15 Years Experience
10 in Bariatrics
10 in Laparoscopic Surgery
10 in Laparoscopic Bariatrics
85% Practice is Bariatrics
Minimum Age of Patient is 18
Maximum Age of Patient is depends
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, and North Bergen, New Jersey. The office prides itself on providing a warm and caring atmosphere, and offers a multidisciplinary approach to weight loss with a dedicated nutritionist and psychologist, weekly support groups and via Internet also, TAKE IT OFF & KEEP IT OFF! Our very own Metabolic Fitness Program; an exercise regimen specifically tailored for our patients and Sunday appointments available for Gastric Band adjustments.