Lap Band Clinics Phoenixville PA

There are millions of people in Phoenixville who need to lose weight. Some of these people do nothing about it and continue to eat whatever they want. Others eat healthy food and exercise, which is considered the standard for losing weight.

David A. Bottger
(610) 520-1929
940 Haverford Road
Bryn Mawr, PA
Specialties
Cosmetic Surgery
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


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Emily F. Pollard
(610) 667-0100
555 City Line Avenue
Bala Cynwyd, PA
Specialties
Cosmetic Surgery
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


Data Provided by:
Brian Jeffrey Broker, MD
(610) 667-4080
824 Main St Ste 201
Phoenixville, PA
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Facial Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1991
Hospital
Hospital: Suburban General Hospital, Norristown, Pa
Group Practice: Broker & Cramer E N T

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Dennis Tosti Monteiro
(610) 935-5600
1288 Valley Forge Rd
Valley Forge, PA
Specialty
Plastic Surgery / Reconstructive Surgery

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Jonathan Pontell, MD
610-296-8844 W
7307 Woodview Way
Malvern, PA
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1989

Data Provided by:
Paul Glat
(610) 667-0100
555 City Line Avenue
Bala Cynwyd, PA
Specialties
Cosmetic Surgery
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


Data Provided by:
Joshua E Goldberg, DO
(610) 415-1100
5 south sunnybrook drive suite 300
pottstown, PA
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Facial Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Philadelphia Coll Of Osteo Med, Philadelphia Pa 19131
Graduation Year: 1996
Hospital
Hospital: Reading Hosp & Med Ctr, West Reading, Pa; St Joseph Med Ctr, Reading, Pa
Group Practice: JOSHUA E. GOLDBERG, DO FACOS

Data Provided by:
Gerald Bell, MD
(215) 323-1550
206 Gay St
Phoenixville, PA
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1964

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Robert David Nesbit, MD
1288 Valley Forge Road
Valley Forge, PA
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1995

Data Provided by:
Charles Richard Scipione, MD
(610) 415-1110
107 Mine Rd
Malvern, PA
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1972

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Lap Band Procedure

There are millions of people around the world who need to lose weight. Some of these people do nothing about it and continue to eat whatever they want. Others eat healthy food and exercise, which is considered the standard for losing weight.

However, there are some people who are significantly overweight, and need to lose weight as soon as possible in order to save their lives, and this is why some of them choose to have a lap band procedure done. In order to understand how the lap band procedure works, it is important to understand how a person gains weight in the first place.

While some people have a genetic predisposition for obesity, there are others who literally eat their way into such a predicament. Multiple portions of fatty foods and not nearly enough exercise are all causes of obesity. The pressure that obesity puts on the heart is indeed serious, since it will strain the heart beyond its usual capacity.

With a lap band procedure, a band is literally put around the entrance to the stomach, thus literally reducing the amount of food that a person can ingest. The person will be mostly on a liquid diet, punctuated at times by some foods that are soft in consistency. It will be extremely important for the person to follow the guidelines of his or her particular diet as outlined by their doctor. The lap band can and should be removed after the patient has successfully achieved a healthy weight.

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