What is ALSA Pakistan?
We are a group of dedicated physicians committed to delivering exceptional healthcare based on international standards. Our unwavering belief in our ethos drives us to place the patient at the heart of every decision and action we take. With an unyielding focus on their well-being, we channel our sincere efforts towards providing the utmost level of care and support. At the core of our practice is the belief that every individual deserves compassionate and thorough medical attention, and we strive to surpass expectations in fulfilling this commitment.
ALSA Pakistan started with a vision of Dr Tahir Yunus to improve healthcare delivery in his home country. After completing his graduation from the King Edward Medical University Lahore in 2000, he moved to the United States of America to complete his training in general surgery at the William Beaumont Hospital in Michigan. He achieved the American board of Surgery certification in the year 2008, and then proceeded to the University of California San Francisco to complete advanced fellowship training in advanced laparoscopic, bariatric and upper gastrointestinal surgery with the pioneer of Laparoscopic bariatric surgery, Dr. Kelvin Higa. He further pursued his understanding of obesity by completing the American board of obesity medicine certification. He moved to Jeddah- Saudi Arabia where he was the chairman of surgery at the International Medical Center hospital and practised as a consultant surgeon performing advance laparoscopic surgery for 10 years. In the year 2020, he moved back to Lahore-Pakistan to provide his advanced clinical services in his home country.
Obesity is a Major Health Concern!
Obesity poses a significant health concern in today’s society. It is the cause of several chronic conditions such as high blood pressure, migraines, diabetes, joint diseases, infertility, asthma, PCOS, NASH, elevated cholesterol, other cardiovascular disease and even some cancers have been linked to obesity. Recent reports have suggested that more than half of the world’s population will suffer from obesity by 2035. Furthermore, obesity can have a profound impact on mental health, leading to feelings of isolation and depression. Perhaps most distressing is the loss of freedom experienced by individuals affected by obesity, as it can make them reliant on others help even for the simplest of tasks. Additionally, obesity affects the weight control center in the brain, further complicating the challenge of managing weight. It is crucial to address obesity as a pressing issue, prioritizing preventive measures and promoting healthier lifestyles to combat its adverse effects
Weight control center in brain
The weight control center in the brain regulates body weight. When the weight control center is functioning properly, it helps regulate appetite, signaling when to start eating and when to stop. It also adjusts the metabolic rate to efficiently use energy from the food. In the case of obesity, the weight control center becomes dysregulated, leading to imbalances in appetite, satiety, and metabolism. This can result in increased hunger, reduced feelings of fullness, and a tendency to store excess energy as fat.
Effective Weight Loss Methods
Losing weight is an exasperatingly difficult journey and its complexity lies in its multi-dimensional nature. With distinct goals and targets, everyone’s path to weight loss differs. It is important to understand your body, its specific needs, and any underlying factors that may affect your weight loss journey.
Weight loss involves a range of options, and it is essential to determine what suits your body best. There is no one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to achieving weight loss goals. Each person’s body is unique, and what works for one may not work for another.
There are three major ways for weight loss;
Counseling: Providing guidance and support to help you make the necessary lifestyle changes.
When lifestyle modifications alone are not sufficient for achieving weight loss goals, medical intervention may be considered. These medications are specifically designed to aid in reducing body weight by targeting various aspects of metabolism, appetite control, or fat absorption.
Weight Loss Surgery
If you have a
Then weight loss surgery is the most suitable and effective solution for weight loss.
At ALSA Pakistan, we pride ourselves on offering a comprehensive range of services to support your weight loss journey. Our dedicated team of professionals is committed to guiding and assisting you at every step, ensuring that you make informed decisions with confidence. Whether it’s providing expert medical advice, personalized treatment plans, or ongoing support, we are here to empower you in achieving your weight loss goals. Trust ALSA Pakistan for compassionate care and exceptional services tailored to your unique needs. Take the first step towards a healthier, happier you with ALSA Pakistan.
Advanced Lahore Surgi-Med Associates
With our state-of-the-art facility that abides by the global medical standards for general and advanced laparoscopic surgeries at ALSA
Pakistan, we offer you the following services with the promise of intensive pre and post-operative care.
Sleeve Gastrectomy Surgery
With the minimally invasive laparoscopic technique, we help you lose weight by reducing the stomach size by 70%-80%. It limits food consumption and enhances satiety....Read More
We treat diabetes and metabolic dysfunctions with the best suitable metabolic surgery that relieves the symptoms of the other comorbidities, such as heart disease, hypertension, sleep apnea, etc.....Read More
Roux-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery
The weight-loss experts reduce the stomach size in Roux-Y gastric bypass and reroute the remaining functional part with the Roux appendage of the small intestine.....Read More
ALSA offers a team of expert and unmatched professionals. They hold themselves to the highest standards and are able to meet them by continuously monitoring and enhancing the achievements of their efforts.
Dr. Tahir Yunus
Bariatric and Laparoscopic Surgeon
At ALSA Pakistan, American-qualified bariatric surgeon Dr. Tahir Yunus offers superior proficiency in minimally invasive surgery. To treat obesity, he is constantly experiencing the latest techniques and strategies to provide the best surgical options for their patients.
Dr. Muhammad Mohsin
Dr. Muhammad Mohsin is the best-known pediatric surgeon in Pakistan. He recently affiliated with ALSA Pakistan to better serve in the area of pediatric surgery. Moreover, he uses advanced laparoscopic techniques for pediatric surgeries, allowing children to return to normal activities the next day.
I had a miserable life with sleep apnea and had to use the CPAP machine always, having a sleeve gastrectomy surgery with Dr. Yunus cured the sleep apnea and has made life much easier.
I was able cure my back and knee pains and start enjoying life after having bariatric surgery, thanks for your professional care Dr. Yunus.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is ALSA Pakistan?
It is a platform that houses experienced surgeons of different fields to offer you the surgical services you may ever need according to the international medical standards for surgery.
What is Bariatric Surgery?
Mal-absorptive or restrictive weight loss surgeries such as sleeve gastrectomy, mini gastric bypass, and Roux-Y gastric bypass are bariatric surgeries.
What is laparoscopic surgery?
Instead of a 1-3 inches long incision, the surgeon makes three 1-3 mm incisions to insert a tube with a camera and light (laparoscope) and surgical instruments to perform the laparoscopic surgery.
Recovery from laparoscopic surgery?
As the surgery is minimally invasive and the incisions are tiny, recovery from laparoscopic surgery is much quicker than open surgery, 5-7 days only.
Who needs bariatric surgery?
Typically, obese people with BMI 35-40 or more, especially those who suffer from weight-related health issues, are the candidates for bariatric surgery.
Why ALSA for pediatric surgery?
At ALSA Pakistan, we treat your child with advanced minimally invasive techniques; laparoscopic surgery is less risky and heals quicker than open surgery.
The Call for Bariatric Surgery in Pakistan
According to a local report, Pakistan is the 9th country of the world with the most obese and corpulent people. The most crucial point of concern that more than 21% population is facing today is obesity. The overweight and bulkiness, being the problem apprehended across the board, need to be scrutinized timely. Today, due to wrong and faulty eating habits with sketchy physical exercise, the calamitous hitch of obesity has been increasing speedily with each passing day. As a result, people are either losing sleep and getting panic over this catastrophe or facing severe health issues, including severe heart problems.
Bariatric Surgeries with Lowest-Cost Possible
We not only provide proficient Bariatric and laparoscopic surgeries, with the lowest cost possible, but do provide step-by-step guidance throughout the journey to maintain your fitness for a lifetime. When an individual decides to get Bariatric surgery in Pakistan from us, he receives a complete package of surgery and a diet plan with a suitable exercise plan from us.
Swing of Bariatric Surgery
To eliminate excess weight and bulkiness, people have started to opt for Bariatric Surgery & weight loss surgery in Pakistan. Now here in Pakistan, Bariatric Surgery is fast emerging as an absolute and definite therapeutic alternative for obesity with cost-efficiency and a high success rate.
The Entailing Components of our Surgery
- Health & nutrition tips.
- Diet plans are precisely personalized.
- Complete medical care after surgery
Comprehensive Care for your Prosperity
Our team cares deeply about giving definitive treatment. It is recognized here that the Bariatric Surgery for Weight Loss does not stand alone for staying fit and promoting long-lasting weight loss, so overall holistic healthcare is also provided to maintain your needs and quality of life. With the collaboration of multi-disciplinary staff with an experienced doctor, we provide an ultimate plan for obesity.
Services across the Country-Wide
The leading and noble Bariatric Surgeon in Lahore, Dr. Tahir, being the authentic and most trusted consultant and surgeon, provides the most uncomplicated and relaxed surgeries. Physically available in Lahore, but people from other cities, including Karachi, Islamabad, Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Gujrat, Multan, and Peshawar, etc. visit him explicitly and routinely to keep themselves fit and healthy!
How ALSA Pakistan has transmuted the Bariatric Surgery
We are here with one of the proficient Weight Loss Surgeons in Lahore. Dr. Tahir is a general consultant & Bariatric Surgeon in Pakistan who practices in a well-known hospital as a senior doctor. Serving the people for more than 11 years, he has shown complete dedication and devotion towards his work and people by treating them very best. All the progress and changes in surgical technology are quickly absorbed by ALSAPakistan, leaving it in the frontline always.
The Remarkable ALSA Pakistan for Weight Loss
Obesity, being the global health problem, contributes to various life-threatening diseases, like diabetes mellitus and coronary artery disease. The traditional weight-loss method has gone failed with increasing and compact obesity.
The Success Rate of Bariatric Surgery
This surgery is a proven mechanism for long-term weight loss. Researches have shown that more than 20% of body fat vanishes away with a successful Weight Loss surgery. The process of losing weight in bulk starts after around 30 days of surgery.
We provide the Advance Surgeries procedure
Several types of bariatric surgeries are provided by the experienced and practiced surgeon according to the suitability