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Neil Ghushe, MD, Bariatric Surgeon, Brigham and Women’s Surgical Associates

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Six Questions You Were Afraid to Ask about Weight-Loss Surgery

I’ve led many weight-loss surgery seminars for the South Shore Hospital Center for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. These sessions are designed for anyone who may be considering surgery to learn more about the surgical options and the life changes that are required to maintain long-term results.

While we open the floor for questions, there are some topics many attendees don’t feel comfortable asking in a group setting. Here are answers to some of the most frequent questions patients ask me privately.

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Topics: Weight Loss

Five Things to Know If You Are Considering Weight-Loss Surgery

The idea of surgery to help you lose weight can be a scary proposition. But sometimes surgery may be necessary to help you reach your goals, especially if you’re suffering serious health effects from excess weight. Weight-loss surgery—also called bariatric surgery—is a major decision for anyone, and it’s important to understand the risks and benefits so you can make an informed decision about whether or not procedure is right for you.

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Topics: Weight Loss

Five Things to Look for When Choosing a Weight-Loss Surgery Program

The reasons to have weight-loss surgery—also called bariatric surgery—are very personal. Once you have made the decision that it’s time to move forward with surgery, choosing the right surgeon and program may be the most important factor to achieve your weight-loss and personal health goals.

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Topics: Weight Loss

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