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NJ Bariatric Institute

Welcome to the interactive online home of NJ Bariatric Institute located in New Jersey and lead by board certified Bariatric surgeon, Dr. Nicholas Bertha. It is our mission to help individuals move towards a healthier, longer life free of co-morbidities and the inconveniences caused by obesity through bariatric surgery.

Those who struggle with being overweight know firsthand the difficulty with losing weight. We address this as obesity, a disease Dr. Nicholas Bertha along with his staff at NJ Bariatric treat this disease every day. Studies show that weight loss will help improve the serious health risks caused by obesity. Patients have improvements to diabetes, sleep apnea and an overall better quality of life. It does take more than just surgery, it also requires motivation and commitment to a lifestyle change.

Thinking of Weight Loss Surgery – Think NJ Bariatric Institute

If you’re thinking about weight loss surgery, such as Gastric Band (LAP-BAND), Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Bypass or bariatric revision surgery, or are interested in a non-surgical weight loss option starting here is an important first step.

Start by reviewing our online surgical weight loss seminar, weight loss surgery options, electronic forms and prepared laboratory paperwork, all of which can be accessed from this website. Explore our special Easy Pass program, which will get you preparing for weight loss surgery in no time. Once all of our simple steps are completed and confirmed, signing up for your first office consult will get you on the fast-track to real weight loss results.

Discover how a Navy Veteran, a Stanford Nurse, and a former NFL player used weight loss surgery to overcome their struggles with obesity.

This video is published by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

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NJ Bariatric Institute values your time, and offers several facilities throughout NJ to accommodate your needs.

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