Immediately after receiving bariatric surgery, you will wake up in our Los Angeles recovery room, and may experience slight discomfort. However, you will soon be up and moving. In fact, it is necessary to begin moving around as soon as … Continue reading
Meet Crystal Garcia Crystal is a medical assistant on staff at Marina Weight Loss and a valuable member of our team. She loves getting to know her patients so we thought we would give you an opportunity to learn more … Continue reading
Weight loss surgery will change your life. Yes, it will likely lead to dramatic weight loss, which will affect your health in positive ways; to acheive this weight loss, patients must stick to a very active schedule and healthy, nutritious, … Continue reading
The Lap-Band is a safe surgical procedure to assist in weight loss. However, lap-band patients are urged to follow certain precautions in order to maximize their chances at a successful, problem-free recovery.
Marina Hospital and L.A Bariatrics patient Roger Moore is “not James Bond,” he says, chuckling. Although he hasn’t thwarted any Russian spy rings lately, he has made an even more meaningful personal conquest: he has rediscovered his youthful health and … Continue reading
It’s springtime! That means that soon, many of us are going to fish the tongs from the back of the cupboard, stock up on briquettes or propane, and drag the barbecue out of the shed.
It’s unfortunate and unfair, but our society can often seem to disregard or look down on those with extra weight, and those who are overweight can have a harder time with their romantic lives. This is an important motivation for … Continue reading
After lap band surgery, you and your nutritionist will determine a meal plan to help you lose weight. Following this meal plan will be essential to your success in overcoming obesity.
In general, gastric band surgery is safe, with few complications. However, risks do exist, just like they do with any surgical procedure. Some risks are inherent to all surgery, while some are specific to the gastric band. One of these … Continue reading
Gastric sleeve surgery, or sleeve gastrectomy, is a surgical procedure generally performed on people who are morbidly obese. That means people with body-mass indices (BMIs) of 40 or higher. It is one of several bariatric surgery options available at Marina … Continue reading
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Dr. Jeremy Korman
Dr. Korman is the medical director and chief surgeon at Marina Weight Loss at Marina Del Rey Hospital. A leading weight loss surgeon, Dr. Korman has done more than 1,000 weight loss procedures on patients from all over the United States Read More...