Blog Articles

Dr. Marina Kurian in the news!

Click here to see recent articles and press releases for Dr. Kurian: From SAGES: FDA Approval of ReShape™ Dual Balloon Marks Significant Step for the Weight Loss Program in Helping at Risk Group of Patients Obesity is on the rise and is a...

Apr 17th, 2017
Disordered Eating

I do a weekly radio show and have some really great guests that have some great information. I am going to try to update my blog with shows that relate to weight loss surgery. I know many of you listen to my show (more of you should!)

Apr 17th, 2017
Sleeve Gastrectomy or Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy

Here’s part of an article I wrote for a newsletter Sleeve Gastrectomy: The New Kid on the Block Maybe the title is a little misleading. Sleeve gastrectomy or vertical sleeve gastrectomy has been around for weight loss since 2001. Sleeve gastrectomy...

Apr 17th, 2017
Gastric Balloons ReShape and Orbera: question and answer

Frequently Asked Balloon Questions: Dr. Marina Kurian is the first surgeon in the United States to be trained on the Orbera balloon. She is excited about adding the balloon to the armamentarium of weight loss methods that she offers.

Dec 14th, 2015
Gastric Banding Rules…and sometimes sleeve

This is a list I created for my patients to help them get out of trouble, and then i thought, “What if it keeps them out of trouble?” Pardon the almost run-ons! Loads of info to get out. Good rules to follow for great reasons! GASTRIC BANDING RULES...

Nov 5th, 2015
Gastric Balloon or Belly Balloon

Something new in the treatment and prevention of obesity? Intragastric Balloons The FDA has approved two new devices for weight loss. The devices are known as the Orbera and Reshape Dual Balloon or the intragastric balloons. Balloons?

Nov 4th, 2015
Where Does it Stop? Yup…Organic Homemade Dog Biscuits

So I got a dog. Ok, technically, my daughter wanted a dog, my husband caved , my son was all in, and i was leading a silent cheer for dogdom, trying to stop my face from splitting into two from sheer unadulterated happiness.

Oct 16th, 2015
Esophageal function in weight loss surgery

This is an article I wrote for the NYU weight management program newsletter a couple of years ago: I updated it a little. We have only one esophagus so we have to be really good to it. The esophagus has one job- to squeeze whatever we...

Oct 16th, 2015