17 Years Experience
14 in Bariatrics
17 in Laparoscopic Surgery
14 in Laparoscopic Bariatrics
95% Practice is Bariatrics
Minimum Age of Patient is 15
Maximum Age of Patient is 70
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 15 years of experience in advanced laparoscopic surgery and 13 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 for the years of 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 2011 and 2012.
Dr. Abkin is recognized as a Center of Excellence in Bariatric Surgery since 2008 by ASMBS and ACS.