I had my gastric banding surgery performed in January of 2006. I reached my goal weight in December of 2006. I have lost 85 pounds. * Please note - Results and individual symptoms may vary.
Absolutely this is one of the most talented, caring and wonderful doctors I have ever met. His procedure changed my life and I cannot say how profoundly thankful I am to have him as a doctor!
What a wonderful doctor! He has, for sure, improved my life and I am forever grateful!
Dr. Michaelson is an amazing doctor. He is very thorough in explaining the surgery procedure. He answers all questions no matter how stupid you might think they are. * Please note - Results and...
Dr. Michaelson is wonderful! He is down to earth and truly cares about his patients. He takes time to help you understand procedures, etc.
He seemed very caring right from the start. I still think that to be the case. The office staff is very friendly and helpful. I really liked the way he introduced himself. He gave me his first name....
The doctor was knowledgeable and builds confidence. I also work with him as a nurse caring for his post-op patients. His office has an excellent staff and follow-up program. It's odd they all seem to...
Friendly, sincere, bright, reassuring! His office staff is awesome. All the staff I met were banded and willing to share their experience, strength and hope. He strongly encourages aftercare. NWWLS...
My first impression of the doctor was that he was very nice and knew what he was talking about. He took over an hour and a half to explain everything about the procedure to me. I never felt rushed or...
Mary Lynn R.
The doctors are great. I had some complications as a result of my pre-op testing and my doctor was very concerned and very available to me whenever I had a question. I e-mailed him directly, and he...
Before my gastric band, I weighed 325 pounds and had a BMI of 56 and I was sure I would die prematurely because of my weight. I had the choice to either continue on my path of self-destruction or...
Dr. Chock explained everything at the seminar in a way I could understand. I appreciate her being my doctor. Losing 100 pounds has made me more active and confident.
A friend of mine who I had watched lose weight successfully and keep it off introduced me to the Lapband®. Their after-care program really impressed me and is where their advantage really shines....
By going through the process of losing more than 100 pounds, I became so much more confident in myself ... I like taking care of my health and working out. And it feels great to show my daughter that...
I appreciated the support offered by the staff. I didn't have to wait for a doctor or nurse to call me back. Any question I had about what to eat or whether I needed an adjustment, the staff could...
There may be a lot of surgeons today who perform Lapband® surgery, but the key to success for me was the before and after-surgery services offered here. Their support groups. The availability of the...
I used to work as an accountant. Then a realtor. But I was never passionate about my work. The Lapband® is something I'm passionate about. It changed my life. Now, I work here to help spread the...