Medical Bariatrics Articles

Sedentary lifestyle - A lifestyle that is predominantly inactive. Those who sit for 5 or more hours a day.

Weight-loss surgery helps people who have tried everything to lose weight such as exercise and diet-control. It is very effective in reducing significant amount of weight in obese and severely obese people. Commonly known as bariatric surgery, it is proved to have long-term health benefits.

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Thomas W. Clark, M.D. is a Bariatric Surgeon at the Center for Weight Loss Success and Program Medical Director at the Sentara CarePlex in Hampton, VA. Dr. Clark graduated from Davidson College and The Wake Forest University School of Medicine in North Carolina. He is certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is also one of the rare bariatric surgeons also certified by the American Board of Bariatric Medicine as a bariatric physician. Dr. Clark is a member of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and the American Medical Association.