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Published on November 05, 2013

David Muir & Weight Loss Surgery

David Muir
Patient: David Muir, Frederick, MD

Location: Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center

Service: Weight Loss Surgery

Doctor: Barry Greene, MD

David Muir would tell you that in losing more than 250 pounds he found his happy ending. The energetic 33-year-old Frederick resident is the father of three with another on the way. Yet, the future wasn’t always so bright.

In February 2010, Muir reached rock bottom. At 474 pounds, routine tasks like getting in the car, seeing a movie and shopping for clothes were nearly impossible. He had lost a job because of his weight and was recently divorced.

Believing he and his son deserved better, Muir took action. He attended a free weight-loss surgery seminar at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, where he heard about gastric sleeve surgery for the first time. On April 21, 2010, he underwent the procedure that changed his life.

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