6 Years Experience
5 in Bariatrics
14 in Laparoscopic Surgery
5 in Laparoscopic Bariatrics
75% Practice is Bariatrics
Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch
Paresh C. Shah, MD is a national leader in minimally invasive surgery and bariatric surgery. Dr. Shah was Director of the Minimal Access Surgery and Therapeutics (MAST) center Research and Training Lab at the world renowned Lahey Clinic in Massachusetts. He started the bariatric surgery program there in 2000, and served as Director of the Center for Surgical Obesity. During his tenure, the program grew to be one of the busiest and most sought after in New England. Dr. Shah was instrumental in obtaining insurance company approval for laparoscopic obesity surgery in Massachusetts including gastric bypass and the LAP-BAND® Adjustable Gastric Band procedures.
Dr. Shah was recruited to Lenox Hill Hospital in 2004, where he serves as Director of Laparoscopic Surgery. He is available for immediate consultation for all forms of obesity surgery at New York City’s Lenox Hill Hospital, including LAP-BAND® Adjustable Gastric Band, duodenal switch , revisional surgery, and gastric bypass. One of the pioneering bariatric surgeons in New York City, Dr. Shah’s experience and expertise are unsurpassed.