Eric Sommer

Bariatric Surgeon
Rating: 5.0 out of 5 with 58 ratings

Eric Sommer Bariatric Surgeon MD, FACS, FASMBS
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7 yr Experience

7 yr in Bariatrics

7 yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

7 yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

85%% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 18

Max Age of Patient is 70


Adjustable Gastric Band

LAP-BAND

Laparoscopic Greater Curvature Plication

ORBERA Intragastric Balloon

REALIZE Band

ReShape

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Shawn Garber
MD. FACS, FASMBS
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Jeffrey Chiao
MD, FACS, FASMBS
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Nikhilesh Sekhar
MD, FACS, FASMBS
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John Angstadt
MD. FACS, FASMBS
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Spencer A. Holover
MD, FACS, FASMBS
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Kevin Small
MD, Director of Plastic Surgery
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Donna Franco
RPA-C
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Stephanie Lee
Office Manager

  • About Me

    Dr. Sommer was born and grew up on Long Island, New York. He graduated from University of California- Santa Barbara. He completed his general surgery training at Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA. It was at Boston University where his interest grew for Bariatrics and Advanced Laparoscopy. Following completion of his general surgery training, Dr. Sommer completed a fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopic, Bariatric and Robotic Surgery at Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ under the guise of world renowned surgeon Garth H Ballantyne, MD.

    At the completion his fellowship he was asked to join Dr. Ballantyne as his partner in his Advanced Laparoscopic, Bariatric and Robotic practice. He was then recruited up to Lawrence and Memorial Hospital in New London, CT as the Director of Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery and created the first Bariatric program in Southeastern Connecticut.

    Dr. Sommer has performed 600 bariatric procedures including Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass, Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy and Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding. He also has an extensive advanced laparoscopic background performing laparoscopic Nissen/Toupet fundoplicaton for reflux, laparoscopic inguinal and ventral hernia repair, laparoscopic colectomy and laparoscopic splenectomy.

    Board Certification: Surgery

    Associate Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

    Society Memberships:

    American College of Surgeons, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons

    SRC LAP-BAND ASMBS SAGES Realize Band
  • Latest Reviews See all 58 reviews
    avatar tallywally143 on May 13, 2016

    Dr. Eric Sommer is an amazing surgeon! I am a 26 year old female who felt so down and out all the time and lost the sight of happiness, Dr. Sommer basically gave me a whole new way to look at life! I FEEL GREAT More...

    avatar Kdhturner on Jan. 3, 2016

    My experience with Dr. Sommer and The New York Bariatric Group has been great. My surgery was very successful, and Dr. Sommer was terrific from the initial consultation to post op appointments. The process from my commitment to after surgery has been well organized, and More...

    avatar Ferv on Nov. 24, 2015

    Dr. Sommer gave me a new start on life. At 46 years old I was 286 pounds and had not had any lasting success with weight loss. A year before my first appointment I had started the process with an other doctor, but life got More...

  • Location

    New York Bariatric Group-Nassau County

    125 Mineola Avenue
    Suite 200
    Roslyn Heights, NY 11577

    Phone: 1-800-633-THIN
    Fax: 888-502-6582

    New York Bariatric Group- Manhattan

    275 Seventh Avenue
    2Nd Floor
    New York, NY 10001

    Phone: 1-800-633-THIN
    Alt Phone: 1-800-633-8446
    Fax: 1-888-502-6582

    New York Bariatric Group-St. Charles Hospital/Suffolk County

    200 Belle Terre Road
    Suite 200
    Port Jefferson, NY 11777

    Phone: 1-800-633-THIN
    Alt Phone: 1-800-633-8446
    Fax: 1-888-502-6582

    New York Bariatric Group-Westchester County

    3795 Crompond Road
    Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567

    Phone: 1-800-633-THIN
    Alt Phone: 1-800-633-8446
    Fax: 1-888-502-6582

    New York Bariatric Group - Suffolk County

    48 Route 25A - Scmob Suite 003
    Smithtown, NY 11787

    Phone: 1-800-633-THIN
    Alt Phone: 1-800-633-8446
    Fax: 1-888-502-6582

    Dutchess Office

    200 Westage Business Center
    Suite 314
    Fishkill, NY 12524

    Phone: (800) 633-8446

    Fairfield Office

    140 Sherman Street, 2Nd Floor
    Fairfield, CT 06824

    Phone: (800) 633-8446
  • Seminars
    Westchester Seminar
    Monday, November 27th 6p.m. - 7p.m.
    Online Seminar
    Thursday, November 30th 6:30p.m. - 7p.m.
    Fairfield Information Seminar
    Wednesday, December 6th 6p.m. - 6:30p.m.

    All Seminars

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