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

17yr Experience

14yr in Bariatrics

17yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

14yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

95% Practice is Bariatrics

Minimum Age of Patient is 15

Maximum 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.


  • Reviews 320 reviews
    Missionaccomplished14 on April 4, 2014

    I just wanted to Thank Dr Abkin and everyone in his office for Doing what they do for the Patients. I guess it's fair to say that people like myself Are Very "Needy" and Dr Abkin and the people in his office were there More...

    swankyhank2014 on March 26, 2014

    I just have to Thank Dr Abkin and his whole staff for helping me through a process that seemed very complex when i started. The people working there are very nice and they told me don't worry we will help you and they did More...

    NJSouthpaw on Dec. 19, 2013

    I am three years Post Op with Dr Abkin. I had my Realize band in 2010 and did great in the first year. But life happens and i was transferred with my job to Southern Jersey. I just wanted to come here and do a More...

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