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It's a Bariatric Center of Excellence

Mr Dr is Vaziri.... He does about 200 RnY per year.

Hw 245; Pre-Op(RNY) 225.6; Surg Date 2/26; GW 145

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It's a Bariatric Center of Excellence

Mr Dr is Vaziri.... He does about 200 RnY per year.

Hw 245; Pre-Op(RNY) 225.6; Surg Date 2/26; GW 145

BTB are you in the DC area?

Sent from my iPad using RNYTalk / surgery date March 5, 2013

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I live in MD, a teeny bit NW of DC. I had my surgery on 4/2/13. Would love to get to know some other locals who are going through this process!

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I live in Anne Arundel County, MD about 20 miles from DC. I am a patient of Dr. Paul Lin at George Washington University Hospital. He is the chief of surgery and has a lot of experience with bariatric surgery revisions . I am scheduled for a conversion from a band to RNY on May 23rd. I'm just waiting for final approval from my insurance company. Dr. Lin spoke with the medical reviewer from my insurance company last week and he is confident that I will be approved. I had my band placed in 2010 by Dr. David von Rueden at St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore.

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I i live in montgomery county , going to Sibley Hospital with Dr Long for surgery on 5 - 6 -2013

Dr. Long did my band to bypass conversion. He's awesome, as is Brian Wallace (nurse practitioner). I had a really positive experience at Sibley - the nurses were very helpful and very patient, very on top of things. Hope to see you at one of the support group meetings! I went to my first one this past Thursday.

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Tiggy, dr long took out my band in 2010 after complications I wasn't ready for a revision but now it's time for the bypass , I regret not having it then but I wasn't ready. I'm ready now and will definitely be at the support group meetings. I'm going to need all the help I can get. : )

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No regrets, if you weren't ready, you weren't ready! Sounds like you are now. I'll look forward to meeting you. Let's support each other through this! I too live in MG county.

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I'm with George Washington university hospital for my gastric bypass my doctor is hope Jackson I'm so excited. Dr. Vaziri did my gallbladder surgery so I know I'm in good hands

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May Good Things happen for YOU in the Nation's Capital. Hope there aren't too many gusts of Hot Air waifting over from Congress. LOL

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