Valeriu E. Andrei MD Bariatric Associates Bariatric Center
About UsLearn about weight-loss surgery from New Jersey's leading practitioner. Dr. Valeriu E. Andrei, MD, FACS is board certified by the American Board of Surgery is listed with the Directory of Board Certified Medical Specialists and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He completed his advanced Laparoscopic fellowship at Mount Sinai Hospital in 1999. Shortly after leaving Mt. Sinai he founded the Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery program at St. Peter’s University Hospital with Dr.Robert Brolin and then Dr. Andrei became Director of the Bariatric Surgery Program at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital until January 2004 and then moved to private practice. Dr. Andrei has performed over 4000 Weight Loss Procedures including Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding (including Lap-Band and Realize Band). Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve, Duodenal switch and revisional procedures. Dr. Andrei is a member of The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and is a designated Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence surgeon. Dr. Andrei's Expert staff Shannon Coooper Bariatric Associates Practice Manager Oversees all aspects of the office as well as does surgical scheduling and handles insurance and billing matters. Pamela Posner Bariatric Program Director (RD, CDN) The Program Director and Registered Dietitian. Introduces patients to our office and program and teaches behavior modification techniques both before and after surgery. Diep Nguyen Bariatric Surgical Program Coordinator (RN, BSN, CNOR, RNFA) Assists Dr. Andrei in the operating room on the day of the surgery and will also see patients pre and post surgically in the office. Andy Caruana Post-Operative Care Coordinator (RT) Sees that all patients receive the best care post surgically. Andy is also a Radiology Technician and helps Dr. Andrei with the lapband adjustments. Carrie Mckeen Pre-Operative Care Coordinator Works with patients to ensure a smooth process with all pre-surgical requirements. Minnie Neptune Bariatric Nurse/Insurance Coordinator (RN) Registered nurse that works with the insurance companies and sees patients. She is also a patient that is happy to share her experience with others and answer patient questions. Ysmael Sanchez Patient Coordinator Oversees all aspects of the office as well as does surgical scheduling and handles insurance and billing matters. Rosetta Myers Patient Liason Works with new patients to share her experience and offer support as she is a patient herself. ObesityHelp Contributing Author Team What to Expect the Day of Your WLS Surgery - Valeriu Andrei7 Tips from a Long-Term Successful WLS Patient - Donna DeMild
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Thank you Dr. Valeriu Andrei!!! This is without a doubt one of the best Bariatric practices I know. I know many who have had Bariatric surgery at many other practices and none have the level of service that Dr. Andrei and his practice provides. When More...
Thank you Dr. Andrei and staff, you are my life-saver... I have been his patient for a year and have lost almost 150 pounds. I am most impressed by the dedication I receive not only from Dr. Andrei but from his staff. You can tell More...