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Weight Loss Surgery New Castle DE

Local resource for evaluating weight loss surgery in New Castle. 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.

Katheryn M. Warren
(302) 368-9611
Omega Drive
Newark, DE
Specialties
Cosmetic Surgery
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


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Jay D Luft
(302) 658-0404
2300 Pennsylvania Ave
Wilmington, DE
Specialty
Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery within the Head & Neck

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Dr.Mehdi Balakhani
(302) 368-8900
2319 Pennsylvania Avenue
Wilmington, DE
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1976
Speciality
Cosmetic / Plastic Surgeon
General Information
Hospital: Christiana Care -Wilmington, Wilmington, De
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.5, out of 5 based on 8, reviews.

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Neil Arthur De Leeuw, MD
(302) 656-0214
1600 Pennsylvania Ave
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1964
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Hosp, Wilmington, De; Christiana Care -Wilmington, Wilmington, De
Group Practice: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery-DE

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William L Medford
(302) 658-0404
2300 Pennsylvania Ave
Wilmington, DE
Specialty
Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery within the Head & Neck

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Neil A. deLeeuw, MD
(302) 656-0214
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med
Graduation Year: 1964

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Christopher J Saunders, MD
19 Trolley Sq Ste A
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1988

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Dr.Neil Deleeuw
(302) 656-0214
1600 Pennsylvania Ave # A
Wilmington, DE
Gender
M
Speciality
Cosmetic / Plastic Surgeon
General Information
Hospital: St. Francis
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.0, out of 5 based on 5, reviews.

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Mehdi Balakhani, MD
(302) 368-8900
2319 Pennsylvania Ave
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Languages
Persian (Farsi)
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: Christiana Care -Wilmington, Wilmington, De; Christiana Hosp, Newark, De
Group Practice: Mehdi Balakhani Ctr

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Neil A DeLeeuw
(302) 656-0214
1600 Pennsylvania Ave
Wilmington, DE
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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