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
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: