Am I a candidate?
Is your BMI equal to or greater than 26?
Men or women who want to lose a few pounds or more not just to improve their appearance but to also to become healthier. If your BMI is greater than 26, your health may be at risk because of your weight.
We will assist you with safely shedding stubborn baby weight in a manner that is healthy and fits your weight loss goals and time schedule.
Bariatric Surgery Patients
- Pre-surgery weight loss requirements. If you are preparing for weight loss surgery, we can help you fulfill your pre-surgical weight loss and nutrition requirements and documentation, many times mandated by your health insurance plan.
- Post-surgery weight loss management. Whether you have had the Lap-Band, Intragastric Balloon, Gastric Bypass or Gastric Sleeve surgical procedures, you need post-bariatric surgery medical management to ensure that you are losing weight safely and that you have the proper tools to successfully complete your weight loss journey. Dr. Obi’s extensive experience with treating bariatric surgery patients in a hospital setting and non-surgical patients in private practice, gives him the unique edge of understanding what your weight loss needs are and how to help you meet them.
- Our “Back on Track” and “Bariatric Surgery Aftercare” Protocol were developed specifically for individuals who have undergone bariatric surgery and are struggling to attain or maintain their weight loss goals. Our “Back on Track” protocol incorporates comprehensive treatment modalities geared towards helping you get back on track towards losing the weight that you regained after you underwent bariatric surgery.
- If you have considered weight loss surgery but did not go through with the surgery, we can still help you lose weight and become healthier.
Individuals needing to meet weight loss requirements prior to other forms of surgeries
Individuals needing to meet weight loss requirements prior to other forms of surgeries. We will assist you with the necessary weight loss needed prior to other surgeries like:
- Abdominal hernia repair
- Back/spine surgery
- Knee surgery
- Plastic surgery
Treating and controlling Medical Conditions associated with Obesity
You are a candidate if you are overweight and are struggling with weight-related medical conditions. An additional and wonderful benefit to losing weight is that often, as you lose weight, you also improve, or eliminate other medical conditions that you have struggled with such as High Blood Pressure, Heart Disease, Insulin Resistance (Pre-diabetes), Diabetes, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), Knee/Joint Arthritis, Sleep Apnea, Fatty Liver Disease, Low Thyroid and High Cholesterol.