Weight-Loss Surgery Program at Ocean Medical Center

Ocean Medical Center, 425 Jack Martin Boulevard, Brick, NJ 08724

To learn more about which bariatric options are right for you and to register for a free seminar, call 732-734-8759.


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Ocean Medical Center offers a personalized, collaborative approach to weight-loss surgery. Medical professionals including fitness experts, registered dietitians, psychologists, Magnet award winning nurses and board certified surgeons work together to provide compassionate care every step of the way. Throughout your journey, our team focuses on each patient’s individual needs to ensure a successful surgery and long-term weight loss results. This includes support during every stage of your journey including initial consultations, the clearance process, surgery and hospitalization, postoperative visits, nutritional counseling and monthly support group meetings. Surgical treatment options available at Ocean Medical Center include laparoscopic gastric banding (LAP-Band), laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, and gastric bypass surgery.

We know weight-loss surgery is a big decision. And, it's important that you get all the information you need, including answers to sensitive questions. Bariatric surgery leads to life-long change and should be contemplated only after considerable research and after all other available options have been discussed with your primary care physician. Our surgeons perform a variety of procedures, such as gastric bypass, gastric banding and sleeve gastrectomy.

Bariatric surgery is a safe and effective option for patients with:
  • BMI greater than 40
  • BMI between 35 and 40 with at least one obesity-related comorbidity such as high blood pressure, diabetes, or sleep apnea
  • Patients who have struggled with weight loss using traditional non-surgical methods

Weight-loss surgery yields additional benefits to patients who have failed to lose weight using other methods. These benefits include:
  • Improved quality of life
  • An improvement in, or cure of, obesity-related diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, sleep apnea and high cholesterol
  • Reduced dependence on medications
  • Improved mobility

At Ocean Medical Center, our expert physicians and dedicated team are dedicated to guiding you on your individual journey to a healthier life. Read more about the Program for Weight Loss Surgery at Ocean Medical Center.