Harvard Health Blog
Gov. Christie’s weight-loss surgery: a good idea for health
Posted May 08, 2013, 4:49 pm Howard LeWine, M.D., Chief Medical Editor, Internet Publishing, Harvard Health Publications New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s revelation yesterday that he had secretly undergone weight-loss surgery back in February shouldn’t come as a big surprise. He has been publicly (and privately) struggling with his weight for years and fits the profile of a good candidate for this kind of operation.