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OBESITY SURGERY in Washington DC and Metropolitan area

Welcome to the center for Obesity Surgery.  Dr Afram/Center for Obesity Surgery has been named by the American Society for Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), A Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence.  The ASMBS Center of Excellence designation recognizes surgical programs with a demonstrated track record of favorable outcomes in bariatric surgery. Surgeons with ASMBS Center of Excellence designations practice only Top Quality Care, ensuring efficacy of the procedure with each patient.

At the Center of Obesity Surgery we offer a comprehensive program, designed to help our patients lose significant weight, keep it off, and improve their health and well-being. Our program includes:

  • Extensive pre-operative evaluation and preparation
  • Psychological evaluation
  • Pre and post-op behavior modification program run by our psychologist, dietician, in weekly support groups
  • Personal trainer Diet counseling with our registered dietician
  • Life long follow up

Dr Afram performed over 6000 operations for obesity.  This comprehensive program, coupled with our extensive 27 years of experience results in a high success rate (over 95%) and a very low complication rate.  This makes our approach to surgery for obesity very safe and effective.
We perform the Proximal Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass through a very small (mini-lap) incision, which results in:

  • Excellent cosmetic results
  • Short operating time (Average 1.5 hrs)
  • Short hospital stay (Average 3 days)
  • Less Pain (use of narcotics 2-3 days)
  • Fast recovery (back to work in 10-12 days)
  • Safer results (very low complication rate)

We provide service for Patients in the Washington DC metropolitan area,

 

What Is Your Body Mass Index?
Body mass index (BMI) is a good indicator of obesity because it correlates with the amount of body fat a person has.


Enter your height
feet: inches:

Enter your weight
pounds:

Press the button when you're ready to see your BMI:


Your result:

Body Mass Index is interpreted as follows:

<20 Underweight
20 - 24.9 20-24.9 Ideal Weight
25 - 29.9 Overweight
30 - 39.9 Obese
40> Morbidly Obese

 

 

AT PRESENT, OBESITY SURGERY IS THE ONLY PROVEN EFFECTIVE THERAPY FOR SEVERE OBESITY.


NEW PATIENT SEMINARS EVERY THURSDAY AT TWO PM AND
THE FIRST SATURDAY OF EVERY MONTH AT TEN AM AT OUR LOCATION
1011 NEW HAMPSHIRE AVE NW WASHINGTON DC 20037
CALL TO BOOK AN A PPOINTMENT 202-659-0240

FREE PARKING FOR SATURDAY SEMINARS, PLEASE CALL FOR DETAILS.

SUPPORT GROUPS ARE EVERY WEDNSDAY AT 12 NOON TILL ONE PM,

 

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