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My Doctor Needleman, no way. He's a shooter of clay pigeons and targets, loves the outdoors. But he plays tennis, both for enjoyment and because he is doggone good at Tim Although I can't confirm it, I suspect he has the beautifully toned legs you find in tennis and soccer males. Dr Noria runs and I suspect has competed in as many marathons as I have baking contests. So both of them not only Talk the Talk about better health & living a healthier diet, they Walk the Walk as well. And neither has reached 50 unless Dr Needlnan has had a birthday!😷&😷God Watch over and bless them, they have and are making a profound change in MY LIFE!

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At the Bariatric practice I go to everyone seems to be of average weight. There are a couple office staff that are on the chunky side but nobody obese that I’ve seen. The 3 surgeons are fit and fabulous. That said, I have seen cardiologists that should lose some lbs and hairdressers with frizzy fried hair.

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Actually my GP is quite overweight and I felt like because of it, he never took my concerns about my own weight very seriously. He would just say things like “well, if I had the magic wand for that...” (and pat his tummy) Finally I made an appt with the NP and talked/cried to her about my weight concerns. She was actually the one who suggested bariatric surgery. I love her for it : )

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My surgeon on the other hand is very fit and quite full of himself : /

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On 1/12/2014 at 9:32 AM, parisshel said:

My surgeon + staff are thin, but that is unsurprising as I live in a city where there are few overweight people. (I think they hide them or something.) I have to add that I know some cardiac surgeons who are smokers, and that really blows my mind.

That said, I would be uncomfortable consulting someone in the field of obesity and obesity research who is obese. I recall a time when I was in my twenties and I wanted to consult a therapist to see if I could find out WHY I had this weight problem. So I go to this woman who was highly recommended, but when I had my first appointment and saw she was 300 pounds, I knew I would not take anything she said seriously. Physician, help thyself!

Agreed! When I was a little Sin I saw my Grandmother's pastor doing some pretty heavy kissing on one of the nurses. He was married of course. I'll never forget that. He was a fire and brimstone type of dude too. Always had something bad to say about women and how they dress, and their proper place in the world. What a great moral compass he was!

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Obviously he subscribed to the "Do As I Say, Not as I Do" school of theology! Somebody ought to pull their accreditation, those diplomas are as bad as Trump University and I have heard a lot of people complaining of being defrauded there!

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My surgeon is normal/fit and super handsome :p I love my appointments with him hehehe eye candy

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On 1/7/2014 at 8:19 AM, HotButterFly said:

My surgeon is VERY thin, however, her husband and partner is a bariatric patient. The NP that does my fills is also banded, and I think one of the front desk girls.

I'm a patient of her husband's. I love the fact that he has a band. He understands me when I discuss issues with him.

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This thread has had me googling pics of "hot" bariatric surgeons!

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Hahaha... my surgeon is chubby. Not bariatric surgery size chubby. But he is definitely a round-faced dude (pic of him on my profile). Several of his staff have had WLS. Most are average-sized... but I'm not sure which have had the surgery and which haven't.

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My surgeon isn't fat but he doesn't make my panties wet either. (Sorry Doc if you see this please don't leave a piece of gauze inside of me. I still think your french accent is f**king hot!)

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My surgeon just recently had bypass. He’s not a huge guy but he definitely has some weight on him before.

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