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Jamshid Nazarian M.D., F.A.C.S
My first impression was he was a very caring doctor. Never changed only was more impressed by the time i left i will sing his praises for the rest of my life.rnFuture patients need to know he is an EXCELLENT AND CARING DOCTOR and you will be in qualified hands, He enforces that you stick to after care. I traveled from Jacksonville, FL to have my surgery it was worth it all as far as i am concerned. He totally explained the surgery risk completely even answered questions i did not ask. I will not rate him on a scale he is Wonderful, came by to see me everyday, wonderful hospital staff I only had to buzz nurse once (thats service).rnBEDSIDE AND SURGICAL COMPETANCE ARE EXCELLENT
Latest Surgery Support Comments
I ask all that can pray to please pray for me and my family; I lost my eldest son Robert on 3/11/09, Robert was a 23 year old loving son and brother. He was killed while visiting his younger sister. Please pray that the killer or killers be brought to JUSTICE.
12/15/01 HOORAY I GOT APPROVAL AFTER THE FIRST LETTER..I AM ON MY WAY NOW.
12/29/01 TODAY I GOT A RESPOND FROM A YOUNG LADY, WHOSE PROFILE I READ ON THE WEBSITE. I AM VERY GLAD THAT WE HAD THE CHANCE TO COMMUNICATE WITH EACHOTHER..SHE IS SOOO EASY TO TALK TO..WE BOTH HAVE SURGERY SCHEDULED IN ABOUT 2 WEEKS (KEEP US IN YOUR PRAYERS HER NAME IS TANISHA)
12/30/01 I FINALLY DECIDED TO UPDATE MY PROFILE, I HAVE BEEN VERY BUSY GETTING PREPARED FOR MY JOURNEY TO CALIFORNIA. I HAVE NEVER BEEN THEIR BEFORE I HAVE TO BE THERE BY 1/14/01 ME AND MY SISTER IN LAW WILL LEAVE ON THE 12TH OF JANUARY. SURGERY DATE WILL BE ON 1/18/01 MY NEW BIRTHDAY..(CHEER)
01/02/02 HAPPY NEW YEARS!!!!!!THE COUNTDOWN BEGINS I HAVE 9 DAYS BEFORE I LEAVE FOR LA, THANX FOR ALL THE CARE AND SUPPORT I HAVE RCVD FROM THE PEOPLE OF WLS..ALSO FOR NEW FOUND FRIENDSHIPS
01/26/02 HELLO EVERYONE THANKS FOR THE NOTES OF CONCERNS THEY REALLY BROUGHT A SMILE TO MY FACE. ALL THANKS TO GOD FOR BRINGING ME THROUGH! I AM 8 DAYS POST OP NOW...AS FOR MY WLS FRIEND TANISHA HERY SURGERY WAS ON THE 15TH SHE HAS LOST 23LBS AND DOING WELL, SHE WAS LAP..I AM HAPPY AND HOME CALIFORNIA WAS FAR AND 3 HOURS TIME DIFFERENCE I WAS THERE TEN DAYS I HAD THE WORLDS GREATEST DOCTOR "JAMSHID NAZARIAN" HE TOOK EXCELLENT CARE OF ME. HE REALLY DID COMFORT AND ASSURE ME BEFORE SURGERY, I WAS AND STILL AM REALLY IMPRESSED BY HIM AND HIS STAFF. MY SISTER IN LAW JANICE IS HAVING SURGERY TODAY WITH HIM PRAY EVERYTHING GOES WELL...I WILL TRY TO UPDATE AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE
3/29/02 HELLO EVERYONE SORRY I HAVE NOT UPDATED LATELY JUST HAVE BEEEN VERY BUSY. MY WEIGHT LOSS IS MOVING ALONG I HAVE A LOT OF ENERGY AND MY CLOTHES ARE FITTING AND LOOKING A WHOLE LOT BETTER. I HAVE LOST 43 POUNDS SO FAR I WAS WEARING A SIZE 26-28 BEFORE AND NOW I AM WEARING SIZE 22 SOME 24. I HAVE NOT BEEN EXERCISING LIKE I SHOULD MY WEIGHT LOSS WOULD BE GREATER BY NOW..BUT I REALLY DO FEEL GOOD. I AM ABLE TO EAT MANY FOODS, I HAVE NOT HAD ANY COMPLICATIONS MY SURGEON IS THE BEST SMALL INCISION NO DRAINAGE TUBES. "I OWE HIM". HE WAS SO WONDERFUL TO ME AND HIS STAFF IS EXCELLENT.
I WILL UPDATE SOON "KEEP YOUR FINGERS CROSSED"
HELLO EVERYONE JUST THOUGHT I WOULD UPDATE, I AM COMING DOWN AND FEELING GOOD ABOUT IT I AM WEARING SIZE 20-22 NOW 22 IS RATHER BAGGY, I RETURNED TO WORK GOT SO MANY COMPLIMENTS. SOME PEOPLE DID NOT EVEN RECOGNIZE ME....
HELLO EVERYBODY ITS ME AGAIN JUST THOUGHT I WOULD UPDATE I AM NOW AT 252, BMI 41.2 I AM FINALLY IN A SIZE "18"..I AM FEELING SOOOOOO GOOD! I HAVE BEEN EXERCISING MOSTLY WALKING AND WEIGHTS FOR AT LEAST 3-4 DAYS A WEEK.
HELLO ALL I VERY SELDOM COME TO THE SITE NOW, I AM NOW WEIGHING 240, I STILL CAN'T FIGURE OUT HOW I AM IN A SIZE 16 CLOTHES..BUT I AM LOVING EVERY MINUTE OF IT. I AM REALLY DOING WELL ONLY HAD ONE EPISODE OF VOMITTING, SOME DUMPING WHEN I EAT TOO MUCH SUGAR...I GOT A NEW JOB STARTED 6/17 AT STATE FARM INSURANCE COMPANY. I AM STILL DEALING WITH PEOPLE TREATING ME DIFFERENT THEY SAY THAT MY ATTITUDE HAS CHANGED BUT I FEEL THAT ALL THE CHANGES THAT HAVE COME ABOUT HAVE ONLY BEEN FOR THE BETTER. I NO LONGER MAKE EVERYBODY ELSE I AM OUT WITH LOOK GOOD BECAUSE I WAS ALWAYS THE BIGGEST ONE NOW THEY MAKE ME LOOK GOOD...MY FRIEND TANISHA IS DOING WELL ALSO. I HAVE SO MUCH ENERGY NOW I AM NOT EASILY TIRED AND I DON'T HAVE TO DEAL WITH SWELLING ANKLES. THANK GOD WELL I HOPE ALL IS WELL WITH EVERYONE AND IF YOU ARE JUST STARTING YOUR JOURNEY DON'T GIVE UP THIS SURGERY IS ATTAINABLE, YOU WILL NEVER REGRET THIS DECISION BECAUSE ITS THE BEST THING THAT I COULD HAVE EVER DONE FOR MYSELF.. I WILL ADD A NEW PICTURE SOON
WELL HELLO ALL LONGTIME NO HEAR!!! SORRY I HAVE NOT BEEN UPDATING ON A REGULAR BASIS. I HAVE BEEN SO BUSY WORKING AND ENJOYING MY NEW BODY. SOMETIMES I STILL CAN'T BELIEVE WHAT IS HAPPENING TO ME. I ACTUALLY ENJOY SHOPPING NOW. MY WEIGHT IS SLOWING TO ABOUT 230 NOW I AM STILL WEARING SIZE 16 SOME 14 IN SOME CLOTHES. MY FAVORITE STORE IS THE AVENUES...I AM REALLY HAPPY THAT SOME OF MY FAMILY REALLY HAVE BEEN SUPPORTIVE; THEY ALWAYS OFFER COMPLIMENTS ON HOW GOOD I LOOK. I AM JUST SO HAPPY.
HELLO EVERYONE, JUST A FEW LINES TO LET YOU KNOW I AM DOING WELL AND STILL AM SHEDDING POUNDS. MY WEIGHT IS 220 NOW. I AM LOOKING AROUND TO FIND A PLASTIC SURGEON, MY SURGEON DR. NAZARIAN IS A PLASTIC SURGEON ALSO, BUT I DID NOT WANT TO TRAVEL TO CALIFORNIA AGAIN; EVEN THOUGH I KNOW HE IS CAPABLE. I SUBMITTED A NEW PHOTO OF MYSELF I AM SO PROUD OF MYSELF AND I OWE IT ALL TO GOD AND WLS... i HAVE A LOT OF SKIN AROUND MY STOMACH AND ARMS, BUT I STILL LOOK GOOD....I JUST JOINED A NEW SITE CALLED WLS SISTAHS, THE FOUNDER IS A WLS SUCCESS STORY, HER NAME IS MARVA CARR! ALL YOU SISTAHS CAN LOOK HER UP ON THIS SITE BY NAME. WELL I HAVE TO GET BACK TO WORK .....
HELLO ALL ITS GOOD TO FINALLY SEE MY NEW PHOTO ON THE SITE. MY NEW BMI IS 35 STILL OBESE BUT FEELING REAL GOOD RIGHT ABOUT NOW. FOR ALL OF YOU THAT ARE SEEKING APPROVAL FOR WLS NEVER GIVE UP IF THEY TURN YOU DOWN ONCE KEEP TRYING UNTIL YOU GET APPROVAL. THIS IS THE BEST THING THAT I HAVE EVER DONE FOR MYSELF. THIS SURGERY HAS BEEN A REAL MORALE BOOSTER FOR ME. I AMCONSTANTLY BEING COMPLIMENTED ON THE MY WEIGHT LOSS. WELL I GOT A NEW JOB THIS WEEK AND I AM VERY PLEASED WITH THAT.
ALSO CHECK OUT WLS SISTAHS WEBSITE ON AOL; ITS FOR US SISTAHS OF COLOR..
HELLO EVERYONE, SORRY I HAVE NOT UPDATED LATELY. I HAVE WONDERFUL NEWS TO SHARE MY COUSIN WAS APPROVED FOR WLS SHE IS ESTATIC, AND GUESS WHAT? DR. NAZARIAN (THE BEST WLS SURGEON IN THE WORLD) IS PERFORMING HER SURGERY ALSO. WE WILL ALL KEEP HER IN OUR PRAYERS HER NEW BIRTHDAY WILL BE JANUARY 10,2003: AS FOR ME I AM WELL JUST BUSY AND STILL DROPPING THE POUNDS, JUST SLOWER THAN BEFORE, BUT WITH EXERCISE I AM SURE I COULD IMPROVE MY ODDS.
HI FRIENDS JUST A FEW LINES TO WISH YOU ALL A HAPPY THANKSGIVING I AM DOING WELL, I HAVE GOOD NEWS MY COUSING SONIA WAITE GOT A SURGERY DATE OF 1/10/03 WITH MY WONDERFUL DOCTOR, PLEASE KEEP HER IN YOUR PRAYERS; WELL I WILL UPDATE LATER....OH I ALMOST FORGOT MY FRIEND TANISHA IS HAVING A BABY....AFTER SURGERY. SHE IS VERY HAPPY AND I AM HAPPY FOR HER.
HELLO EVERYONE SORRY IT HAS BEEN SO LONG SINCE I UPDATED. SO MUCH IS GOING ON IN MY LIFE, MY COUSIN SONIA HAD HER SURGERY ON 1/10/03 BY THE GREATEST BARIATRIC SURGEON KNOWN TO MAN (SMILE) I LOVE MY DOCTOR AND HIS WONDERFUL STAFF I HOPE TO BE RETURNING SOON TO HAVE MY TUMMY TUCKED. I AM FEELING BETTER THAN EVER OVER 120 POUNDS GONE FOREVER..
TO EVERYONE ON THE WEIGHT LOSS JOURNEY STAY STRONG AND DON'T GIVE UP IT CAN HAPPEN FOR YOU TOO.
HELLO ALL I AM REALLY THANKFUL TO YOU GUYS FOR ALL THE ENCOURAGING EMAILS YOU HAVE SENT ME IN RESPONSE TO MY NEW PICTURES. IT HAS NOT BEEN EASY AND I PROBABLY WOULD HAVE LOST MORE WEIGHT BY NOW IF ONLY I WOULD EXERCISE A LITTLE MORE. BELIEVE ME IF I DON'T LOSE ANOTHER POUND MY LIFE HAS DRASTICALLY CHANGED AND MY SELF ESTEEM HAS RISEN. I THANK GOD FOR WLS AND OBESITYHELP FOR WITHOUT THIS SITE I WOULD HAVE NEVER KNOWN ABOUT MY OPTIONS. TO MY FELLOW BROTHERS AND SISTERS STAY STRONG AND NEVER I MEAN NEVER GIVE UP THE DREAM IT WILL HAPPEN FOR YOU TOO! LOVE ALWAYS KETURA
TANISHA HAD A LITTLE BOY PREMATURE BUT DOING WELL...KEEP THEM IN YOUR PRAYERS.
Hello all longtime no hear! Just a few lines to say hello and all is well on my end. I hear I made the issue of Obesity help magazine...(and they said I would never make it modeling) HEHE.. Anyway I am at a plateau right now had a little bout with my blood being low and I was hospitalized, leading to a weight gain of 10lbs:0( I am working on that now I went up to 189...But I am still happy. I will try to update more often and to my friends I don't hear from HELLO
Hello ALL, Sorry I haven't updated in a while but I have been very busy with work and LIFE...Thank you all for your encouraging emails and Congrats..I am still managing to keep the weight off and AGAIN this is the best thing that I could have ever done for myself. I Love the new ME and have lost a few friends and no support from Family. Me and my boyfriend of 9 years broke up after surgery but that was much needed...I am now trying to learn how to LOVE me (low self esteem) still present. Please keep me in your prayers and If you are considering this surgery It will be a life changing experience. Please find yourself a WONDERFUL doctor like I did and do your research. I live in Jacksonville, Florida and went to California to have my surgery done. It works....until next time Keep your Heads UP!!
Hello everybody!! Its Ketura finally remembering where I came from. I have not been updating and thats not good. I am a little discouraged lately because I am at 200 pounds and have just been snacking a lot. My downfall is digesting my food I find myself bringing meals up due to discomfort, junkfood is the only thing I can keep down sometimes. I joined Weight Watchers so wish me luck. Until next time keep your head up and never give up the dream.
BMI and weight:
1/18/02 320 BMI 50.4
1/25/02 290 BMI 46.8
9/3/02 230 BMI 37.4
11/29/02 215 BMI 34.7
9/6/08 215 BMI 34.5
Its been a long time since stopped by to show some LOVE. Of course I will never forget where I came from Anyway added some pictures to allow u to see how life has been; ups and downs. Lost my lil sis a fewyears ago ....Life goeson and I am good where I am today. I will do my best to be more active, want a revision bcuz i have too much skin