Mount Sinai's Bariatric Surgery program is among the oldest in the nation, and has been distinguished as a Center of Excellence by the American Society for Bariatric Surgery. Our staff has the resources necessary to expertly manage the range of health issues related to weight loss surgery, focusing on a multidisciplinary approach gives our patients and their families the best possible results.
We offer integrated care that meets and individuals' needs at every step, from information about insurance to support group sessions that benefit patients both before and after surgery. Our team includes psychiatrists, a nurse practitioner, a nutritionist, and medical assistants. This network also includes specialists in other disciplines related to bariatric surgery. Every member has experience working with people who have had weight loss surgery.
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The hours for the Bariatric Surgery FPA vary from doctor to doctor. Patients are encouraged to contact us for the specific office hours of each physician.