Dr. Neil Floch and his expert weight loss team make long-term weight loss a reality – providing bariatric surgery combined with a lifelong path of healthy food, lifestyle changes, and regular physical exercise. Dr. Floch is the Director of Bariatric Surgery at Norwalk Hospital and Danbury Hospital, maintaining high standards of an MBSAQIP-accredited Comprehensive Center.
Here is a comprehensive review of Dr. Neil Floch and his expertise in bariatric surgery.
About Dr. Neil Floch
Dr. Neil Floch is a globally-recognized bariatric surgeon who graduated from Magna Cum Laude from Tufts University. After completing his degree at the Boston University School of Medicine, he pursued a residency at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York. He also has a Fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery from The Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida.
He has specialized training in anti-reflux, laparoscopic, and bariatric surgery. He initiated the development of bariatric surgery at Fairfield County Bariatric. Dr. Floch also established the bariatric surgery center at Norwalk Hospital in 2002 and has been successfully driving the program for the past 18 years.
Having decades of experience, Dr. Floch has performed thousands of bariatric surgeries, specializing in laparoscopic gastric bypass, laparoscopic gastric sleeve, and gastric bands. He also has expertise in performing laparoscopic revisional bariatric surgery. Owing to his expertise and knowledge in this field, he is being well-recognized throughout New England, Connecticut, and New York.
The Connecticut Magazine named him the Top Doctor in Bariatric Surgery for 7 consecutive years, while he is also a Castle Connolly Top Doctor in the New York and Connecticut Tri-state area from 2012 to date. Currently, he has joined as the Director of Bariatric Surgery at Nuvance Health System, where he aims to expand the program and restore health for thousands of patients.
Dr. Floch is also the committee chairman for the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons (ASMBS). He has also been the President of the Connecticut ASMBS. With his team, he provides extensive education and support for nutrition, mental health, and life after bariatric surgery.
Types of Bariatric Surgery Procedures
Dr. Neil Floch and his team have expertise performing a wide range of bariatric surgery procedures as discussed herewith:
Gastric Sleeve: Dr. Floch and team are experts in gastric sleeve bariatric procedures in Norwalk, Stamford, and Darien. It is recommended only when the patient is not suitable for laparoscopic Roux-en Y gastric bypass surgery or laparoscopic adjustable gastric band procedure.
Gastric Bypass: This is one of the most widely-performed weight loss surgeries and Dr. Neil Floch has a proven track record of achieving a high success rate in this procedure. The process involves reducing the size of the stomach and bypassing the small intestine partially. This helps limit the amount of calorie intake. With Dr. Floch, the procedure can be performed laparoscopically with only 5-7 incisions.
Gastric Band: In this procedure, an adjustable silicone band is laparoscopically placed around the stomach’s top portion. This limits the amount of food the patient can eat, while also reducing your hunger pangs. Dr. Floch provides extensive support throughout the program and even after the surgery. He will continuously follow up with you for at least 5 years post-surgery.
Gastric Balloon: Dr. Neil Floch now offers FDA-approved, non-surgical gastric balloon procedures that aid in effective weight management. It is an endoscopic procedure that has been internationally accepted as a weight loss program for several years.
Revisional Bariatric Surgery: For even the 10% revision rate in bariatric surgery, Dr. Floch provides a high-quality revisional surgery procedure that lasts for a lifetime. He also provides nutritional and after-surgery support to ensure the revision lasts long.
At the moment Dr. Neil Floch does not publish his prices, including cash-based pricing. For more information on his health insurance coverage, please contact them directly.
Dr. Neil Floch operates from two locations – Norwalk and Darien. These are conveniently situated at prominent locations to help the patients easily access their services. The team is available via phone, assisting you with insurance, understanding the right bariatric procedure, and whether you are eligible for a weight loss surgery.
148 East Avenue, Suite 3A
Norwalk, CT, 06851
36 Old Kings Highway South, Suite 200
Darien, CT, 06820