We reviewed all the Bariatric Surgeons serving the greater Long Island area, and picked the top picks based on experience, education, and empathy.

As of 2018, 7.65 million people reside in the densely populated and expansive Long Island region. On Long Island, 54 percent of adults are overweight or obese. Obesity is a cause of concern as it leads to other health issues like heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and stroke.

The cost of bariatric surgery in the region largely depends on the type of procedure and how long you’re required to stay under supervision. It may range between $17,000 to $30,000 in Charlotte. The cost can be significantly reduced when covered with insurance. Yet, only when certain specific conditions are met, insurance covers the procedure.

Considering the high cost of healthcare in the States, health insurance is absolutely necessary. The number of uninsured individuals in Long Island grew by 3.67% in 2016-2017.

Bariatric Surgery FAQs

Learn more

Last updated:

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

Load More

Long Island Weight Loss Surgery

Our mission is to connect you with the leading bariatric surgeons locally. We've hand-picked the top Bariatric Surgeons in the greater Long Island area based on our three phase methodology. Find bariatric surgeons in New York City and Buffalo.

Reviewed Curated Top Picks 13 7 4

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 all surgery types.

3. Empathy

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

Bariatric Surgery FAQs

The cost of bariatric surgery will vary greatly depending on a number of factors including insurance coverage, patient location, and the exact procedure being done. On average, patients in New York can expect to pay between $8,900 and $42,000 depending on the procedure.

While many insurance providers will offer coverage for weight loss surgeries, this will depend on your specific provider.

Yes, patients will typically be required to adhere to a diet before and after their surgery.