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Are You a Candidate for Weight Loss Surgery?

Reclaim Your Health & Your Body
With Bariatric Surgery in Millburn & Toms River, NJ

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Are you on the fence about bariatric surgery? We encourage you to contact us and set up a consultation with one of our experienced bariatric surgeons in Millburn, Toms River or Browns Mills. Between them, Drs. Bilof and Yurcisin have performed over 3,500 successful gastric bypass, duodenal switch, and gastric sleeve surgeries over the course of their distinguished careers. Designated as an MBSAQIP-accredited bariatric practice by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, our bariatric practice would love to help you achieve your weight loss goals. Remember, positive change begins with you. Let us help you reclaim your life today!

Change Your Life with Bariatric Surgery

If you’re 100 pounds or more above your ideal body weight, you may be a good candidate for weight loss surgery at Garden State Bariatrics & Wellness Center. Morbidly-obese individuals tend to suffer from a variety of severe medical complications, including Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, obstructive sleep apnea, and heart disease. Losing a significant amount of weight and successfully keeping it off can help reverse many of these medical issues. If diet and exercise changes alone have been unsuccessful for you, weight loss surgery may be recommended to help you achieve weight loss. If your Body Mass Index (BMI) is higher than 40 you are eligible for bariatric surgery. If your BMI is 35 and you have a comorbidity (i.e.., another chronic health issue) such as sleep apnea, diabetes, high blood pressure, you might also be eligible. Our bariatric surgeons would welcome the opportunity to schedule a consultation with you. Our compassionate team would love to help you get your life back on track!

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What Is Bariatric Surgery, and What Should I Expect?

The term bariatric surgery refers to several different weight loss procedures. Many of these involve reducing the size of an individual’s stomach to help control portion sizes by restricting the amount of food your stomach can hold. Some surgeries also cause hormonal changes to reduce an individual’s appetite. It should be noted that bariatric surgery should not be thought of as a “quick fix” for those seeking weight loss. Patients who undergo bariatric surgery must be willing to commit to permanent lifestyle and dietary decisions to ensure its long-term success. Garden State Bariatrics & Wellness Center has seen a phenomenal success rate among our patients. We have three locations throughout the state of New Jersey in Millburn, Toms River and Browns Mills. View our testimonials and photo galleries to learn more about what you can expect before and after one of our bariatric procedures.

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Which Type of Weight Loss Surgery Is Best for Me?

Every patient’s weight loss needs are different. Determining the best weight loss surgery for every patient is part of the excellent bariatric care we provide at Garden State Bariatrics & Wellness Center. Our doctors perform the most current and successful bariatric procedures including gastric bypass, gastric sleeve and the duodenal switch. Additionally, Dr. Bilof and Dr. Yurcisin are two of the few surgeons in New Jersey who are known for their expertise with revisional bariatric surgery. Your medical history, lifestyle, and weight loss goals are all factors that help us determine the right type of weight loss surgery for you. When you come in for your initial consultation with Dr. Bilof or Dr. Yurcisin, we’ll address all your concerns, so that you can make an informed decision about your care. From questions about diet and medications to weight loss surgery costs, we can help put your mind at ease. Your life is about to change, but we’ll be there for you every step of the way throughout your weight loss journey.

Helpful Resources for Our Weight Loss Program Patients

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BMI Calculator

Calculate Your Body Mass Index (BMI) to measure your body fat based on your height and weight.

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About Garden State Bariatrics & Wellness Center

The Best Bariatric Surgery Center in New Jersey

Garden State Bariatrics & Wellness Center offers a wide range of weight loss and bariatric surgery services in Millburn, Toms River and Browns Mills, NJ. To schedule an appointment, call 973-218-1990.

Dr. Michael Bilof

Dr. Michael Bilof founded Garden State Bariatrics in April 2007 and has helped change countless lives through weight loss surgery. Learn more about Dr. Michael Bilof.

Dr. Basil Yurcisin

Dr. Basil Yurcisin joined Garden State Bariatrics in August 2010. He is a seasoned bariatric and general surgeon, providing our patients with exceptional care. Learn more about Dr. Yurcisin.

GSBWC Difference

A New Jersey MBSAQIP-accredited (Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program) bariatric practice, GSBWC knows what it takes to provide you with five-star service before and after surgery.

Meet the Team

Check out the staff at Garden State Bariatrics, where our goal is to bring the highest level of service during this life-changing experience.

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Garden State Bariatrics

225 Millburn Ave, Suite 204
Millburn, NJ 07041


Toms River
1430 Hooper Ave, Suite 203
Toms River, NJ 08753

Browns Mills
200 Trenton Rd
Browns Mills, NJ 08015

609-893-1200 x4727

Hours of Operation
Monday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
*One Saturday a Month

Browns Mills

200 Trenton Road, Browns Mills, NJ, USA


225 Millburn Avenue, Millburn, NJ, USA

Toms River

1430 Hooper Avenue, Toms River, NJ, USA