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In 2018, we welcomed several internationally renowned physicians to the Department of Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center. These men and women are leaders in their respective fields. They have a track record of innovation and their collaborative multidisciplinary team approach allows them to provide the very highest level of patient care. While these surgeons spearhead the newest treatments and techniques, they are also very compassionate communicators.
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Robot enhanced minimally invasive surgery is the latest advance in bariatric surgery. In the following Q&A, Dr. Abraham Krikhely explains what patients need to know about this new approach.
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May address depression, prevent major health problems
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A small number of patients who have weight loss surgery relapse years later. How much depends on the procedure they've originally had to address their obesity. These individuals may benefit from an additional procedure, called a revision surgery, to help them lose again and treat specific symptoms.
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Gastric bypass surgery, performed for over 50 years, is one of the most common weight loss operations in the United States. Columbia bariatric surgeon, Dr. Abraham Krikhely tells why it’s especially effective for those with GERD (acid reflux) and diabetes.
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A radio talk show host lost 110 pounds after his sleeve gastrectomy at Columbia, noting that it gave him a whole new level of confidence, and increased his energy and vitality.
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Sleeve Gastrectomy—a minimally invasive surgery to reduce the size of the stomach--is now the most popular weight loss surgery at our Center and in the world. Columbia surgeon Dr. Abraham Krikhely tells how it can help patients achieve their desired goals—improving both their health and quality of life.
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