4 Ways Gastric Sleeve Surgery Changes Lives

Are you frustrated with your inability to lose weight? Tired of being trapped in an endless cycle of yo-yo dieting, over-exercising, cleanses, and calorie counting? You’re not alone — an estimated 160 million Americans are either obese or more


Dr. Ragui Sadek Wins 2018 New Jersey Top Doctor in Bariatric Surgery

New Jersey Monthly Magazine is proud to honor Ragui Sadek, MD, FACS of Advanced Surgical and Bariatrics as one of the 2018 Top Doctors in New Jersey. Dr. Sadek is a board-certified laparoscopic and bariatric surgeon who utilizes more

Weight Loss

3 Reasons Why Gastric Sleeve Surgery Defeats Obesity

Obesity is a global health epidemic. In the United States alone, 40% of adults and 1 in 5 children (ages 6 to 19) are obese. The chronic disease comes with more than just added weight and societal stigma — more

Weight Loss

Break the Cycle of Dieting: Benefits of the Gastric Sleeve

Most diets start out the same — you vow to limit your calories, prepare your meals in advance, and exercise regularly. Nothing is going to get in your way this time. You mean business. Then, as the weeks more


What is POEM? A Guide to Treating Swallowing Disorders

Did you know the average human swallows at least 900 times per day? The seemingly simple reflex is actually very complex — eating and swallowing involves intricate coordination between your brain, nerves, and throat muscles.   The esophagus, more


7 Simple Ways to Improve Your Life and Be Your Best Self

It’s easy to find things we don’t like about ourselves. Instead of focusing on our strengths, we constantly fixate on our weaknesses: I’ll never be good enough at… If only I was a better… My life would be more