NYU Langone- Brooklyn

Bariatric Center
Rating: 4.94612794613 out of 5 with 472 ratings
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George Ferzli
Corneliu Vulpe
Bariatric Surgeon
Andrea DOria-Cameron
Lisa Lobel
Dietitian / Nutritionist

  • About Us

    Obesity is a disease with multiple causes, but sometimes no single answer on how to lose the weight and keep the pounds off. For some people, a combination of diet and exercise is the best way to shed the pounds, but it doesn't work for everyone.

    At the Surgical Weight Loss InstituteBariatrics and Obesity Physicians will work with you to create a tailored plan that fits you and your life and help determine if Surgically Assisted Weight Loss is the right option for you.

    Treating Obesity

    Surgically assisted weight loss is a major decision and a lifestyle change. It requires serious commitment, as well as physical and psychological preparation. The Lutheran Surgical Weight Loss Institute team will determine which specific treatment for obesity will work and improve the quality of life. Depending on your response, you might be a candidate for Surgically Assisted Weight Loss Intervention. Surgical Weight Loss Institute physicians will be able to evaluate and assist you with any questions you might have.

    Determination is Based on the Following Factors

    • Your age
    • Past medically supervised weight loss programs
    • Extent of weight or obesity
    • Overall health and medical history
    • Current treatment for
      • Diabetes
      • Coronary Heart Disease
      • Hypertension
      • Sleep Apnea
    • Primary care physician referrals



  • Latest Reviews See all 472 reviews
    avatar Petspa on April 23, 2018 for George Ferzli

    Dr. Ferzli made me feel very comfortable. He answered all my questions so I understood. The entire staff was helpful and amazing.

    avatar Eriote on April 23, 2018 for George Ferzli

    My first impression of Dr. Ferzli was he's very kind and informative. I like how he's nice. The support groups made me feel not alone.

    avatar Carlig on April 23, 2018 for George Ferzli

    Dr. Ferzli is great and honest. Everyone in the program was very great to deal with.

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