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Dr. George Fielding - Dr. fielding, NYU

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Started by magnolia, Feb 07, 2007 5:55 PM
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    magnolia

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Posted February 7, 2007 - 5:55 PM

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Has anyone had lap-band done by Dr. Fielding. I am scheduled for 3/5 and would love some info.


    Chris S. - L.I.

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Posted February 7, 2007 - 8:09 PM

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He wasn't my surgeon but I hear he's one of the best in fact he has the Lap Band himself and I believe he has done thousand's and is one of the pioneers in banding. What did you think of him?


    magnolia

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Posted February 7, 2007 - 8:30 PM

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i like him very much..so far. But of course I have not been banded yet. I first went to him about two years ago because he was a pioneer and was so impresed that he was banded...that's a walking advertisement, he looks great btw. He is an Aussie and very approachable and fortright. The waiting room the other day became a support group..we were all laughing and talking..and for the first time in memory, I was one of the thinner people in the room:)


    susannah

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Posted February 8, 2007 - 9:54 PM

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Hi, Is Dr Fielding an Aussie? Name sounds familiar. Yay! we rule!:biggrin1: :) :biggrin1: Susannah


    Trace Curry

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Posted February 11, 2007 - 1:18 PM

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Dr. Fielding is hands down one of the greatest band surgeons in the world. In fact, he impressed me so much when I heard him speak it was one of the reasons I started banding in the first place. You could not possibly be in better hands!

Dr. C
Cincinnati, Ohio
www.TheBandDoctor.com 877.442.BAND
DISCLAIMER: I am not your surgeon, any comments made by me are not meant to be taken as medical advice, just general guidelines. Contact your surgeon about your specific problem!

Has anyone had lap-band done by Dr. Fielding. I am scheduled for 3/5 and would love some info.




    magnolia

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Posted February 11, 2007 - 4:45 PM

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yes, he is most definitely an Aussie. The best part is that he has a band! So he definitely knows the drill..thanks for all the support...surgery is 3 weeks from tomorrow...I am starting to get very nervous/excited
mags


    sherilynn

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Posted February 11, 2007 - 5:27 PM

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Congrats, as I hear his one of the very best. Turns out my surgeon studied under him, learned to do the surgery from him, actually!!!


    Dani-X

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  • Surgery Date: Oct 2006
  • Starting Weight: 274 lbs
  • Weight Lost: 105 lbs
  • Current Weight: 169 lbs
  • Goal Weight: 160 lbs
  • BMI: 28.1
Posted February 18, 2007 - 5:35 PM

#8

Has anyone had lap-band done by Dr. Fielding. I am scheduled for 3/5 and would love some info.


Dr. Fielding is *amazing*

He banded on 10/23 and it's been a great ride. I'll be seeing him again on 2/27 for another fill and I'm really excited about it. You'll be in great hands... and not just him, the whole office is awesome.

If you have any questions about the surgery or what to expect, please feel free to PM me. My friend is also having surgery her surgery on 3/5.

You just know it's going to be a great day! Good luck, Mags.


    mvg1269

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Posted February 19, 2007 - 11:52 AM

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Hi there,
I attended an info session conducted by Dr. Fielding and I agree-he seems like an incredible doc. This was just last week, and I'm still pondering the whole surgery. How did you feel about the sessions with the nutritionist and the psychologist? I'm trying to get an appt as soon as possible with Dr. Huberman, so any feedback on the entire process leading up to the approval would be very much appreciated. Thanks for any suggestions, information, and help you can offer,
Best,
Mari


    NYGMEN

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Posted June 9, 2007 - 12:14 AM

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I will be getting my band from Dr. Fielding.. i see him next on 7/3 and should get my date then.. Can't wait...


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