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 320 reviews
    avatar Eve61 on Dec. 1, 2016

    Dr Abkin and his team are wonderful. I was treated professionally, respectfully and with care. Through the surgery I have lost 100+ lbs. I have regained my confidence and health. I would recommend Dr Abkin and his practice to anyone.

    avatar kittykatlover on Nov. 29, 2016

    Dr Abkin did my VSG 5 weeks ago. If it weren't for the fact that I can only eat my 4 ounces of food at each meal, I would not believe I had surgery. I woke up from anesthesia not needing one dose of More...

    avatar Frank33zx on Nov. 29, 2016

    Dr Abkin did my gastric sleeve 3 years ago and I could not be more pleased. I lost 100 pounds and look and feel great. His process from start to finish is very professional and supportive. I have recommended him to friends and they have More...

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