Christine J. Ren-Fielding

Bariatric Surgeon
Rating: 4.0 out of 5 with 101 ratings

Christine J. Ren-Fielding Bariatric Surgeon M.D.
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5 yr Experience

10+ yr in Bariatrics

10+ yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

10+ yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

98% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 14

Max Age of Patient is 70


Biliopancreatic Diversion

Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch

LAP-BAND

Revision

Roux-en-Y

Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy


  • About Me

    Christine Ren-Fielding, MD FACS FASMBS, Professor of Surgery at the NYU Langone Medical Center, founded the NYU Langone Weight Management Program that offers both medical and surgical options under one roof.   In addition she is the Chief of Bariatric Surgery Initiatives for the newly instituted NYU Langone Medical Center Comprehensive Program on Obesity.

    Dr. Ren-Fielding is recognized nationally and internationally for her contributions to the field of bariatric surgery. While performing over 4,000 bariatric surgeries including 2,500 gastric bands she devotes much of her time to research, having been published in 230 peer-reviewed journals including the Journal of the American College of Surgeons, and Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. She also serves on the Editorial Boards of Obesity SurgerySurgical Obesity and Related Diseases, and Consumer Guide to Bariatric Surgery. Dr. Ren-Fielding was first named a Top Doctor with Castle Connolly for Top Doctors: New York Metro Area 8th edition (2004) and appeared in that publication, consecutively, until the 16th edition (2013). 

    Dr. Ren-Fielding obtained her medical degree at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, MA, followed by a residency in surgery at NYU Medical Center. Dr. Ren-Fielding went on to complete a fellowship in advanced laparoscopic surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center, where she was involved as faculty in the minimally invasive bariatric surgery workshops to train surgeons in laparoscopic bariatric surgery.

    SRC LAP-BAND ASMBS Realize Band
  • Latest Reviews See all 101 reviews
    avatar qmpash on Nov. 12, 2014

    They just don't come any better than Dr. Ren. She performed the lap-band on me at a time when several other surgeons had turned me down because of mutiple issues I had at the time. Most of those issues are now gone because of More...

    avatar Nohelia O. on March 4, 2014

    As soon as i walked into her office, my first honest thought about Dr. Ren was "she looks too young to know about any of this". But as soon as I took a seat and spoke to her with my mother, everything changed. She was More...

    avatar Girlygirl8 on Nov. 9, 2011

    When I first found Dr. Ren, I truely felt blessed because she was someone I regarded as smart, caring and exteremly capable but I am now, however, changing my review because of the complications I went through, the ill-advice she gave me and the abandonment More...

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