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Oct 16, 2013, 20:27 ET

Risks of Morbid Obesity Outweigh those of Bariatric Surgery, says Dr. Feiz

 As a board-certified bariatric surgeon offering the innovative gastric sleeve and the FDA-compliant and the lap band in Los Angeles, Dr....

Oct 09, 2013, 14:31 ET

Impact of New Healthcare Law on California Weight Loss Surgery Coverage Remains Murky, notes Dr. Michael Feiz

Whatever your opinion regarding the package of new healthcare policies referred to as Obamacare, there is a great deal of uncertainty around the...

Oct 04, 2013, 12:25 ET

"It's Something that You Need to do for Yourself and for Your Health": An Interview with Dr. Feiz & Associates October 2013 Patient Ambassador

 Robert Berganio came to a fork in the road in his life; at 405 pounds and 5'9", he knew he needed to lose weight or face the possibility of...

Oct 02, 2013, 20:24 ET

Severely Obese Benefit from Multifaceted Approach to Weight Loss, Says Dr. Feiz

While the latest and supposedly greatest diet fads flood the market, promising quick and easy results, Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S.,...

Oct 01, 2013, 20:50 ET

Dr. Michael Feiz on What Makes a Great Bariatric Physician

Ask Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S., about why he chose weight loss surgery as his specialty, and he might tell you that it chose him. "It all started...

Sep 26, 2013, 14:35 ET

As New Research Bolsters Long-Term Anti-Diabetes Benefits of Weight Loss Surgery, Dr. Feiz & Associates Reminds the Public of the Illness's Dangers

A new study conducted by the Cleveland Clinic is providing further support for the view that weight loss surgeries such as sleeve gastrectomy, lap...

Sep 12, 2013, 16:05 ET

Obesity Statistics for Mexico and the U.S. Point to Increasing Need for Bariatric Procedures in the Latino Community, says Dr. Feiz and Associates

If you've been thinking of obesity, and the need for such procedures as lap band surgery and gastric bypass, as a particularly American phenomenon,...

Sep 09, 2013, 13:32 ET

Acclaimed Bariatric Surgeon Dr. Michael Feiz Receives Peer-Nominated Recognition

 As an innovator in weight loss surgeries like the lap band procedure and sleeve gastrectomy, Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S stands apart from the...

Sep 06, 2013, 20:26 ET

Make 2013's Final Months the Beginning of the End of Your Obesity with Dr. Feiz and Associates

 The year is just about three-quarters over. If you're severely obese and have decided to explore weight loss surgery, Dr. Feiz and Associates...

Aug 22, 2013, 19:53 ET

Climbing Obesity-Related Mortality Rates Concern Bariatric Surgeon Dr. Michael Feiz

Board-Certified Bariatric Surgeon Dr. Michael Feiz is familiar with the fact that severe obesity increases the risk of an untimely death, and this...

Aug 15, 2013, 21:01 ET

Studies Show Weight Loss Surgery Benefits Tied to Genetics and Hormones, says Dr. Feiz and Associates

Dr. Michael Feiz has had great success performing weight loss surgery on countless patients. However, the renowned bariatric surgeon has noticed...

Jul 25, 2013, 13:51 ET

Obesity/Breast Cancer Link May Be One More Good Reason for Exploring Weight Loss Surgery, says Dr. Feiz & Associates

 Dr. Michael Feiz and his medical staff have helped countless women and men fight obesity with such techniques as sleeve gastrectomy surgery,...

Jul 18, 2013, 20:43 ET

Study Showing Improved Kidney Function in Bariatric Patients Highlights the Benefits of Taking Action, says Dr. Feiz and Associates

While many people are aware of the risk of stroke and heart attack related to obesity, far fewer are aware of the connection between severe obesity...

Jul 08, 2013, 18:44 ET

Link Between Cancer and Obesity Argues for More Aggressive Treatments, says Dr. Feiz & Associates

Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S believes that it's becoming clear that the prevention of cancer is another major benefit of healthy, long-term weight...

Jul 01, 2013, 14:53 ET

Research around Bariatric Surgery Gives Hope to Dr. Feiz

The American Medical Association's decision to recognize obesity as a disease rather than a condition was perhaps the biggest development in...

Jun 28, 2013, 12:53 ET

Obesity's Recognition as a Disease Points the Way to a Cure, says Dr. Feiz & Associates

The fact that the American Medical Association (AMA), the nation's most powerful medical body, has recognized obesity as a disease, and not just a...

Jun 20, 2013, 20:49 ET

New Research Shows Moderately Obese Patients can Benefit from the Work of Dr. Feiz

The team at Dr. Feiz and Associates has become renowned for their life-changing weight loss surgeries. By performing procedures like sleeve...

Jun 03, 2013, 15:44 ET

Stop Dreaming about Weight Loss and Take Action with Dr. Feiz

Trying to lose weight, year after year and without success can be frustrating and depressing; so can spending each summer dealing with the multiple...

May 24, 2013, 13:19 ET

Renowned Bariatric Surgeon Speaks out on Weight Loss Surgery Risks

As more highly effective weight loss surgery options become widely available, it's only natural for prospective patients to be concerned about the...

May 20, 2013, 13:59 ET

Slow but Steady Wins the Weight Loss Battle for Andee Granados

It was long-term frustration that drove Andee Granados, Dr. Michael Feiz's May Patient Ambassador, to get lap band surgery in 2009, but things have...