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Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)
Free. Comprehensive Weight Loss Assessment & Nutritional Evaluation
Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: University of Saskatchewan
Medical: MD, University of Saskatchewan
Post-Medical School TrainingResidency: 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 157 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.
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