Stefanie Vaimakis MD, FACS, FASMBS Bariatric Surgeon
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15 yr Experience

10 yr in Bariatrics

10 yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

10 yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

85% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 18

Max Age of Patient is depends

  • About Me

    Stefanie Vaimakis, M.D. is a board-certified general surgeon specializing in advanced laparoscopic techniques and laparoscopic bariatric surgery. Dr. Vaimakis has achieved expertise in laparoscopic gastric bypass and "Lap- Band", "Realize Band", as well as laparoscopic colon surgery, laparoscopic anti-reflux procedures, laparoscopis splenectomy and adrenalectomy.
    Dr. Vaimakis earned her medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine, completed her residency in general surgery at Saint Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center in Manhattan, and her fellowship in minimally invasive surgery at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx. She is fluent in Spanish and Greek.
    Her private practices are in Englewood, Teaneck, North Bergen, and Westwood New Jersey. The office prides itself on providing a warm and caring atmosphere that offers a multidisciplinary approach to metabolic weight loss, where every patient is followed by the surgeon. With dedicated nutritionists, a culinary dietician, a psychologist, and life coaches to help you with your journey. There are weekly support groups available at different locations and via Internet (once a month). Also, Sunday appointments available for Gastric Band adjustments.

  • Latest Reviews See all 52 reviews
    avatar cwilliamsfisher on Sept. 30, 2011

    Dr,V is half women...Half amazing! She is a seasoned,kind,caring medical professional at the top of her game. She runs a top notch practice which reflect the highest standard and modern tools. She is pleasant, caring and delightful. I highly recommend her More...

    avatar hectorrojas27 on July 28, 2011

    I am so grateful to God that he brought to Dr V, Dr V and her staff will go far and beyond to get you the proper resources before and after your procedure. I think for me the only bad thing I can say regarding More...

    avatar abif17 on May 24, 2011

    My experience thought out the process has been incredible, very positive. There was no hassles and everything went though smoothly. Dr.Vaimakis and her staff are excellent!

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