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The Journey to Successful Weight Loss & Surgery w NYU Langone Medical Center's Dr. Marina Kurian

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Marine welcomes Dr. Marina Kurian, Assistant Professor of Surgery and Medical Director for the Surgical Weight Loss Program at NYU Langone Medical Center in New York City. Accepted into a combined six year accelerated college/medical school program at Albany Medical College, Dr. Kurian completed her surgical training at Albany Medical Center where she began to develop her interest in obesity management. After residency, Dr. Kurian finished an advanced laparascopic fellowship at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York. Dr. Kurian has educated other surgeons in New York City and throughout the country in minimally invasive surgical techniques and continues to be involved in surgeon education. Dr. Kurian has performed nearly two thousand weight loss surgery procedures since starting her practice in New York in 2000 and she has presented articles and given lectures worldwide as well as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES). She is also a member of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery, the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, and the Association of Women Surgeons. She has numerous publications and book chapters in laparoscopic literature. Dr. Kurian has numerous appearances on television, including Dateline and the Today Show. Dr. Kurian's bestselling book, "Weight Loss Surgery for Dummies" is a leading publication in the WLS genre and includes a written contribution from one of her most famous celebrity patients, Al Roker from The Today Show on NBC. To purchase the book and read the Five Star Reviews, go to: http://www.amazon.com/Weight-Surgery-Dummies-Marina-Kurian/dp/0764584472 For more on Dr. Marina Kurian, please visit the NYU Thin for Life website: http://thinforlife.med.nyu.edu