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A Bariatric Surgery Success Story - Dr. Chebli on Suncoast View - July 2017

Surgery offers hope for type 2 diabetics

Metabolic bariatric surgery is the standard for weight loss when all else fails. But that same surgery is now also the most effective treatment for type 2 diabetes.

I think the biggest issue is that people still view what we do as weight loss surgery. What we want people to understand is that it's metabolic surgery, and what we mean by that, is an intentional use of surgery to eradicate a disease

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Dr. Chebli on Suncoast View - Metabolic Surgery

Dr. Chebli - Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery on ABC 7 Suncoast Helpline

Dr Chebli on Suncoast View – Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Dr. Chebli on Suncoast View - November 2015

Dr. Chebli on Suncoast View – September 2015

Dr. Chebli on ABC 7 Suncoast View – August 13, 2015

Dr Chebli on Suncoast View – July 7, 2015

13 New Medical Breakthroughs in Sarasota-Manatee

Sometimes a medical breakthrough can be a shift in doctors’ attitudes. Such is the case with bariatric surgery, which is only now shedding its negative reputation as a cosmetic weight-loss shortcut. In fact, according to Venice surgeon Dr. Joseph Chebli, decades ago studies showed gastric bypass surgeries create immediate metabolic changes—including triggering insulin production and the creation of more insulin receptors—that can reverse conditions like type 2 diabetes and hypertension well before any weight loss occurs. And bariatric surgeries are actually safer than other common procedures like ventral hernia repair or gallbladder surgery.

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Seattle Top Doctor Spotlight 2011

A Changed Body, A Changed Life

In June 2010, she ran the Seattle Rock ‘N Roll half marathon. On her birthday in October, it was a half marathon in Victoria, British Columbia. A few months and a couple hundred training miles later, she was in Las Vegas pounding the desert asphalt. Misty Baskett, 37, looks like a runner. Her voice elevates an octave when she talks about the “sweet spot” – which for her is miles six through 11. She thinks she looks her best in race photos, when her face is “beet red and dripping with sweat.” So, it’s difficult to picture the energetic woman at her heaviest – 370 pounds.

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Surgical Weight Loss for two

For Traci Bradford, the worst part of being morbidly obese was falling. At more than 300 pounds, she was scared to walk down stairs for fear that she would fall. Traci also suffered from serious health problems related to her
obesity, including asthma, sleep apnea, acid reflux and chronic knee pain.

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BLIS Program

Dr. Joseph E. Chebli of Northwest Obesity Surgery is the First in the State of Washington to Offer Cash-Pay Surgical Patients Peace of Mind with a Surgical ‘Warranty.

King 5's  Evening Magazine

King 5’s “Evening Magazine” interviews Dr. Chebli

 

Top Doctor Magazine Awards

Dr. Chebli, named one of Seattle Magazine's top doctors
2007
Dr. Chebli, named one of Seattle Magazine's top doctors
2008
Dr. Chebli, named one of Seattle Magazine's top doctors
2009
Dr. Chebli, named one of Seattle Magazine's top doctors
2010
Dr. Chebli, named one of Seattle Magazine's top doctors
2011
Dr. Chebli, named one of Seattle Magazine's top doctors
2012
Dr. Chebli, named one of Seattle's top doctors by Seattle Met Magazine
2012
Dr. Chebli, named one of Seattle's top doctors by Seattle Met Magazine
2013
Sarasota Magazine
2016
Sarasota Magazine
2017
Sarasota Magazine
2018

Weight-Loss Surgery Brings Freedom from Limitations

After talking about her feelings with a close friend, Whitmore decided to take another look at weight-loss, or
bariatric, surgery. She had researched bariatric surgery in the past but had never gone further. With the encouragement of her friend, who agreed to go with her, Whitmore registered for an informational seminar led by Dr. Joseph Chebli of Northwest Hospital’s Bariatric Surgery Program.

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