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If you are overweight, you may be best able to reach your weight loss goals with surgery in addition to a healthy diet and fitness regimen. At New Life Surgical Associates, we have everything you need to reach your weight loss goals and to help you feel comfortable as you do so. While we know that you have many options available to you when it comes to weight loss surgery centers, we truly believe that we are the best choice in the Jacksonville, Florida, area. Read on to find out the many benefits that we can offer you in our state-of-the-art facility.
With our surgeries, you can reach your weight loss goals. Whether you are simply tired of how you look or are worried about the great risk you have for developing many other chronic diseases due to obesity, we can help. You may be a candidate for surgery if you have a large amount of weight to lose and if your prior attempts at non-surgical diet and weight loss attempts have not been successful. For example, we may recommend specialty diets, increased exercise and even certain medications before we recommend surgery.
We offer a variety of the most popular and effective weight loss surgery techniques. Nearly all weight loss surgeries work by limiting the amount of food that passes through your digestive tract and by limiting the absorptions of nutrients within your digestive tract. As fewer nutrients are absorbed into the bloodstream, your body will receive fewer fats, proteins, and carbohydrates that it can store as fat. One of the most popular surgical options for weight loss is the gastric bypass surgery, which works around the stomach entirely and instead uses a newly created, very small pouch to hold food. Other surgical options that may work for you include adjustable gastric banding, lap band surgery, and sleeve gastrectomy. We also offer revisional weight loss surgery if your first surgery was unsuccessful or did not yield the results that you wanted.
We prefer less invasive surgical techniques. Many years ago, bariatric surgeries were major events that require long incisions, long recovery times and many days spent in the hospital. Whenever possible, we prefer to use less invasive techniques these days, including laparoscopic surgery and small incisions.
Dr. Sunil K. Sharma is a premier surgeon with many prestigious certifications and ample training and experience in surgery. He has worked in the Department of Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Monmouth Medical Center. He is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery and a member of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery.
If you have stubborn fat that you want to lose, we invite you to ask about weight loss surgery at New Life Surgical Associates. Our team of specialists is ready to help you figure out which weight loss surgery option is best suited to your individual needs. Contact us today to schedule your initial consultation.