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Dr. Jeremy Eckstein

Bariatrics
Hollywood, FL
21 years experience male

Locations

Office

Hollywood, FL

Address

4651 Sheridan Street, Suite 350, Hollywood, FL
Directions

Insurances accepted

BlueCross BlueShield

Cigna

Great Lakes Health Plan

Aetna

Medicare

About

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Bariatrics

General Surgery

Licenses

United States: Florida

Doctor Q&A

18 Answers
12 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeremy Eckstein
Bariatrics 21 years experience
No: The best thing you can do to loose weight is to reduce carbs and eliminate simple sugars from your diet.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeremy Eckstein
Bariatrics 21 years experience
Cramps after surgery: You may be presenting with a partial bowel obstruction due to adhesions. Is a common problem any time after surgery. You should seek medical evaluati... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeremy Eckstein
Bariatrics 21 years experience
Weight loss: Your bmi is too low (17.4). The fasted way to gain weight is by eating carbs. But because this is involuntary weight loss you should go to your docto... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeremy Eckstein
Bariatrics 21 years experience
Air embolism : No. Air embolism is the introduction of air into the vascular system in sufficient volumes to compromise the blood flow to a target organ (usually th... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeremy Eckstein
Bariatrics 21 years experience
Post op anemia: Most likely is a reflection of some blood loos during the surgery, which is not unusual. It takes around 3 months for your blood levels to normalize. ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeremy Eckstein
Bariatrics 21 years experience
Lap band: Brand name of an adjustable gastric band made by allergan.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeremy Eckstein
Bariatrics 21 years experience
Gastric balloon : Yes. Your BMI is 33.4. The gastric balloon is FDA approved for patients with BMI between 30 and 40.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeremy Eckstein
Bariatrics 21 years experience
What is ketosis : Ketosis is the process by which your body process the stored fat to create ketone bodies. this is done to replace sugar as the source of energy in ce... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeremy Eckstein
Bariatrics 21 years experience
Acanthosis nigricans: Darker areas of skin localized around the neck. That are sometimes related to Insulin resistance and/or diabetes type 2.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeremy Eckstein
Bariatrics 21 years experience
Sugar substitute : Chemical substance of sweet taste with few or no calories.
A member asked:
Dr. Jeremy Eckstein
Bariatrics 21 years experience
Weight loss: His weight is abnormally low for his hight. He has a bmi (body mass index) of 17.6 normal is between 19 and 25. You should have him get evaluated aga... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeremy Eckstein
Bariatrics 21 years experience
Gastric tumor: This can potentially be a very serious problem. You should follow with a gastroenterologist and a surgeon for further management.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeremy Eckstein
Bariatrics 21 years experience
Acanthosis nigricans: Acanthosis nigricans is usually a sign of Insulin resistance or in more severe cases diabetes type 2. The best treatment for this is to significantly ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeremy Eckstein
Bariatrics 21 years experience
Abdominal pain: Can by serious depending on what type of bariatric procedure you had. You should always get evaluated by a doctor when you have severe pain.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeremy Eckstein
Bariatrics 21 years experience
Anal pain: It sounds like you may have an anal fissure. Stool softeners and sits baths may help. Like always you should have it evaluated by your doctor.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeremy Eckstein
Bariatrics 21 years experience
I : I am sorry to hear about your sister. There is a high correlation between obesity and depression but is dificult to determined what came first. There... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeremy Eckstein
Bariatrics 21 years experience
Tums (calcium carbonate): Tums (calcium carbonate) is made with sucrose which is sugar.

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Testimonials
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Eckstein is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Eckstein is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
This saved my life. Thank You! I was so panicked about my symptoms.
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Thank you, I will set up another appointment.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Central University of Venezuela Faculty of Medicine
Graduated 2001MD

Residency

Maimonides Medical Center

Residency

Mount Sinai Medical Center

Awards

Resident of the Year, Maimonides Medical Center
HealthTap Doctor Mom

Affiliations

American College of Surgeons
American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

Publications

REASONS AND OUTCOMES OF LAPAROSCOPIC REVISIONAL SURGERY
CHYLOPERITONEUM AFTER LAPAROSCOPIC
EVALUATION OF MODIFIED CIRCULAR STAPLER FOR USE AS A VISEROTOMY
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