Alexander Abkin Bariatric Surgeon M.D.,F.A.C.S. Write Review

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17 yr Experience

14 yr in Bariatrics

17 yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

14 yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

95% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 15

Max Age of Patient is 70

  • About Me

    Dr. Abkin is a diplomate of the American Board of Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is a Regular member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

    Dr. Abkin has more than 17 years of experience in advanced laparoscopic surgery and 14 years experience in laparoscopic weight loss surgery.

    Dr. Abkin was among 30 bariatric surgeons who were selected to train other bariatric surgeons in placement of the REALIZE BAND in the United States and was the first to implant the band in the state of New Jersey in October, 2007.

    Dr. Abkin was the FIRST surgeon on the EAST COAST to offer SINGLE SITE GASTRIC BYPASS in 2009.


    Dr.Abkin was named in TOP DOCS edition of New Jersey Monthly Magazine each year since 2007 including his most recent award for 2013.

    Dr. Abkin is recognized as a Center of Excellence in Bariatric Surgery since 2008 by ASMBS and ACS.


  • Latest Reviews See all 316 reviews
    avatar Kathleen2014 on Sept. 4, 2014

    Thank You Dr Abkin. This has been a great journey for me. I'm 3 months out after Sleeve and already I feel like a New Person. This Procedure has given me back health and has already made my everyday life easier. I can't More...

    avatar BigSam14 on Sept. 4, 2014

    I just need to Thank Dr Alexander Abkin for giving me back my life! He said he could do it ... and he did! I had the bypass 6 months ago and I'm down 90 pounds! I'm still in shock of how great i More...

    avatar daveboy on May 9, 2014

    I just have to say... Dr Abkin... You Changed My Life! I had the Sleeve 6 weeks ago and I'm already down 50 pounds! I was not sure if this was the right way to go, but Now I know it was the ONLY More...

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