NYU Weight Management Program - NYU Weight Management Program
The NYU Langone Weight Management Program takes measures to help its patients in many ways. By accepting a variety of payment options, the NYU Langone Weight Management Program can help more patients achieve their weight loss goals. Currently, the program accepts credit cards, insurance payments, loans, and cash or lump sums. Some insurance companies that are accepted by the NYU Langone Weight Management Program include PHCS, Aetna, EmblemHealth HIP, Health Net, and United Healthcare. The NYU Langone Weight Management Program also accommodates both the physical and the psychological aspects of weight loss for its patients by providing psychologists, registered dietitians, and surgeons, as well as requiring the patient’s primary physician to make a referral for the patient to have surgery. The NYU Langone Weight Management Program uses only the most up-to-date technology, which lowers the risk of complications or injury during the procedure. Current surgical procedures consist of Gastric Bypass, Adjustable Lap Band, Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy, and Biliopancreatic Diversion. The NYU Langone Weight Management Program aids patients in choosing the surgical procedure most suited for their needs. The NYU Langone Weight Management Program concentrates on alleviating the complications of obesity, such as heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, GERD, and more. The program also educates its patients on the complications of weight-loss surgery, such as vitamin, mineral, and protein deficiencies, and how to deal with these issues after surgery. Currently staffed by several prestigious physicians, the NYU Langone Weight Management Program features Dr. Kurian, Dr. Fielding, Dr. Stiles, and Dr. Ren-Fielding. To be eligible for The NYU Langone Weight Management Program, patients must have a body mass index (BMI) over 40, be more than 100 pounds over their target body weight, or have severe medical complications due to being overweight.