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Know Exactly What to Expect at
Each Step of Your Journey

Phoebe lost 92 lbs with gastric Bypass

Know Exactly What to Expect at Each Step of Your Journey.

The New Jersey Bariatric Center team of bariatric surgeons, physician assistants, registered dietitians, counselors and support staff will expertly guide you through your weight loss journey.

Each patient’s journey is unique, and we treat each patient as an individual. Through this approach, we’ve achieved a complication rate that is lower than the national average and zero mortalities.
1. Do I Qualify?
Knowing your Body Mass Index, or BMI, is the first step to determine whether you are a candidate for bariatric surgery. Put your height and weight into our BMI calculator below to learn about your next step.
Calculate Your BMI
lbs.
ft.
in.
Your Personalized Report
Your
BMI


Morbidly Obese
40 and above
Severely Obese
35 - 39.9
Obese
30 - 34.9
Overweight
25 - 29.9
Healthy
18.6 - 24.9
Underweight
18.5 and below
2. Which Weight Loss Surgery
is Right For Me?
Learn more about the procedures that offer the best chance for sustainable weight loss if you suffer from obesity.
Gastric Sleeve
The Gastric Sleeve helps you lose weight by reducing the size of your stomach so you eat less and feel full faster.
Gastric Bypass
The Gastric Bypass is the most performed bariatric procedure in the U.S., with a long history of safe and effective weight loss.
Gastric Band
The Gastric Band is a minimally invasive procedure that works by limiting the amount of food you can eat in one sitting.
Learn More
3. Get Started with Weight Loss Surgery
Learn what to expect at your first appointment and after as you prepare for surgery.
Your First Appointment
Pre-Operative Visits
Preparing For Surgery
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4. Recovery
Read more about what recovery from bariatric surgery is like - from the hospital, to when you go home and your post-operative diet.
Hospital Recovery
At-Home Recovery
Post-Operative Diet
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5. Support After
Weight Loss Surgery
Support is an essential part of a patient’s weight loss success. New Jersey Bariatric Center is proud to offer a variety of support options for patients following surgery.
Post-Operative Visits
Long-Term Nutritional Counseling
Exercise Planning + Yoga
Tuesday Talks + Facebook Group
Learn More
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