October Patient Of The Month

October 26th 2016 will forever be the day that changed my life dramatically and for the best! After years of dieting, exercising, weight loss programs and a baby nothing seemed to help me lose the...

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September Patient Of The Month

I guess you can say that I am an OG of gastric bypass surgery.  I had my surgery on April 12, 2006 and never looked back. I could not have imagined that 11+ years later I would be able to...

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August Patient Of The Month Deanna & Gina

Myself (Deanna) and my mother (Gina)  have been struggling to lose weight for years. It seemed as though we had tried everything. One day I decided to look into bariatric surgery. I did a few...

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February Patient of the Month Yael James

Let me start by saying that my decision to have weight loss surgery with GSBWC was the best one I’ve ever made! I’d been struggling with my weight most of my adult life. Starting with the...

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January Patient Of The Month Melissa Hall

Today (11/11/2016) is my one year anniversary since my surgery. After struggling with my weight for the better part of a decade, the yoyo effect with trying different “fad diets”, losing...

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Patient Of The Month Maria Johnson

For a very long time I struggled with weight, excess weight. I often tried all kinds of weight loss programs and would get limited results but never permanent. I was at a point where I felt hopeless...

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August Patient Of The Month Iona Gross

Let me start off by saying I am a true believer that there are no coincidences in life – there’s only synchronicity and everything happens for a reason. … The truth is, back in...

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June Patient Of The Month Janis Downey

Hello everyone. I am a new person thanks to making an innocent phone call the summer of 2014 To Deborah Hospital after seeing an advertisement online when turning on the radio station for a new...

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Patient Of The Month Laura Fragapane

Initially, I had only thought about going for stomach surgery. I decided to attend Dr. Bilof’s presentation on the different types of surgeries available to lose weight. Two of the three...

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January Patient Of The Month

My name is Jeanmarie DeBiase and I am 54 years old. After the loss of my husband, a first responder of 9-11, my life took a drastic turn. I was left to raise my 3 young sons while trying to deal with...

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Raffaele Family Of The Month

We’re the Raffaele Family. We never imagined we’d be picked to be the first Family of the Month! This is just another incredible milestone on the long list that has enhanced our lives...

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November Patient Of The Month Dawn Chokov

My name is Dawn Chokov and I am 40 years old. I had the Duodenal Switch on August 25, 2014 and have since lost 164 lbs and I am not done losing yet! Having weight loss surgery was the best decision...

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July Patient Of The Month Ilene Pearl

I had my surgery in April of 2007. I weighed 445 pounds and am now 165 pounds. I have lost 275 pounds and feel wonderful. My family doctor has told me I am healthier than him. He feels now I will...

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June Patient Of The Month Bryson Jenkins

We want to congratulate our June patient of the month Bryson Jenkins! You might remember him from last years Holiday Party as he performed some songs for us. If you want some more of his music go...

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