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Underweight = < 18.5
Normal weight = 18.5-24.9
Overweight = 25-29.9
Obesity = 30+

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Cause of Obesity

For many people, the causes of obesity are not just a matter of eating or drinking too much. In fact, a variety of factors can contribute to morbid obesity, and it can be increasingly difficult to lose weight without help. Causes of obesity include:

  • Energy Balance
  • Heredity
  • Metabolic Disorders
  • Eating and Social Habits
  • Psychological Factor
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Procedures

Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

The laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass procedure involves minimal incisions- and therefore less scarring - to shrink the stomach and limit the absorption of calories, enabling patients to achieve dramatic weight loss. Read More

The LAP-BAND® System

LAP-BAND® Adjustable Gastric Banding is a minimally invasive bariatric weight loss surgery procedure that is completely reversible. No part of the stomach is stapled or removed. The LAP-BAND® System is becoming one of the most popular surgical obesity treatments of today. New FDA guidelines make it possible for patients who have not previously qualified for bariatric surgery to be candidates for the LAP-BAND® System Read More

The REALIZE Band

The REALIZE Band is another innovative, minimally invasive, and reversible procedure that requires no stapling or stomach removal. This effective treatment for morbid obesity involves creating a smaller stomach pouch to limit the intake of food, resulting in significant weight loss. Read More

Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, or Gastric Sleeve Surgery, is designed to permanently remove part of the stomach, allowing you to limit your food intake and feel full much faster. The procedure is minimally invasive, with little scarring and a reduced recovery period. Read More Learn More

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“Since I researched Dr. Halmi and met him, I have been confident that I have made the right choice...” - Farah

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Procedures

Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

The laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass procedure involves minimal incisions- and therefore less scarring - to shrink the stomach and limit the absorption of calories, enabling patients to achieve dramatic weight loss. Read More

The LAP-BAND® System

LAP-BAND® Adjustable Gastric Banding is a minimally invasive bariatric weight loss surgery procedure that is completely reversible. No part of the stomach is stapled or removed. The LAP-BAND® System is becoming one of the most popular surgical obesity treatments of today. New FDA guidelines make it possible for patients who have not previously qualified for bariatric surgery to be candidates for the LAP-BAND® System. Read More

The REALIZE Band

The REALIZE Band is another innovative, minimally invasive, and reversible procedure that requires no stapling or stomach removal. This effective treatment for morbid obesity involves creating a smaller stomach pouch to limit the intake of food, resulting in significant weight loss. Read More

Stomaphyx

Stomaphyx is an FDA-approved, non-invasive procedure that acts as a revisional gastric bypass, reducing the size of the stomach pouch with no incisions and little recovery time. Read More

Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, or Gastric Sleeve Surgery, is designed to permanently remove part of the stomach, allowing you to limit your food intake and feel full much faster. The procedure is minimally invasive, with little scarring and a reduced recovery period. Read More

Causes of Obesity

For many people, the causes of obesity are not just a matter of eating or drinking too much. In fact, a variety of factors can contribute to morbid obesity, and it can be increasingly difficult to lose weight without help. Causes of obesity include:

  • Energy Balance
  • Heredity
  • Metabolic Disorders
  • Eating and Social Habits
  • Psychological Factor
Are you a candiate for surgery?

BMI Calculator




Underweight = < 18.5
Normal weight = 18.5-24.9
Overweight = 25-29.9
Obesity = 30+

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