Discover the Top Bariatric Surgeons in New York with our hand-picked list.

New York features a median age of 39 years, amongst a population of 19.5 million and median household income of $67,844, as of 2018. The median household income saw an increase of 4.55% from the previous year, while the population declined by 1.55%.

The patient to primary healthcare physician ratio is significantly higher, compared to the neighboring states of New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Vermont. The patient to clinician or primary healthcare physician ratio in the state of New York is 1,202:1. It is a 0.25% increase from the previous year.

Personal healthcare spending per Medicare enrollee is $12,179. In the case of Medicaid, the per enrollee personal healthcare spending is $9,803. Private insurance spending (per enrollee) on personal healthcare is $5,338.

The adult obesity rates in different counties of New York range between 14.7% to 33.9%. Chemung County has the highest rate of adult obesity, ranging between 31.1% to 33.9%.

Depending on the procedure, the average cost of bariatric surgery in the state, ranges between $3,500 to $18,500 with insurance and $5,000 to $27,000 without insurance.

5.68% of New York’s population does not have health coverage. 94.3% of the population is insured, 0.675% is covered by military/VA plans, 12% relies on non-group plans, 11.2% on Medicare, 22.4% using Medicaid and 48.1% covered by employee plans. In New York, 11.2% of the adults did not see a doctor in 12 months due to the cost involved.

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100 High St #1126, Buffalo, NY 14203

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Schwaitzberg, MD, FACS, is a board-certified general surgeon with extensive surgical experience, operating out of the Buffalo, New York area. He is an expert in Laparoscopic Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Hernia Repair, Gallbladder Surgery, Endoscopy, and more.

2625 Harlem Rd Suite 240, Cheektowaga, NY 14225

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Rutkoski, MD, is a board-certified general surgeon with a specialty in Bariatric Surgery and Gastrointestinal Surgery apart from General Surgery. His area of expertise includes - Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery) and Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures. Dr. Rutkoski is currently based out of Buffalo, New York.

10 Union Square E Suite 2L, New York, NY 10003

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Thodiyil, MD, FACS, is a board-certified general surgeon with more than 31 years of experience and is a Bariatric Surgery and General Surgery specialist. His area of expertise includes - revision bariatric surgery and D2 lymphadenectomy for gastric cancer, minimally invasive metabolic and bariatric surgery, Robotic Nissen's, Heller myotomy, and repair of paraoesophageal hernias as well as recurrent ventral hernias. He is currently located in New York City, New York.

506 Lenox Avenue New York, NY 10037

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Carryl, MD, MHA, FACS, FASMBS, is a board-certified general surgeon with 36 years of surgical experience. He specializes in minimally invasive, laparoscopic, bariatric and robotic surgeries. He was the first surgeon to perform a robotic-assisted Roux-Y gastric bypass in Brooklyn in October 2011 at the New York Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn. Dr. Carryl is practicing in New York City, New York.

425 W 59th St, New York, NY 10019

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Belsley, MD, FACS, is a board-certified general surgeon with more than 25 years of diverse experience in General Surgery and Bariatric Surgery, currently located in New York City, New York. He has a specific interest in gastroesophageal junction and intestinal foregut surgeries. His area of expertise includes - laparoscopic gastric bypass and sleeve, hernia surgery and minimally invasive cancer surgery on the stomach.

186 E 76th Street, 1st Floor, New York, NY 10021

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Roslin MD, FACS, is a board-certified general surgeon with over 37 years of experience. He is considered one of the best bariatric surgeons in New York and holds several patents in the emerging field of Pacing Technology for the treatment of obesity. Dr. Roslin is currently serving the greater New York City, New York area.

1060 Fifth Avenue Suite 1B New York NY 10128

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Kurian, MD, is a board-certified Critical Care Surgery and General Surgery specialist with more than 26 years of diverse surgical experience. Her area of expertise includes – invasive gastric bypass, gastric sleeve, LAP-BAND® Adjustable Gastric Band, biliopancreatic diversion and revisional procedures. Dr. Kurian is currently located in New York City, New York.

1010 5th Ave New York, NY 10028

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Jacob, MD, is a board-certified minimally invasive general and bariatric surgeon, with more than 26 years of surgical experience, currently residing in New York City, New York. His area of expertise includes - Weight loss surgery (lap band, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass), Hernia repair (inguinal (groin), ventral (abdominal wall), and paraesophageal / Hiatal), Groin Pain (revisional hernia repair, sports hernia, hernia mesh removal), Gallbladder removal (cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic Small Bowel and Colorectal resection, Laparoscopic Lysis of Adhesions, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn's and Ulcerative Colitis), Reflux Disease (Nissen fundoplication), and Endoluminal Surgery.

5 East 98th Street 3rd Fl New York, NY 10029

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Herron, MD, is a board-certified general surgeon with more than 32 years of experience in general surgeries and bariatric surgeries. His surgical skills include - Abdominal Surgery, Anti-Reflux Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Donor Nephrectomy, Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band, Laparoscopic Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic Intestinal Surgery, Laparoscopy Overweight/Obesity, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Revision Surgeries, and Weight Loss Consultation. Dr. Herron is currently serving the greater New York City, New York area.

506 6th Street Brooklyn, NY 11215

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Gorecki, MD, FACS, is a board-certified general surgeon and a specialist in laparoscopic surgery. He has more than 31 years of surgical experience. His area of surgical expertise includes – Hernia Surgery, Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD), Binge Eating Disorder Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures, Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery), Obesity-related treatments, Gallbladder Surgery, Gastric Bypass, Gastrointestinal Surgery, and Laparoscopic Surgery. Dr. Gorecki is currently serving the greater Long Island, New York area.

4 Technology Drive, Suite 220 East Setauket New York 11733

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Atwa, MD, FACS, is a board-certified general surgeon with more than 20 years of surgical experience. He is highly skilled in - Laparoscopic General Surgeries, Esophageal Surgery, and Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgeries. Dr. Atwa is currently residing in Long Island, New York.

625 Belle Terre Road Suite 202 Port Jefferson, NY 11777

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Ahmad, MD, FRCS, FACS, is a board-certified general surgeon with more than 30 years of surgical experience. He is a specialist in Bariatric Surgery and Laparoscopic Surgery. He is skilled in abdomen surgery like - esophagus (reflux), gallbladder, colon, spleen, and hernia. His surgical expertise includes - Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass, Robotic Assisted gastric bypass, Lap-Band, and the Sleeve Gastrectomy. Dr. Ahmad is currently serving the Long Island, New York area.

157 East Woodside Avenue, 1st Floor, Patchogue, NY 11772

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Brathwaite, MD, FACS, FASMBS, is a board-certified general surgeon with more than 35 years of experience, currently serving the Long Island, New York area. He is a Bariatric Surgery and Critical Care Surgery specialist. He is an expert in Laparoscopic Procedures - Gastric Banding, Gastric Bypass, and Sleeve Gastrectomy. He is also skilled in Robotic Gastric Bypasses, and Laparoscopic Revisional Surgery including banding, bypass and laparoscopic revision of prior open Vertical Banded Gastroplasty. He is highly qualified in performing minimally invasive general surgery procedures with a major focus on gastrointestinal surgery

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New York Weight Loss Surgery

Our missions is to help you discover the top weight loss surgeons of New York. Below you'll find our hand-picked list of top bariatric surgeons in New York. Narrow your search to these regions in New York: Buffalo Bariatric Surgeons, Long Island Bariatric Surgeons, or New York City Bariatric Surgeons.

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Our Selection Criteria:

1. Education

We list only the most qualified bariatric professionals who have accreditations, awards, and licensing.

2. Experience

Vast surgical experience in laparoscopic bariatric surgery and general surgery is a must. Must have the necessary practical experience for various weight loss surgeries.

3. Empathy

Surgeons with the professionalism and empathy to provide the best service to those seek obesity treatments.

Bariatric Surgery FAQs

The average cost of bariatric surgery in New York can range from $7,900 all the way up to $85,000, however the cost will depend greatly on factors such as location and insurance coverage. Additionally, the exact procedure involved will play a large role in determining the cost.

The recover period for bariatric surgery typically lasts for 2-6 weeks. However, you doctor should supply you with a specific timeline regarding the recovery phase of your specific procedure.

Revisional bariatric surgery is a second procedure that may need to be performed if a patient experiences insufficient weight loss or if they regain lost weight.

Yes, bariatric surgery is becoming increasingly common, with hundreds of thousands of people receiving it yearly worldwide.