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Weight Loss Surgery Honolulu HI

Local resource for evaluating weight loss surgery in Honolulu. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to bariatric surgeons, lap band surgery, weight loss surgery, bariatric surgery and gastric bypass surgery, as well as advice on weight loss, diet and exercise, nutrition programs and portion control.

Fereydoun Don Parsa
(808) 526-0303
1329 Lusitana Street
Honolulu, HI
Specialties
Cosmetic Surgery
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


Data Provided By:
Randolph Kai ming Wong
(808) 522-4370
888 S King St
Honolulu, HI
Specialty
Plastic Surgery / Reconstructive Surgery

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Dr.Michael Pasquale
(808) 732-4639
677 Ala Moana Blvd, Suite 404
Honolulu, HI
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Philadelphia Coll Of Osteo Med
Year of Graduation: 1987
Speciality
Cosmetic / Plastic Surgeon
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.8, out of 5 based on 11, reviews.

Data Provided By:
Victor Hay Roe, MD
(808) 537-2211
550 S Beretania St
Honolulu, HI
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Alberta, Fac Of Med, Edmonton, Alb, Canada
Graduation Year: 1955

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Dr.Robert Flowers
(808) 521-1999
677 Ala Moana Blvd # 1011
Honolulu, HI
Gender
M
Speciality
Cosmetic / Plastic Surgeon
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.1, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

Data Provided By:
Stephen L Schlesinger, MD
(808) 597-8835
1221 Kapiolani Blvd Ste 521
Honolulu, HI
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Addiction Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1971

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Vincent James Nip, MD
(808) 538-1050
1380 Lusitana St Ste 808
Honolulu, HI
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hi John A Burns Sch Of Med, Honolulu Hi 96822
Graduation Year: 1983

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Marco Rizzo
(808) 533-2900
1329 Lusitana St
Honolulu, HI
Specialty
Plastic Surgery / Reconstructive Surgery

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Benjamin Ching Chu, MD
(808) 524-1551
1380 Lusitana St Ste 702
Honolulu, HI
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hi John A Burns Sch Of Med, Honolulu Hi 96822
Graduation Year: 1984

Data Provided By:
Victor Hay-Roe
(808) 537-2211
550 S Beretania St
Honolulu, HI
Specialty
Plastic Surgery / Reconstructive Surgery

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Bariatric Surgery

Gastric bypass surgery has been gaining popularity over the past several years, and may be available to you as a tool for weight loss. The American Society for Bariatric Surgery and the National Institutes of Health estimate that in 2005, 170,000 Americans underwent this operation. This is up significantly from 63,000 in 2002. Undoubtedly, the popularity of this surgery was fed by the publicity surrounding TV weatherman Al Roker’s and singer Carnie Wilson’s participation. Their results were dramatic.

However, this is really a last resort measure. Gastric bypass surgery is major surgery and, as such, has all the risks associated with any other invasive procedure. It should not be considered unless other less invasive means of weight loss have been given your full effort but still not helped you achieve a stable reduction in your weight. The Roux-en-Y is the most commonly performed gastric bypass operation. The procedure involves two steps: (1) Sectioning off a small segment of your stomach so that you can only take in small amounts of food, and (2) Cutting and reattaching a portion of your small intestine to this new small stomach, thereby reducing the amount of nutrients and calories you absorb from the food that you do eat.

To qualify for this procedure, potential patients must meet criteria set by the National Institutes of Health. For example, a person must have a minimum BMI of 40, or a BMI of 35 with associated co-morbidities. In addition, prospective patients are required to have tried other weight loss methods or treatments already.

Although you must discuss this with your doctor, and ultimately your surgeon, to know whether you qualify for the surgery, here are the general guidelines...

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