Flushing Hospital Medical Center is proud to announce
that our Bariatric Surgical Center has been accredited as a Comprehensive Center under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP®)
For several people the answer is yes. Obesity is a disease that affects more than one third of the people in the United States. It is the second leading cause of preventable death. The contributing factors that can lead to obesity include metabolic or other pre-existing health conditions, eating disorders, environmental factors or genetics.
Overcoming obesity can be difficult.
You may have tried several weight loss treatments or methods to lose weight, but were unsuccessful. Fortunately, Flushing Hospital offers bariatric surgery in Queens, NY as an option to yield positive weight loss results.
Flushing Hospital offers a unique and multidisciplinary program that involves a complete mind, body and wellness approach to weight loss surgery.
Flushing Hospital Medical Center is proud to announce that our division of Bariatric Surgery in Queens, NY has been accredited as a Comprehensive Center under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP®).
Are You a Candidate for Bariatric Surgery?
You are eligible for this type of surgery if your body mass index is greater than 40 and if you’re 100 pounds over the ideal weight for your body.
Bariatric surgery may also be an option if your efforts to lose weight through diet and exercise have been unsuccessful or if you are struggling with disorders related to obesity, such as degenerative arthritis, sleep apnea, high blood pressure or diabetes.
*Each case is different and it is advised that you consult one of our experts
A Comprehensive Approach to Weight Loss
Flushing Hospital performs many weight loss procedures using robotic technology thanks to the acquisition of the da Vinci robotic surgical platform. This minimally invasive form is widely recognized for resulting in less scarring, quicker recovery times, less pain and shorter stays in the hospital.
In addition to offering surgery, Flushing Hospital provides personalized nutrition and diet counseling. We’ll help you to develop the perfect nutrition plan for supporting a newer, healthier lifestyle following your surgery. Furthermore, you can take advantage of our ongoing support and education programs, which are designed to help you transition to your brand-new lifestyle.
Get in touch with us to learn more about our bariatric surgery solutions in Queens, NY. With our assistance, you can be on your way to experiencing a whole new level of health and wellbeing in the years ahead.