Robotic-Assisted Bariatric Surgeon Hesham Atwa, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Long Island Laparoscopic Doctors Are Treating the Pandemic Health Problems of Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes and Novel Coronaviruses Through Advanced Weight Loss Surgery
Growing research into COVID-19 supports that underlying conditions such as hypertension, Type 2 diabetes and obesity, factor into the severity of patient disease and health outcomes, including heightened mortality rate. Dr. Atwa and his colleagues at Long Island Laparoscopic Doctors are helping shape the future of treating obesity and its associated conditions in the face of a global pandemic.
New Bariatric Surgeon at St. Charles Hospital Offers Patients an Increased Number of Weight-Loss Options
Candice Chipman, MD, is one of the first bariatric surgeons on Long Island to perform the biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch (BPD-DS).
David Buchin, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Long Island Obesity Surgery, P.C., Incorporates New Procedures and Time-tested Techniques in Bariatric Surgery Practice
Dr. Buchin is a leader in weight-loss treatments for the New York metropolitan area, specializing in revisional bariatric surgery, vertical sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass and more.
Arif Ahmad, MD, FACS, FRCS, relies on surgical experience, high standards of care and empathy for patients to lead the John T. Mather Memorial Hospital’s Center of Excellence in Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery.
As an accredited Comprehensive Center for bariatric surgery, the Weight Loss Surgery Center at St. Charles Hospital combines the most effective surgical techniques with a focus on patient-centered care to achieve long-term results with minimal short-term risk.
Whether patients need bariatric surgery or any general surgical procedure, the Bariatric Surgery Center and Department of Surgery provide a comprehensive array of options, many performed robotically and laparoscopically.