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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Surgery - General

Memberships

American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)

Consultation Fee

Free. Comprehensive Weight Loss Assessment & Nutritional Evaluation

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: University of Saskatchewan
    Medical: MD, University of Saskatchewan
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: General Surgery, McMaster University
    Fellowship: Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center

Treatments offered at Beverly Hills Physicians

Most popular answers from Monali Misra, MD, FACS

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Sleeve Gastrectomy or Gastric Bypass Surgery?

In my opinion, both procedures are effective for weight loss. Gastric Sleeve is less invasive, has less down time and quicker recovery time. You will... READ MORE

Is it a good idea to get a gastric sleeve then lipo/BBL for current weight of 250 lbs at 5'4"?

Hi, Yes. If you are committed and ready to make the lifestyle and behavior modifications necessary for a sleeve gastrectomy to be safe and effective,... READ MORE

What is Your Opinion of the Sleeve?

Gastric bypass is an effective weight loss procedure that has been around for over 30 years. People lose ~70% of their excess weight in ~12-18mos.... READ MORE

20 year old trying to lose weight.

Hi, thanks for your question. 20 year old trying to lose weight does not sound silly at all. You may be surprised to know that you are not alone.... READ MORE

Would like to remove band for sleeve?

Hi, This is a great question, as I am sure there are many other people in a very similar situation. I strongly recommend an in depth consultation... READ MORE

28 - Female w/ PCOS - Am I a good candidate for VSG? (Photo)

There are many factors that determine if you are a good candidate for the VSG. This is a procedure that will require lifelong commitment to behavior... READ MORE

I Had my Lapband 5 Years Ago. I Lost 150 Lbs. Fairly Quickly. It Stopped and I Have 150 to Go. What Should I Do? I'm Gaining Now

If your port has flipped or if you have problem eating or excessively throwing up, you will need to remove the band ASAP. The band is doing no good... READ MORE

Which Surgery Will I Benefit from Most? Liposuction or Gastric Sleeve (photo)

First and foremost, liposuction or for that matter, tummy tuck is not a weight loss surgery procedure; rather, they are body contouring procedures and... READ MORE

Will Lap Band Removal Always Result in Weight Gain?

It is not crazy to think about lapband removal after successful weight loss. As you have made the necessary lifestyle and behavior changes needed for... READ MORE

Is it possible that the balloon for the ORBERA balloon surgery can pop? Also can you exercise (push ups/sit ups)?

It is very difficult to actually pop the balloon, but it is possible to develop a leak. The chance of this occurring is probably about 1% or less. ... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Misra

Monali Misra, MD, FACS has shared 8 before and after pictures with 159 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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Experience
Practicing for 15 year.
Board Certifications
Board-certified by the American Board of Surgery - General
Memberships
American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)
Consultation Fee

Free. Comprehensive Weight Loss Assessment & Nutritional Evaluation

Education
  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: University of Saskatchewan
    Medical: MD, University of Saskatchewan
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: General Surgery, McMaster University
    Fellowship: Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center

Before and After Photos




Sleeve Gastrectomy or Gastric Bypass Surgery?

In my opinion, both procedures are effective for weight loss. Gastric Sleeve is less invasive, has less down time and quicker recovery time. You will... READ MORE

Is it a good idea to get a gastric sleeve then lipo/BBL for current weight of 250 lbs at 5'4"?

Hi, Yes. If you are committed and ready to make the lifestyle and behavior modifications necessary for a sleeve gastrectomy to be safe and effective,... READ MORE

What is Your Opinion of the Sleeve?

Gastric bypass is an effective weight loss procedure that has been around for over 30 years. People lose ~70% of their excess weight in ~12-18mos.... READ MORE

20 year old trying to lose weight.

Hi, thanks for your question. 20 year old trying to lose weight does not sound silly at all. You may be surprised to know that you are not alone.... READ MORE

Would like to remove band for sleeve?

Hi, This is a great question, as I am sure there are many other people in a very similar situation. I strongly recommend an in depth consultation... READ MORE

28 - Female w/ PCOS - Am I a good candidate for VSG? (Photo)

There are many factors that determine if you are a good candidate for the VSG. This is a procedure that will require lifelong commitment to behavior... READ MORE

I Had my Lapband 5 Years Ago. I Lost 150 Lbs. Fairly Quickly. It Stopped and I Have 150 to Go. What Should I Do? I'm Gaining Now

If your port has flipped or if you have problem eating or excessively throwing up, you will need to remove the band ASAP. The band is doing no good... READ MORE

Which Surgery Will I Benefit from Most? Liposuction or Gastric Sleeve (photo)

First and foremost, liposuction or for that matter, tummy tuck is not a weight loss surgery procedure; rather, they are body contouring procedures and... READ MORE

Will Lap Band Removal Always Result in Weight Gain?

It is not crazy to think about lapband removal after successful weight loss. As you have made the necessary lifestyle and behavior changes needed for... READ MORE

Is it possible that the balloon for the ORBERA balloon surgery can pop? Also can you exercise (push ups/sit ups)?

It is very difficult to actually pop the balloon, but it is possible to develop a leak. The chance of this occurring is probably about 1% or less. ... READ MORE

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