Overlook General and Bariatric Surgery Departments Rated Among Top Nationally

Overlook Medical Center’s bariatric and general surgery departments were rated among the top in the nation by the consumer healthcare rankings group, Healthgrades, said New Jersey Bariatric Center founder and director Ajay Goyal, MD, FACS, who is also Director of Bariatric Surgery and Associate Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery at Overlook Medical Center. Overlook was the only hospital in New Jersey to be named one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery™ in 2017 and was in the top 5% in the nation for both general and bariatric surgery. The hospital was also awarded the Bariatric Surgery and General
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Move It To Lose It: Exercising after Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve or LAP-BAND® surgery

What is the best exercise for weight loss?  The short answer is “anything you’ll stick with long-term!” But when it comes to weight loss surgery (Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve and LAP-BAND®), this often isn’t as simple as it sounds.  Excess body weight, loose skin, a smaller stomach and pre-existing joint or spine conditions are just a few of the things bariatric surgery patients may need to consider when embarking on the fitness portion of their weight loss journey. Before we get into what exercises are best or how to exercise, let’s explore why exercise is so important for Gastric Bypass,
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Z100 Radio’s Elvis Duran Joins Growing List Of Celebs Choosing to Have Weight Loss Surgery

Springfield, New Jersey – Z100 radio personality Elvis Duran joined the growing list of celebrities who’ve had weight loss surgery and New Jersey Bariatric Center®’s weight loss surgery experts say they are not surprised he chose to have the Gastric Sleeve procedure, a bariatric procedure that like Gastric Bypass makes the stomach smaller surgically. “The Gastric Sleeve, like the Gastric Bypass, works to control hunger hormones so patients who choose these procedures feel less hunger, which helps in controlling portion size and caloric intake,” said Dr. Ajay Goyal, founder of New Jersey Bariatric Center® and Director of Bariatric Surgery at
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New Jersey Bariatric Center® Affiliates with Carepoint Health Christ Hospital in Jersey City to Expand Hudson County’s Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve and LAP-BAND Options

New Jersey Bariatric Center, a medical and surgical weight loss center, forms this new partnership to give Hudson County patients a place closer to home for their bariatric surgical procedures at a hospital known for their dedication to quality care and commitment to the people of New Jersey. Read more: https://www.njbariatriccenter.com/news-events/news-center/press-releases/#ixzz4Bmq0T5nD
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