Be A Loser, But Not With This Reality TV Show!


The Biggest Loser became a highly popular TV show for NBC and it seemed to have given millions of viewers the motivation to lose weight. Unfortunately, like so many reality shows the truth is not always evident and the outcomes not what they seem. The concept of the television show was to follow contestants through ...
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Amy’s Story & Review of The #AskDrA Book


Thank you for giving me the chance to preview The #AskDrA Book.   The first and best thing I can say about it, “What a great, quick and extremely informative read it is!” I was excited to receive the email informing me I was chosen to review a copy of the book but had to ...
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The #AskDrA Book: Coming Soon!


Over the last 9 months we’ve taken your questions and used them to make The #AskDrA Show a huge success. Hundreds of gastric sleeve, weight loss and health related questions covering 40 plus episodes so far.    It’s been exciting to say the least. We’ve filmed in Dubai, Boston, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, in my office, the ...
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Staying Hydrated Before and After Sleeve Surgery


Staying Hydrated...It's That Important! Maybe you've heard me say how important staying hydrated is and it just didn't sink in. Or you read about the benefits and dismissed it as something not too important. Well, let me tell you, staying hydrated is the best thing you can do for your overall health. Coffee, tea, soda, fruit ...
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Vitamins After Sleeve Surgery


Should you take them? Is it recommended? Which form? When should I start? Are they safe? These are just some of the questions I receive about taking vitamins after sleeve surgery. You body is adjusting not only after bariatric surgery but to the weight loss that will occur as a result of the procedure itself, ...
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The Gurgling Sleeve Sounds


Is it normal to have gurgling in the throat or burning in the throat and ears 9 months after getting sleeved?    Can you believe that was the very first question I answered on Episode 1 of The #AskDrA Show. That very first show was shown on YouTube at the end of June 2015 and ...
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Building Trust with Social Media


I've been called the Social Media Gastric Sleeve Doctor... a title I handle with great honor. Let me explain...   Over the last decade people have asked me why I use social media when their other doctors rarely do. My answer is always the same...I believe in creating trust. The more you know about me, my ...
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