Weight Loss With The Gastric Balloon by Dr. LAWRENCE B. COHEN, MD,MSC,FRCP

dr lawrence cohenDr. Lawrence B. Cohen is Director of and consultant in the Division of Gastroenterology and Chief of Medical Endoscopy at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. He is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto. He is a consultant gastroenterologist for Cleveland Clinic Canada.Dr. Cohen received his Master of Science in Pharmacology (University of Toronto) 1976 and his Doctor of Medicine from McMaster University in 1979. He completed his Internal Medicine Fellowship in 1984 (University of Toronto) and subspecialty training in Gastroenterology (University of Toronto) and Therapeutic Endoscopy in 1985 (Wellesley Hospital, Toronto).

Dr. Cohen is an active member of many medical associations, including the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology, Ontario Association of Gastroenterology, Canadian Medical Association, American College of Physicians and American Gastroenterology Association. He is a Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology.

Dr. Cohen has received a number of awards including; the Award in Therapeutics from McMaster University; the Young Clinicians Teacher Award from Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre; the Continuing Education award from the Boyd Academy, University of Toronto; and the Ambulatory Teaching Award, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.

Over the past twenty years, Dr. Cohen has been well published in peer-reviewed publications, and he has participated in numerous clinical trials in gastroenterology and hepatology.



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Gastric Balloon Frequently Asked Questions

All Gastric Balloon Procedures are performed by Dr. LAWRENCE B. COHEN.

Lose Weight with the Intragastric Balloon

Lose Pounds* in months
– Safe and fast followed by 6 months coaching and dietary support.
– In Europe for over 10 years, now available in Canada
– Financing Available ~ 0% down (if you qualify)
– Call 416-962-4444 Now!
– 890-A Yonge Street, Toronto

*Results may vary

Fast Forward Your Weight Loss. Now.

Our comprehensive Gastric Balloon Program includes:

* The Gastric Balloon needs no surgery, no cutting…
* Lose weight safely achieving and maintaining a happier, healthier, more fulfilled life.
* Taking control of your weight safely without the risk of surgery or drugs.

Our unique and proprietary diet and life-style management coaching doctrine and methodology includes in-person service delivery; video counselling; video conferencing; and SMS/E-Mail support. The program is intense for six months but lasts a year. Your life will be changed and you will finally feel comfortable and happy eating a sensible, normal diet, post-balloon. We’ll stay with you for six months after your balloon is extracted. After that first six months we will follow up on your progress and support you when needed with additional counseling visits up to 12 months from start.


We Have The Newest And Best Weight Loss Program For You

Our skilled medical professionals at our clinic in Toronto have dealt with all the mental and physical challenges of people who need to lose weight. Our multi-disciplined plan–including the intragastric balloon, a non-surgical weight loss alternative–can deliver the weight-loss you need. We positively change people’s lives. Offering a simple Gastric Balloon procedure supported by six months of powerful lifestyle management coaching and another six months of support, you will lose weight.

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