Fifth Office Offers Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Bypass, Gastric Balloon and Medical Weight Loss Services to Residents of Warren County and Northern New Jersey

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (January 9, 2018) – New Jersey Bariatric Center, New Jersey’s leading medical and surgical weight loss practice, is proud to the announce the opening of its fifth location in Hackettstown, New Jersey. The new office addition will bring much-needed bariatric surgical and non-surgical options to residents of Northern New Jersey at a time when the obesity rate continues to be on the rise, says Ajay Goyal, MD, FACS, owner and director of New Jersey Bariatric Center®.

The Hackettstown office is located at 57 Route 46 East, Suite 201, in Hackettstown, New Jersey in Warren County. New Jersey Bariatric Center provides patients with the most advanced surgical procedures for weight loss, such as laparoscopic gastric bypass and gastric sleeve, in addition to non-surgical procedures, such as the FDA-approved Obalon Gastric Balloon and medical weight loss. The New Jersey Bariatric Center team of fellowship-trained weight loss experts set patients up for success with access to personalized nutritional counseling, psychologists, support groups and advice.

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“New Jersey Bariatric Center is pleased to advance our affiliation with Atlantic Health System by the opening of this new office,” Dr. Goyal said. “We look forward to serving the community in Warren County and northern New Jersey.”

New Jersey Bariatric Center® has four additional offices in Springfield, Union County; Somerville, Somerset County; Hoboken, Hudson County; and East Brunswick, Middlesex County. The new Warren county location offers ample parking lot and is within close proximity to main county roads and highways.

According to The State of Obesity annual report released by Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 27.4 percent of New Jerseyans are obese, an increase of about 5 percentage points from 10 years ago. According to the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, bariatric surgery is a safe and effective way for patients with obesity to achieve durable weight loss and improve or resolve their obesity-related conditions, including type 2 diabetes, sleep apnea, high blood pressure, and fatty liver disease.

ABOUT NEW JERSEY BARIATRIC CENTER®

New Jersey Bariatric Center®, a medical and surgical weight loss center with offices in Springfield, Somerville, Hoboken, East Brunswick and Hackettstown New Jersey, helps patients achieve long-term weight loss success through the most advanced bariatric surgery procedures, including gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, LAP-BAND procedures. Led by the team of Ajay Goyal, MD, Glenn Forrester, MD, Angela Glasnapp, MD, and James Buwen DO, the New Jersey Bariatric Center’s approach to patient care has resulted in zero mortalities and a complication rate that is lower than the national average. For more information about bariatric surgery, visit www.NJBariatricCenter.com