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Run for your life : Surgery transforms nurses’s outlook and inspires running club

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Kimberly Brennan, who underwent gastric surgery at RWJUH, with Dr. Ragui Sadek in Sadek’s office in the Somerset section of Franklin.

Written by

Michelle H. Daino
| Special for the Courier News

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital nurse Kimberly Brennan knows what it is like to feel invisible – to feel like she is talking and no one is really listening. She lived such a life before she underwent gastric bypass surgery in February 2012 with Dr. Ragui Sadek, associate director of bariatric surgery at RWJUH.

While her body was transformed after her surgery, it was her vigorous and unwavering commitment to champion a fitness and healthy living and eating regime that has inspired a number of other patients as well as Sadek.

The birth the Team Sadek New Life Running Club sprang from …

Dr Sadek

Dr. Ragui Sadek is a premier surgeon who established a state-of-the-art and one of the safest bariatric surgery programs in the state. Dr. Sadek has fellowship training in both laparoscopic/bariatric surgery and surgical trauma/critical care, allowing him to safely perform complex surgeries on patients who have been turned down by other practices. As a Clinical Assistant Professor of surgery at RWJ Medical School & the Director of bariatric surgery program at RWJ University Hospital, Dr. Sadek offers a cutting-edge range of laparoscopic, robotic, & bariatric surgical procedures with a complication rate substantially below the national average.

Dr. Sadek is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Having performed more than three thousand advanced surgical procedures, Dr. Sadek has established a strong patient satisfaction rate and a solid reputation among the surgical community and is renowned as a top physician in his field by International Association of Healthcare Professionals. As a board-certified surgeon, he holds affiliations with the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and the Society of American Gastro Endoscopic Surgeons. More about Dr. Sadek

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