Category Archives: Gastric Bypass

Does Bariatric Surgery Cut the Cost of Diabetes and Blood Pressure Medication?

October 25, 2019

Two of the most common comorbidities, or obesity related diseases, that we come across in our patients are type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure. Most of our patients will have been managing these conditions using drug therapy for years …

Welcome Dr. Venkata Kella

October 9, 2019

NYU Winthrop Surgical Associates is proud to welcome Dr. Venkata Kella as our newest bariatric surgeon. Dr. Kella is board certified in general surgery, specializes in bariatric surgery, and brings with him an impressive list of credentials and experience that …

Why Drinking Alcohol May Be Bad For You After Bariatric Surgery

May 14, 2015

Many of us enjoy an occasional (or not so occasional) alcoholic drink. For some, it is a normal part of their social routine, while for others it may be a way to decompress and relax. Yet others may appreciate the …

How Gastric Bypass Works to Improve Diabetes

April 30, 2015

For decades, we have known that the gastric bypass is one of the quickest, most effective and long-lasting solutions for obesity related diseases. It has been apparent that gastric bypass patients have had particular success with managing type 2 diabetes. …

The Winthrop Surgical Weight Loss Program offers bariatric surgery to those suffering from obesity in Long Island, Queens, Brooklyn and all of New York. Our three dedicated weight loss surgeons and staff provide safe and effective solutions to excess weight and morbid obesity.

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700 Stewart Ave., Suite 200,
Garden City, NY 11530
Phone: (516) 663-1430
Fax: (516) 222-2442
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Suffolk County


157 East Woodside Ave.
Patchogue, New York 11772
Phone: (631) 475-1900
Fax: (631) 475-1955
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