Supporting you through your weight loss journey
At Northwell Health, we are committed to providing you with the education and resources you need, and the personalized attention and support you deserve in order to make the best choices for your health.
Our nationally recognized bariatric surgeons are innovative leaders in their field. They specialize in minimally invasive, robotic, and non-invasive techniques. We have an established record of accomplishment for long-term recovery and effective weight loss, and perform more than 3,000 bariatric procedures each year in the regions we serve. This means we’re able to provide the highest, most effective level of care to all our patients.
Weighing the benefits of bariatric surgery
Surgical approaches to weight loss can decrease your risk for coronary artery disease, type 2 diabetes, endocrine disorders, hypertension, joint issues, pulmonary problems, infertility, chronic diseases and pulmonary problems, such as obstructive sleep apnea. Bariatric surgery ultimately helps lose excess weight and take control of your health.
Additional potential benefits include:
- Reduction or elimination of medications for high blood pressure and diabetes
- Normalization of the menstrual cycle
- Increased libido
- Improvement of osteoarthritis
- Increased self-esteem and energy
- Improvement of sleep apnea