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    Weight loss surgery is a proven method for reducing weight in patients with clinically severe obesity. It can also result in remarkable improvements in patients' overall health. After bariatric surgery, many chronic diseases and conditions, such as type 2 diabetes, actually go into remission. Patients who have bariatric surgery also have reduced rates of premature death due to heart disease, stroke, diabetes and cancer.

    Deciding to have weight loss surgery is a significant step that requires a permanent lifestyle change. To determine whether weight loss surgery is right for you, please attend one of our free information sessions where you will learn more about our Bariatric Surgery Program, meet our team and receive your application.

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    avatar RissaCup on March 17, 2014 for Dean J. Mikami

    I can not thank Dr. Mikami enough for the amazing job he has done with my pre-op experience and post op VSG Surgery. I'd recommend Dr. Mikami to anyone I'd speak to about WLS. He is kind, makes sure everything is understood and More...

    avatar bmooney67 on Oct. 21, 2013 for Dean J. Mikami

    I think I was lucky to have found Dr. Mikami..I was scared about the surgery but he answered all my questions and put my mind at ease the very first time I met him. Over the several year after surgery he "fixed" me from More...

    avatar gbutler288 on April 16, 2013 for Bradley J. Needleman

    Dr. Needleman is the best! I'm nearly 3 years post op I've lost 220lbs with less than 80 pounds to hit my weight goal of 190! The care of the staff and the care of Dr. Needleman is unsurpassed. There are not enough More...

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