Work Drives Patients Concerns About Recovery Time

February 27, 2014
Obesity Experts Say New Nutrition Labels Will Help Medical and Surgical Weight Loss Patients Make Healthier Food Choices *COPY*

New Jersey Bariatric Center Doctors and Dietitians Applaud The Changes But Say Education Is Key To Helping Obese Patients Who Have Had Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve Or Lap-Band Surgery Make Healthy Choices.

December 27, 2013
Bariatric Surgery Patients Celebrate their 2013 Weight Loss Success on the Red Carpet

New Jersey Bariatric Center’s LAP-BAND, Gastric Bypass and Gastric Sleeve patients who lost a combined total of almost 2,700 pounds gather together to share their weight loss achievements and look forward to a New Year with newfound health, energy and confidence

November 08, 2013
New Jersey Bariatric Center surgeons see similar success among their patients as National Institute of Health weight loss surgery study

NIH study confirms what New Jersey Bariatric Center surgeons see every day – patients successfully maintain weight loss with Gastric Bypass and LAP-BAND procedures

October 28, 2013
New Jersey Bariatric Center Launches Medically Supervised Weight Loss Program at its Hoboken, NJ, Office

The New Jersey Bariatric Center Weight Loss team combines their medical expertise with a new program featuring OPTIFAST meal replacements and FDA-approved appetite suppressants (Qsymia) to help individuals meet their weight loss goals.

September 06, 2013
New Jersey Bariatric Center Team Joins the Fight Against Obesity

Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve, LAP-BAND patients will join surgeons and staff  to raise funds for the ASMBS Foundation and the Obesity Action Coalition

August 23, 2013
New Jersey Bariatric Center Surgeon Dr. Glenn Forrester Appointed Director of Bariatric Surgery at Somerset Medical Center

With advanced training in Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve and Gastric Band (LAP-BAND) procedures, Forrester to build on on Somerset’s strong foundation to bring more treatment options to obese patients.

June 20, 2013
New Jersey Bariatric Center Issues Statement on the Classification of Obesity as a Disease by the American Medical Association

Recognition will open doors for obese patients to get treatments they need, says expert in gastric bypass, gastric sleeve and gastric band (LAP-BAND) procedures

May 29, 2013
New Jersey Bariatric Center Support Group Hosts “Recipe Makeovers with Chef Julie Harrington”

Meetings provide healthy lifestyle and weight loss guidance and tips to Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve and LAP-BAND patients

December 03, 2012
New Jersey Bariatric Center Teams Up With Westfield Y to Offer Bariatric Exercise Program

New Special Introductory Program Includes Exercise Class Created Just for Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve, LAP-BAND and REALIZE band Patients

December 28, 2011
New Jersey Bariatric Center Unveils New Office Designed with Needs of Gastric Bypass, LAP-BAND® and Gastric Sleeve Patients in Mind

7000-square-foot Springfield office provides dignified care for patients suffering from morbid obesity

December 06, 2011
New Jersey Bariatric Center Patients Take the “Walk of Success”

LAP-BAND, Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve patients who lost a combined total of almost 3,000 pounds gather together to celebrate their weight loss achievementsUNION, New Jersey (12/6/11) – Weight loss surgery patients from New Jersey got to show off their new bodies, better...

November 30, 2011
New Jersey Bariatric Center Welcomes its Newest Team Member Leigh Montes, MD

UNION, New Jersey (11/30/11) − New Jersey Bariatric Center is proud to welcome its newest team member Bariatric and General Surgeon Leigh Montes, MD.Dr. Montes is a board certified surgeon with specialty training in bariatric surgery and advanced minimally invasive...

September 19, 2011
New Jersey Bariatric Center Surgeons Perform the First Robotic Gastric Bypass Surgery in New Jersey

UNION, New Jersey ( 9/19/11)— New Jersey Bariatric Center surgeons Dr. Ajay Goyal and Dr. Glenn Forrester became the first practice in New Jersey to offer robotic-assisted bariatric surgery, after performing the state’s first gastric bypass using the daVinci Surgical...

March 01, 2011

FDA Approval of the LAP-BAND® System’s Expanded Use for Weight Reduction Gives People Struggling to Lose Approximately 60lbs or More Over Their Ideal Body Weight Another Option to Combat Serious Health IssuesUNION, NJ – MARCH 1, 2011 – The Federal Drug...

June 01, 2010
NJ Weight Loss Surgeon Performs Sleeve Gastrectomy For Morbid Obesity

Summit, New Jersey, June 1, 2010 — New Jersey Bariatric Center surgeon Ajay Goyal, MD, FACS now performs Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, along with wide range of bariatric procedures including gastric bypass, LAP-BAND® and REALIZE™ Band, for the treatment of...

April 05, 2009

Surgeons at the New Jersey Bariatric Center Perform Ground Breaking LAP-BAND® and REALIZE® Band surgery. Fewer Incisions Result In Less Scaring and Faster Recovery.Summit, New Jersey, April 5, 2009 —Ajay Goyal, MD, FACS, and Glenn Forrester, MD, bariatric and...