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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...

Jun 05, 2012, 19:40 ET

Bariatric Surgery Breaks the Cycle for Sleep Apnea Patients

Dr. Michael Feiz, a Beverly Hills bariatric surgeon, is breaking new ground in the treatment of sleep apnea with his approach to bariatric surgery....

May 30, 2012, 17:04 ET

Beverly Hills Bariatric Surgeon Receives ASMBS Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence Designation

 Dr. Michael Feiz, lead physician at Dr. Feiz & Associates, is a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence designee. The ASMBS Bariatric...

May 23, 2012, 18:52 ET

Weight Loss: Separating Fact from Fiction

ABC's "20/20" recently aired a special, entitled "Losing It: The Big Fat Money Pit," that examined the burgeoning weight loss industry as a whole....

May 01, 2012, 15:55 ET

Surgical Weight Loss is a Team Effort Between Doctors and Patients

When patients and doctors come together and fully commit to weight loss, the results can be staggering. The advent of specialized procedures like...

Apr 24, 2012, 19:32 ET

Stunning Advancements in Weight Loss Surgery

 Bariatric surgery is not just about losing weight. The most advanced procedures available today, from gastric sleeve surgery to gastric bypass...

Apr 06, 2012, 20:19 ET

State-of-the-Art Technology in the Hands of Committed Weight Loss Surgeons

There are simply amazing things happening in bariatric surgery right now. At the most prestigious medical centers in America – medical...