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Dec 07, 2012, 17:24 ET

Holidays and the New Year are a Good Opportunity for Evaluating Weight Loss Strategies, says Dr. Michael Feiz and Associates

World renown bariatric surgeon Dr. Michael Feiz, an innovator with such procedures as the gastric sleeve, has a suggestion for severely overweight...

Dec 05, 2012, 14:54 ET

Dr. Michael Feiz Helps Patients Shed Pounds and Regain Their Self-Confidence

As arguably the finest bariatric surgeon working right now, Dr. Michael Feiz has had to grapple with the issues behind our collective weight...

Nov 19, 2012, 18:37 ET

Feeling Great at Size 8: Actress' Star Burns Brighter Following Weight Loss Surgery

Actress and gastric sleeve recipient Jodi Taffel has always had a fun-loving, energetic personality, in spite of struggling with excessive weight...

Nov 08, 2012, 15:22 ET

Weight Loss Surgery May Be as Equally Beneficial for Teens as for Adults

 Adolescents and their parents are increasingly interested in such procedures as sleeve gastrectomy and a study conducted by Sweden's...

Nov 02, 2012, 14:10 ET

Dr. Feiz is Ready to Commit to Your Long-Term Weight Loss. Are You?

The decision to pursue weight loss surgery is not an easy one, nor should it be. Even though modern technology has made these procedures extremely...

Oct 29, 2012, 13:50 ET

As Severe Obesity Remains a Rapidly Rising Problem, Bariatric Surgery is Becoming the Standard Solution, say Dr. Feiz & Associates

If it seems to you like more and more of the people you meet every day are dealing with extreme obesity and exploring such surgical options as the...

Oct 25, 2012, 14:39 ET

Cleveland Clinic Confirms Heart-Health Benefits of Weight Loss Procedures

A wide-spanning review of 73 studies—involving about 20,000 patients—supports the notion that bariatric surgery betters an individual's...

Oct 18, 2012, 13:50 ET

Mission Accomplished: Fit Before 40 with Dr. Feiz

"I felt like people were looking at me all the time as 'the fat girl'. [Ultimately,] I really wanted to get healthy before reaching 40. That's what...

Sep 28, 2012, 20:32 ET

Personalized Care from Dr. Feiz Gets Bariatric Patients Back on Track

 As vertical sleeve gastrectomy from Dr. Michael Feiz gains wider acceptance, those unhappy with the LAP Band are turning to it. "I'd tried...

Sep 18, 2012, 13:31 ET

Bariatric Surgery is a Safer and More Popular Method than You Might Think

Bariatric surgery, including sleeve gastrectomy, is becoming an increasingly popular approach to weight loss for people who are struggling with...

Sep 14, 2012, 20:04 ET

It's Not News that Obesity is Bad for You but Dr. Michael Feiz's Success with Weight Loss Procedures is Big News

The record of achievement Los Angeles surgeon Dr. Michael Feiz is having with his weight loss surgeries is generating a great deal of interest from...

Sep 12, 2012, 14:07 ET

From "Chubby Cheerleader" to Sleeve Success with Dr. Michael Feiz

Research will get you everywhere according to a patient named Sasha, whose own blog now spreads the word about quality bariatric surgery. Her...

Aug 17, 2012, 19:55 ET

Dr. Feiz: the Only Choice for a Well-Informed Bariatric Surgery Patient

At the weight loss center of Dr. Michael Feiz (pronounced "phase") & Associates, there are a number of differences that reassure patients, and...

Aug 06, 2012, 19:38 ET

A Look at the Various Types of Bariatric Surgery from Dr. Feiz & Associates

Bariatric surgery is widely considered an extremely safe and effective weight loss method. It's not meant to be the first option you reach for in...

Aug 03, 2012, 14:17 ET

Bariatric Surgery: New Hope for Those Struggling with Obesity, Say Dr. Feiz & Associates

 In the past, weight loss surgery has been demeaned as some sort of "easy way out" for people who aren't willing to put in the hard work of...

Jul 30, 2012, 21:33 ET

Concordia Study Indicates Obesity is Becoming the Nation's Top Health Issue

A new study seems to indicate what many public health experts have been saying for a long time: obesity has become North America's #1 health...

Jul 27, 2012, 19:20 ET

Pioneering the Lap Band to Sleeve Gastrectomy Conversion

 Are you tired of never feeling satiated, and over-eating as a result? Have you had enough of regurgitation caused by the blockage of food?...

Jul 24, 2012, 17:49 ET

Now It's Time for Science to Take a Crack at Weight Loss

 America's growing waistline has been fodder for countless news stories about what, if anything, constitutes a reliable weight loss solution....

Jul 10, 2012, 16:12 ET

New Studies Underline Likely Health Benefits of Bariatric Medicines for Heart Disease, Diabetes, and Diabetic Kidney Disease

As a pioneer in leading edge and less invasive bariatric techniques such as sleeve gastrectomy, Dr. Michael Feiz has been championing the benefits...

Jun 08, 2012, 20:52 ET

Find Out Just How Life-Changing Bariatric Surgery Can Be

 You are struggling with obesity. You have tried to lose weight through diet and exercise, only to finally give up in frustration when they...