Can Surgery Solve America’s Obesity Epidemic?

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Weight loss surgery is a big money business, but they can ultimately save the healthcare system cash and save patients years of poor health — if they are ready to commit to changing their lives. If a bariatric procedure needs to be redone, doctors call it a revision. While that seldom happens anymore in operating rooms, […]

Four Cereal Picks For Kids Picked By Top Bariatric Surgeon

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  The recent news about sugar consumption with children via breakfast cereal is so alarming that it sounded a wake up call with medical professionals, academics, nutritionists and parents last week. Imagine putting 10 one-pound bags of sugar in front of your child and then asking them to eat that. They do this annually if […]

Khalili Center on The Doctors

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  The Doctors go into the operating room with Khalili Center patient Angela and watch how surgeon Dr. Kai Nishi uses the robot to assist with her gastric bypass surgery. Click here to watch the video!

Khalili Center Weight Loss Surgeon Educates Former NFL Players on Obesity

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  Geile’s story is an all too common one, with many professional football players, linemen in particular, encouraged to “eat to play,” in order to maintain the heavy weights the game demands. Upon retiring, many players discover that they’re unable to shed this excess weight. Far too many retired players find themselves with obese bodies, […]

Feb. 2014 Local Hero: Top Bariatric Surgeon Makes LA Kids Health His Mission, March 8 5K Event

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  Carbs are cheap food, and it’s no surprise that poorer children and families must live on these less quality calories to get by and survive. The result of public schools squeezed by budget cuts, having to eliminate physical education and shorten recess combined with poverty and fewer healthy options, has resulted in a growing […]

Fat Chance: TLC’s My 600-lb Life Premieres Tonight (1/21)

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21st January 2014 by April Neale Courtesy of TLC Fat Chance: TLC’s My 600-lb Life: Video Clip for Tonight (1/21) How does someone become 600 pounds? It’s a loaded question, and one that invites criticism of committing the sin of fat shaming and discrimination. But still, at what point does someone stop the weight gain? […]