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Obesity can cause a number of adverse health conditions, including type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure or heart disease, sleep apnea and joint problems. When combined with exercise and a sensible diet, weight-loss surgery can help permanently control obesity and its effects.
The Center for Advanced Bariatric Surgery at Mountainside Hospital
Led by acclaimed weight loss surgeon Dr. Karl Strom, the Mountainside Center for Advanced Bariatric Surgery is a recognized Center of Excellence where patients begin their journeys to happier, healthier lives. In New Jersey and the nation, the Mountainside Center for Advanced Bariatric Surgery is recognized as a leader in weight loss surgery.
Highly experienced in successful weight loss strategies and surgery, Mountainside Hospital offers the following minimally invasive laparoscopic procedures:
These minimally invasive techniques reduce the size of the stomach to allow the loss of life-threatening weight. These laparoscopic procedures are performed through small incisions in the abdomen, minimizing both pain and potential complications.
Support every step of the way
Before surgery, we help our patients successfully navigate the insurance approvals process. Knowing the goal is lifelong change, we provide free, ongoing support before and after surgery. This multidisciplinary approach gives our patients and their families the best possible results.
According to estimates, less than 5% of individuals who participate in non-surgical weight loss programs will lose a significant amount of weight and maintain that loss for a long period of time. Sustained weight loss for patients who are morbidly obese is even harder to achieve. Worse, people who subject their bodies to a severe and continuing cycle of weight loss and gain known as "yo-yo dieting" are subject to serious health risks.