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Head doctor and gastroenterologist of our weight loss clinic in Abu Dhabi

Dr. Abdulhadi Affan Quadri, he is also the director of North American gastroenterology was selected 3 times in a row as the Top gastroenterologist by Jacksonville magazine and get Lawlor Award from American College of Gastroenterology. He has the 25 years of experience as the gastroenterologist and was also the director of North FL Gastroenterology Research and Private Practice in Orange Park, FL. He himself takes the personal care of all the patients.

If diet and exercise doesn’t work to reduce your weight and you doest prefer the surgical way to weight loss then North American gastroenterologist clinic is the best option available for you we use an Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty method a newer way to get rid of your excess weight in endoscopic sleeves gastroplasty  method a suturing device is used to reduce the size of your stomach.

But Endoscopic sleeves gastroplasty required a little commitment from you its success rate increases when you limit your self from excess eating, making permanent healthy changes to a healthy life and making a schedule of regular exercise that’s why this method to weight loss is minimally invasive and reduce the risk and danger of operative complications.

Dr. Affan
non surgical weight loss

Why it's done

Apart from reducing your weight it also lowers the risk and various health problems which are very common in surgical weight loss treatments:

  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • Sleep apnea
  • Heart disease and stroke
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • High blood pressure

If, we talk about the cost as expected its much cheaper than other surgical weight loss treatments and always within your budget.

So do visit our weight loss clinic in Abu Dhabi and fix your appointment with Dr. Affan Quadri the best gastroenterologist.

How you prepare for Weight Loss

There is a set of procedure and various test are performed to see whether ESQ is a right choice for you, most of the time it’s the best option if any other weight loss treatment doesn’t work.

To prepare yourself you have to work on two things.

1. Eating- It’s not the doctor who will put the efforts, little efforts are also required from you a major shift have to be done in the eating habits and must follow the diet that is suggested by Dr. Affan Quadri.

2. Behavior- its well be a good idea if you to involve your family members in this process, they make you feel good and give you mental strength which helps you to change your behavior.

Who it's for

As we stated above we do a couple of tests to see does this option is a right choice for your body or not we also look to the past records of how beneficial the other weight loss treatment for you if having to go through them.

There is one set of standard which we follow is people with the BMI of above 30 are the right candidate for Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty. And its only for those people who have the commitment to a healthy life, who can adjust and make new changes to the diet and living.

  1. Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty isn’t good for for
  2. A hiatal hernia larger than 3 centimeters and
  3. who has gastrointestinal bleeding
  4. who’s had prior stomach surgery

What you can expect

Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty is done in the endoscopy unit as an outpatient procedure. General anesthesia is used for the procedure, so you’ll be unconscious. Endoscopic Sleeve gastroplasty is done in the endoscopy unit in the North American gastroenterologist. First Dr. Affan Quadri gives you the anesthesia to that the procedure quiet you will be unconscious for the hours.

The procedure is done using an endoscope, a flexible tube with a camera and an endoscopic suturing device attached. The endoscope is inserted down your throat into the stomach. The tiny camera allows the doctor operating the endoscope (endoscopist) to see and operate inside your stomach without making incisions in your abdomen. The procedure of Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty (ESG) starts with an insertion of a flexible tube from your throat to your stomach.

The tube is laced with the tiny camera which allows Dr to see the actual situation of your stomach. With the help of endoscope the doctor place 12 sutures in your tummy. Sutures are used to change the structure of your stomach, it restricts the calories absorption amount of your body a major reason for excess weight.

This procedure takes around 90 minutes after the ESQ you will be in a recovery room, doctor and other medical staff also monitor any likely complications. The 90% of people also go for home on the same day and if people are not feeling good so they may stay at the clinic for 4-5 hours or less it completely depends upon how your body responds to the change.

If you find this process a right fit for your healthy life does visit our weight loss clinic in Abu Dhabi.

What after endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty

After the successful ESG, we prefer patients to not to eat for about eight hours and not lift heavy things.

Then you can start taking only liquid diets, like juices which prescribed by the doctor, you have to continue liquid diet up to approx 2-3 weeks and over four weeks, you can start taking semi-solid foods, after this a can regular to only a healthy diet. Your weekly checkups will be on at our weight loss clinic in Abu Dhabi it’s all depends upon your how your body is responding to change.

You also have to meet a nutritionist and psychologist, its suggested.


Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty can lead to significant weight loss. The amount of weight you lose also depends on how much you can change your lifestyle habits. Endoscopic sleeves will defiantly result in your natural slim body but as we said to increase its success rate you have to change your eating habits and switch to a healthy lifestyle, such as:

  1. Fiber-rich diets
  2. Vegetable juices

And do exercise and yoga to remain in shape.

If we see some studies on the results of ESG it’s being found that a person with 38 BMI  losses an average weight loss of 39 pounds (17.8 kg) after 6 months. and 42 pounds (19 kg).after a period of 12 years. In a study of people with a BMI of about 45, Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty resulted in an average weight loss of about 73 pounds (33 kg) during the 1st 6 months.

Studies also found that people who go through the ESG they also found relief from some problems like.

  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Heart disease or stroke
  • Severe sleep apnea
  • High blood pressure

If you want to see the same change just visit our weight loss clinic in Abu Dhabi.


In early studies on endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty, the procedure has shown a favorable safety profile. Pain and nausea may occur for several days after ESQ but these symptoms are usually managed with pain and nausea medications. Most people feel better after two days.

There is no as such risk associated with Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty, Dr. Affan Quadri is an expert in this field and uses standard practices to reduce weight. The common symptoms people my face is pain and nausea which can easily we taken care with medications and its only last for 2-3 days we also suggest the patience if they feel anything uncomfortable apart from these two symptoms they should immediately contact us if somehow, endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty doesn’t work we suggest to reversed and convert it to safe bariatric surgery.

Take the path to a healthy life; visit our Weight loss clinic in Abu Dhabi.

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