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Best Bariatric Surgeons in Long Island, NY

Best bariatric surgeons in long island, NY

Below are the best bariatric surgeons serving the greater Long Island, NY. Find the best bariatric surgeons in Long Island, NY.

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Dr. Collin Brathwaite

Dr. Collin Brathwaite is the Chairman of Surgery and the Chief of the Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery and Director of the Bariatric Surgery Program at NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island on Long Island New York.

Dr. Collin Brathwaite is graduated from Howard University College Of Medicine medical school in 1983. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as NYU Langone Health Tisch Hospital and NYU Langone Health Tisch Hospital. 1 516 663-1430

Gastric Banding, Gastric Bypass and Sleeve Gastrectomy

Dr. Arif Ahmad

Dr. Arif Ahmad MD, FRCS, FACS is recognized as one of America’s top surgeons. He specializes in minimally invasive surgery. This cutting-edge surgery is done with small incisions and minimal pain and scarring.

Dr. Arif Ahmad completed his Medical School and residency, he trained in the UK and obtained the FRCS (England and Edinburgh). He then did an eighteen-month advanced training (fellowship) in Harvard Medical School. This was followed by another five-year residency at the University of Connecticut. 1 631-689-0220

Gastric bypass, the lap band and the sleeve gastrectomy.

Dr. Hesham Atwa

Dr. Hesham Atwa is the senior surgeon at Long Island Laparoscopic Doctorssm with more than 19 years of experience in Advanced Laparoscopic, Open and Bariatric Surgery.

Dr. Hesham Atwa is graduated from U Ein Shams, Cairo medical school in 1991. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Mather Hospital and Peconic Bay Medical Center. 1 631-904-0156

Gastric Bypass, Revision/Conversion of Prior Procedure, Gastric Sleeve

Dr. Piotr J. Gorecki

Dr. Piotr Gorecki was the first surgeon in the Brooklyn, Queens, and Long Island area to introduce laparoscopic surgery and minimally invasive techniques to obesity surgery.

Dr. Piotr J. Gorecki is graduated from Nicolas Copernicus Acad Med medical school in 1991. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. 1 718-780-3288

Gastric Bypass, Gastrointestinal Surgery, and Laparoscopic Surgery.

Long Island, NY Bariatric Weight Loss Surgeon | Jon Leung DO, FACOS

Dr. Jon Leung

Dr. Leung was born in Hong Kong and is fluent in Cantonese. He grew up locally in Valley Stream, Long Island. Dr. Leung is very passionate about many things in life, a former competitive swimmer, a tennis player and a violinist to name a few.

Dr. Jon Leung is graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science (Eberly College of Science, Dean’s List) and then earned his medical degree from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in May 2009. 1 617 804-6767

Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, LapBand, Gastric Bypass, Revisional Surgery

Ghaith Khair, MD - East Setauket, NY - General Surgery

Dr. Ghaith Khair

Dr. Khair joined Long Island Laparoscopic Doctors in November 2019 coming from St Agnes Hospital in Baltimore where he completed a fellowship in Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery in one of the busiest programs in the state of Maryland.

Dr. Khair earned his medical degree in 1998 from The University of Jordan, and then pursued a career in general surgery in the United Kingdom where he completed three years of surgical training, during which he obtained the membership of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. 1 844-833-2977

Gastric Bypass, Revision/Conversion of Prior Procedure, Gastric Sleeve

Toniann Balistreri Bariatric Coordinator Long Island Laparoscopic Doctors

Dr. Toniann Balistreri

Dr. Toniann enjoys educating, motivating and being the cheerleader that patients want and need during their weight loss journey and after.

Dr. Toniann Balistreri did her Medical School for Delaware University. Dr. Atwa received both the Resident Achievement Award from the Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons and the Outstanding Resident in Surgery during his final year of residency. 1 631-430 4296

Gastric bypass, the lap band and the sleeve gastrectomy.

David Buchin, M.D., '01 | New York Medical College

Dr. David Buchin

Dr. David Buchin is the founder of both LI Obesity Surgery, and the bariatric program at Huntington Hospital, where he serves as the Director of Bariatric Surgery.

Dr. Buchin earned his medical degree from New York Medical College, he completed his surgical residency at North Shore LIJ Health System. He went on to complete one of the top Minimally Invasive Surgery and Bariatric Surgery fellowships in the country at Westchester Medical Center. 1 631 351-2024

Gastric Bypass, Revision/Conversion of Prior Procedure, Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Band


Best Bariatric Surgeons in Long Island, New York 

Frequently Asked Questions:

How long do I need to take off from work for bariatric surgery? 

Most people return to work within two weeks of getting bariatric surgery.

Are there support groups for post-op mental healthcare? 

Yes, there are many bariatric support groups. In fact, many healthcare providers even offer these services for patients after surgery.