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  • Welcome To Nanticoke Weight Loss
    & General Surgery

    They started with propecia 1 mg, but reduced the dose to 0.5 mg because of pain in the testicles. The reduced dose has no side effects for me. Libido has never been a problem. I take for the leaving line of hair and start to notice small results in 10 months.

    At Nanticoke Weight Loss & General Surgery, our goal is to provide quality and compassionate care to all of our patients. Our team is made up of understanding and caring professionals. We are committed to supporting you throughout your weight loss journey, whether that journey. Our team includes your surgeon, your bariatrician, the program coordinator, and a registered dietitian. Whether you are being cared for by our medical weight loss team or are having surgery, we are here for you every step of the way.

  • Nanticoke Weight Loss

    Surgical Weight Loss

    Weight loss surgeries are performed using ½ inch incisions (laparoscopic surgery) resulting in decreased pain, faster recovery and shorter hospital stays. Our experienced surgeon performs sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass and duodenal switch surgeries.

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  • Nanticoke Weight Loss

    Medical Weight Loss

    Our doctor-supervised weight loss program in Seaford, DE is led by Dr. Palavecino, a Board Certified Internist and Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine. Dr. Palavecino helps with the diagnosis and staging of the disease and develops an individualized program to achieve each patient’s weight loss goal.

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  • Nanticoke Weight Loss


    Whether you are considering weight loss surgery or medical weight loss, we hold several free educational events and support groups each month that are open to the general public.

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Meet Our Team

Nanticoke Weight Loss & General Surgery is here to support you as you move through your weight loss journey. We offer a holistic approach for the treatment of obesity, including both surgical and medical weight loss solutions. As with any comprehensive weight loss program, your care will include diet education, behavioral therapy and support for necessary lifestyle changes. Our multidisciplinary team includes experts in their fields. Our team treats you like family and is available to support you throughout your journey.

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  • Success Stories

    Nanticoke Weight Loss

    Our patients have great healthy weight loss success stories to share! Read about the success they’ve had with programs at Nanticoke Weight Loss & General Surgery - or let their before and after photos speak for themselves!

    Pictured Right: Kathy Mays

    Dr. Waked’s Office and staff have given me the proper information and tools to improve my eating and exercise habits. This lifestyle change is something I have embraced with open arms... Life is good and I feel awesome!

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Nutrition Blog

Listening to Your Gut Feeling: The Scoop on Fiber

March 22nd, 2017

While most know that fiber is beneficial for healthy digestion, many often miss the other benefits of fiber and why it is such an important part of a healthy diet. How is it that something that we don’t even digest can help to keep us healthy? Let’s take a look. Fiber is actually the part of the plant that we cannot break down, digest, and use for energy. There are lots of different types of fiber, many of which you