• More than 4500 Bariatric Cases including;
    More than 1550 Sleeves, 1500 Bypass Surgeries,
    600 Robotic-Assisted Bypass Surgeries.
  • Dr. Arif Ahmad Has Been Awarded the
    "Patients' Choice Award" and "Compassionate
    Doctor Award" by Vitals for Five Consecutive
  • Dr. Ahmad rated one of America’s top
    surgeons by the
    Consumer Research Council
  • Renew Yourself Today!
  • Recognized as a "Center of Excellence
    in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery"
    Awarded by the Surgical Review
    Corporation continuously since 2007
  • The Most Experienced Fellowship-Trained
    Bariatric Surgeon on Long Island
  • Largest number of Sleeves and Bypasses
    in Suffolk County. Largest number of
    Bariatric Surgeries in Long Island in
  • Welcome to one of the top Bariatric
    practices on Long Island
  • Over 10,000 surgical and endoscopic
    procedures performed
  • Impeccable track record with
    over 30 years of experience
  • One of the Top Records for long term
    weight loss with high quality care and
    compassionate staff
  • “Dr. Ahmad routinely utilizes the daVinci
    Surgical System, the most advanced
    surgical platform in the world, to perform
    minimally invasive gastric bypass surgery”
  • Listen to how Richard got his life back
    & how Dr. Ahmad changes lives...
  • Dr. Ahmad was one of the first surgeons in
    Suffolk County to perform the
    gastric bypass laparoscopically
  • On the cutting edge of the newest
    procedures in weight loss surgery.
  • Newsweek acknowledges
    Dr. Ahmad as a leader in
    Bariatric Surgery
  • Ask about the single incision Laparoscopic
    (virtually scarless) option for bypass,
    bands and sleeves
  • Dr. Ahmad has performed over 400
    Robotic Assisted Gastric Bypasses
    utilizing the daVinci Surgical System
  • ORBERA Intragastric Balloon, a non-surgical
    approach at weight loss.

Free Information Seminar

Tuesday, December 12, 6:30 PM
Mather Hospital
Conference Room B
Can't attend the next seminar? Do it online.

Intragastric Balloon Procedures

Information About the Intragastric Balloon?

Intragastric Balloon is a form of weight loss that is a two-part program. A Patients first step of the program begins with the placement of a soft balloon in your stomach. Using a non-surgical endoscopic approach the balloon is placed inside the stomach.  During this time the patient is placed in our Medical Weight Management program.

ORBERA Intragastric Balloon (inflated)

Intragastric Balloon device works by taking up space in your stomach. Overall helps promotes smaller portion sizes and healthier, mindful eating and better lifestyle choices.

Procedure & Steps to Success

  • Balloon is inflated to approximately a size of a grapefruit inside patients stomach.
  • After 6 months the balloon is removed.
  • Patient remains on our Medical Weight Management program, for an additional 6 months.

Is the Intragastric Balloon Right for Me?

Below is a list of basic requirements a patient must meet to be considered for this procedure.  If you feel you do not meet these requirements please call our office at 631-689-0220.

  • BMI (BODY MASS INDEX) 30-35 (No Co-morbidities required)
  • Patients must be willing to participate in a medically supervised program for up to 12 months.

Intragastric balloon is NOT covered under insurance and will be an out of pocket expense.

What’s the next step?

To register for a consultation appointment with Dr. Arif Ahmad and to discuss your options further, please fill out the form below.

Please fill out the form below with as much information as possible, this will help us expedite the processing of your information.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the registration form, please contact our office at 631-689-0220.

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