Roslin speaks to CBS News
American Medical Association recognizes obesity as a disease, as opposed to a risky life style.
Mitchell S. Roslin, MD has dedicated his professional career to the treatment of morbid obesity, and he is considered one of the best weight loss surgeons in New York. Dr. Roslin is often called upon to lend his expertise in the news. View the CBS News story here.
Today, more than a third of all adults over 20 in the U.S. are identified as obese. And yet, while there is an abundance of professional advice on how to lead a healthy lifestyle and prevent obesity, as yet many states do not have a standard of care for the treatment of obesity.
And the costs of not treatming obesity is great: Women with breast cancer have a much lower survival rate. Obesity is thought to be the leading cause of infertility. ...Type 2 diabetes, sleep apnea, high blood pressure, heart disease, and other co-morbities are just some of the dire consequences.
Dr. Roslin has been performing weight loss surgery in New York since 1994 and laparoscopic obesity surgery since 2000. He was part of the LAP-BAND® System clinical trial and has expertise in duodenal switch and revisional bariatric surgery.
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