Cooper’s Director of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, Rohit Patel, MD was interviewed about Governor Chris Christies lap band surgery. There are several options for patients to chose from when it comes to bariatric surgery and Dr. Patel suggests talking extensively with your doctor about the various options to find the best procedure for you.
Nearly 100 million Americans — two-thirds of the adult population — are overweight or obese. Numerous studies show that diet and exercise alone are not as effective for people who are 75 to 100 pounds overweight. As South Jersey’s healthcare leader, Cooper University Hospital is pleased to introduce a new weight loss program for patients that uses state-of-the-art minimally invasive surgical techniques to achieve optimal weight loss results.