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NJ Bariatric Surgeon voted NJ TOP DOCS in Bariatric Surgery by New Jersey Monthly Magazine

Dr. Alexander Abkin was voted NJ TOP DOCS in Bariatric Surgery by New Jersey Monthly Magazine for a 6th Consecutive Year! (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 & 2012)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Aug 19, 2012 – Comprehensive care in a bariatric-friendly setting is the foundation of Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeons of Morris.

Board-certified general surgeons Drs. Abkin is dedicated to minimally invasive weight loss surgery and medical weight loss management. His practice’s philosophy is that bariatric surgery is a highly successful way to resolve diabetes and other medical problems in morbidly obese patients.

Through regional affiliations, Dr. Abkin provides exceptional care throughout New Jersey. At his Florham Park office, there is on-site state-of-the-art surgery center and radiologic band adjustment center for patient convenience. A full spectrum of options includes gastric bypass, adjustable gastric band and sleeve gastrectomy.

Using the laparoscopic approach, Dr. Abkin helps patients return to a better quality of life faster and with less discomfort. He also performs single-incision laparoscopic bariatric surgery, featuring one small incision in the abdominal wall and offering patients less scarring and minimal downtime.

The practice is recognized as a Center of Excellence by the American College of Surgeons and the Surgical Review Corporation for the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Dr. Abkin is co-director of bariatric care at Saint Clare’s Hospital with Dr. Bertha. In addition, Dr. Abkin is medical director of bariatric care at JFK Medical Center in Edison NJ.


HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS:
Florham Park Surgery Center; JFK Medical Center, Edison; Saint Clare’s Hospital, Dover; Morristown Medical Center; Saint Peter’s University Hospital, New Brunswick.

MEDICAL TRAINING: Dr. Abkin: First Leningrad University, Russia.

Call (973) 410-9700 or visit http://www.bariatricsurgeonnj.com