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Dr. Elias Chousleb Mizrahi

Bariatrics
North Miami Beach, FL
21 years experience male

Locations

FIU-JMG Physicians

North Miami Beach, FL

Address

100 NW 170th St. Suite 410, North Miami Beach, FL
Directions

Fax

3056546858

About

Bio

Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery Including: Stomach,Reflux, gallbladder and biliary tract, pancreas adrenals, colon, small bowel and robotics

Specialties
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Bariatrics

Surgery

Doctor Q&A

20 Answers
6 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elias Chousleb Mizrahi
Bariatrics 21 years experience
Hernia: By 7 weeks the pain should be gone you should see your surgeon.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elias Chousleb Mizrahi
Bariatrics 21 years experience
Bypass: Variable depending on each patient and how committed the patient is average weight loss is about 60-70% excesss body weight at one year.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elias Chousleb Mizrahi
Bariatrics 21 years experience
Gastric bypass: Revisional surgery after bypass is complex and should only be performed by an expert. If there is something abnormal with the bypass anatomy it should... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elias Chousleb Mizrahi
Bariatrics 21 years experience
Bypass: If you have extensive abdominal surgery such as a tital colectomy a gastric bypass is not a good choice for you however you can look into other option... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elias Chousleb Mizrahi
Bariatrics 21 years experience
Reversal: Fertility experts can perform microsurgical reconstruction of the tubes however you must understand the procedure is not a guarantee.
A member asked:
Dr. Elias Chousleb Mizrahi
Bariatrics 21 years experience
Alk phos: Alkaline phosphatase comes from either obstruction of liver ducts or destruction of bone at 80+ she needs a thorough exam by a good doctor to determin... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elias Chousleb Mizrahi
Bariatrics 21 years experience
Bypass: Completely different procedures band is simpler and less effective. Restriction only bypass is more involved however has much better results in betwee... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elias Chousleb Mizrahi
Bariatrics 21 years experience
Sleeve: You should stay away from alcohol at least 6 months after weight loss surgery for several reasons. Alcohol irritates the stomach whih may be detriment... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elias Chousleb Mizrahi
Bariatrics 21 years experience
Hernia: Wounds may feel hard for several months after surgery while wounds remodel. However you should get checked for a possible recurrence.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elias Chousleb Mizrahi
Bariatrics 21 years experience
Bp: Not likely but you should seek to keep it under control since you already had one aneurysm treated.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elias Chousleb Mizrahi
Bariatrics 21 years experience
Bleeding per rectum: Should be seen by a proctologist for a physical exam and a colonoscopy. Bleeding could be from a fissure, internal hemorroids, arteriovenous malformat... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elias Chousleb Mizrahi
Bariatrics 21 years experience
Bypass: Crampy abdominal pain after bypass should promt you to visit your bariatric surgeon and may require extensive workup to rule out potential dangerous c... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elias Chousleb Mizrahi
Bariatrics 21 years experience
Postop gallbladder: Gallbladder disease has similar symptoms to other upper GI conditions. Most likely symptoms are dyspepsia. In very rare cases when a very long cystic... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elias Chousleb Mizrahi
Bariatrics 21 years experience
Post gallbladder: Loose stools after a lap chole are common. However i tou experience other symptoms such as pain or fever you should see your surgeon.
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elias Chousleb Mizrahi
Bariatrics 21 years experience
Hemorroids: Hemorroidal bleeding can be quite significant. Therefore should seek attention asap.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elias Chousleb Mizrahi
Bariatrics 21 years experience
Hemorroids: Hemmoroids that are very symptomatic should be referred for surgical treatment.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elias Chousleb Mizrahi
Bariatrics 21 years experience
Vitamins: Vitamin supplementation is extremely important after gastric bypass and there is a handful of comercially available vitamins specially formulated for... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elias Chousleb Mizrahi
Bariatrics 21 years experience
Endocrine: Most university hospitals have endocrine departments. Some well known ones are mayo rochester, hopkins, but there are many others.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elias Chousleb Mizrahi
Bariatrics 21 years experience
Pancreatitis: Variable depending on the cause and the severity. Range can be from a few days to several months. Most common causes in the us include gallstones and ... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Chousleb Mizrahi is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank u. I have been thru so Very much, because of a medical mistake. Years ago. It has left me, to were I look for myself for help. Thank u
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! Thank you very much Dr.
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Thanks for your quick reply! My resting BP is always right around 96/55

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Universidad Ana
Graduated 2001MD

Residency

New York HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER OF QUEENS

Awards

Assistant Professor of Surgery Florida International University
Assistant Clerkship Director. Surgery. Florida International University
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), 2002 International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO), 2012 Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS), 2002 Indianapolis Medical Society (IMS), 2002 Ameri
AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS
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