Hawasli & Associates

For Appointments586-774-8811

For Appointments586-774-8811

Bariatric Program586-771-7220

Bariatric Program586-771-7220

  • Abdelkader Hawasli, MD.

    Dr. Hawasli is board certified in general surgery since 1986. He is the director of Laparoscopic Surgery and the Minimally Invasive Surgery...

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    Abdelkader Hawasli, MD.
  • Ahmed Meguid, MD

    Dr. Meguid is board certified by the American Board of Surgery. He has done advanced training in Laparoscopic, robotic and minimally invasive surgery...

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    Ahmed Meguid, MD

Weight Loss Surgery

Hawasli & Associates Eastside Surgical Associates, DBA started offering bariatric surgery in 2004 after the Lap-Band System was approved by the FDA. In 2007 we added Sleeve Gastrectomy procedure as it has emerged as a viable alternative to the Lap-Band System.

We are not only interested in doing the surgery, but also in you as a person. We know that surgery alone will not work, diet alone will not work and exercise alone will not work. This is why we established a complete program that involves three components to make the “Triangle of Success”. We will keep an eye on you for the rest of your life; lifting you up when you fall, and patting you on the back when you succeed. Our surgeons, Dietician and Program Coordinator will always be there for you. This is why our practice philosophy states that “you will never be left alone”.

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Weight loss surgery, also referred to as bariatric surgery, is an option for those patients who meet the qualifications. Below you will find the four surgical options performed in our practice to treat obesity.

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BMI Calculator

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What is your weight?

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You Body Mass Index(BMI) is:
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Your BMI Result indicates

  • Below 18.5 - UNDERWEIGHT
  • 18.5 - 24.9 - HEALTHY
  • 25 - 29.9 - OVERWEIGHT
  • 30 - 34.9 - CLASS 1 OBESITY
  • 35 - 39.9 - CLASS 2 SEVERE OBESITY
  • 40 and Above - CLASS 3 MORBID OBESITY

Surgical Options to Treat Obesity

Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding Revisional Bariatric Surgery
Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding  

Meal Replacement & Weight Loss Program

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New Patient Bariatric Seminar Schedule 2015-2016

Please choose from our three convenient locations:

The seminars are informational sessions presented by the surgeons for pre-operative patients. You learn about the different types of bariatric surgeries and about our facility.

The support groups are for post-opeative patients to attend afterwards. Here you will find support for your weight loss journey. There will be guest speakers that present topics related to weight management.

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