You asked.We answered.

Dr. Andrei and staff understand how important a decision it is to consider weight loss surgery. It’s a very personal and individualized decision that can change your health status and quality of life.  Our goal is to guide you through the process to achieve optimal health and maintain your success for the long term. 

With 24+ years of experience, Dr. Andrei believes that many of the frequently asked questions (FAQ) have very different answers for each patient, because everyone is unique. If you need to answer question’s, such as:

Do I qualify for surgery?

What are my patient requirements?

Does my insurance cover surgery? 

Please reach out to our Patient Liaison, Donna DeMild at 973-600-7592 or email her at will call you within 24 hours. Some additional FAQ questions are answered below: 

Yes, we believe it is smart. Especially in this extreme time of personal and financial upheaval, when you need to do everything you can to smartly and thoroughly prepare yourself for what’s ahead. When it comes to your health, it is exactly the choices we make, in extreme situations that can result in our proudest victories; these times will not defeat us.

The disease of obesity, automatically puts you at a higher risk for co morbid conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, obstructive sleep apnea, and PCOS;  to name a few. By gradually treating your obesity from the beginning can decrease these conditions and allow you to live a longer healthier life and not risk premature complications. It is important to understand that obesity is a chronic disease that needs to be controlled for the rest of your life. 

Super important! This could be a major tool for your weight loss surgery tool belt. Support group meetings are a great way to stay focused and learn from one another. It’s very important to be around like-minded people that will support you in a way that is educational, motivating, encouraging, and inspiring. This can be a very important factor in successful weight loss for the long term. 

Second opinions give a different perspective on a patient’s condition. Second opinions are an excellent way to discover the cause of any patient issue for the best patient outcome.

Dr. Andrei’s has more than 24+ years of experience in bariatric surgery and is highly regarded in the field for his expertise in all types of bariatric surgery such as:

  • Gastric Sleeve to Gastric Bypass
  • Lap Band to Gastric Sleeve
  • Gastric Bypass to Duodenal Switch
  • Revision after Duodenal Switch

Dr. Andrei is an expert in revisional surgery. Revisional surgery may be needed for various medical reasons and does require individual consult to answer your questions completely.

If revisional surgery is something you are considering, please reach out to Donna our Patient Liaison to schedule an appointment with Dr. Andrei. Donna can be reached at 973-600-7592 or by email at and will reach out within 24 hours.

F.A.C.T.S stands for 






And are the building blocks for long term healthy weight loss success. Our classes, support groups, and office visits teach F.A.C.T.S. and assist you in make them part of your lifestyle for healthy long term success.