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Cheyenne, WY, United States, 2020/11/23 - 20Lighter Announces Orthopedic Surgery Alliance Focused on Improving the Health of Patients Prior to Orthopedic Surgery to Enhance Positive Outcomes and Recovery - 20Lighter.com.
20Lighter, LLC, a comprehensive weight loss program delivering dramatic health improvements through reductions of visceral fat and inflammation today announced an alliance with Dr. Cambize Shahrdar of The Orthopedic Clinic in Shreveport. The alliance focuses on offering orthopedic patients an effective option dedicated to lowering their weight and improving their health in a meaningful way, resulting in a better surgical recovery and quality of life. 20Lighter is delighted to assist Dr. Shahrdar’s patients, making it possible for more patients to achieve major progress on their weight and related conditions prior to an orthopedic surgical procedure.
“Studies have shown patients with lower BMI and HbA1c experience lower rates of complications and improved functional outcomes after orthopedic surgery,” said Dr. Jessica Barnes, CEO of 20Lighter. “We are excited about the opportunity to work with Dr. Shahrdar’s patients to improve their health and patient journey.”
About 20Lighter, LLC
20Lighter (20lighter.com) is an award-winning program tackling obesity and cardiometabolic disease by targeting causative factors on physiological, nutritional, and behavioral levels. Its unique multimodal design delivers dramatic reductions of inflammation and visceral fat, the holy grail of cardiovascular and metabolic disease. This breakthrough strategy results in sustainable clinically meaningful improvements, better health and enhanced quality of life. 20Lighter clinical data has been presented in two dozen international medical conferences, including the American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions and the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) the Liver Meeting this month, and is the subject of four peer-reviewed publications.
About Dr. Cambize Shahrdar
Dr. Shahrdar is a partner in The Orthopaedic Clinic in Shreveport, LA where he introduced the innovative anterior total hip replacement procedure to Northwest Louisiana. An alumnus of the University of Miami School of Medicine, he completed an internship and residency at LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport where he served as chief resident. Throughout his career, Dr. Shahrdar has authored and coauthored numerous scientific papers and participated in presentations at clinical meetings. He has also actively taught many orthopaedic residents and other practicing surgeons the anterior approach to hip replacement as well as the gap balancing technique in knee replacement surgery. Dr. Shahrdar is Board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and American College of Surgeons.