Dena Arumugam Bariatric Surgeon MD

Dena Arumugam Bariatric Surgeon Picture

2 yr Experience

6 yr in Bariatrics

8 yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

6 yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

50% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 18

Max Age of Patient is 75


Adjustable Gastric Band

Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy


  • About Me

    Dr. Arumugam is a board-certified general surgeon who specializes in minimally invasive surgery, general surgery and bariatric surgery. She earned her medical degree at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and completed a general surgery residency at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. She refined her laparoscopic surgery skills at New York University Winthrop Hospital with fellowship training in advanced gastrointestinal and bariatric surgery, before returning to New Jersey to practice.

     Dr. Arumugam has experience with all types of bariatric surgery and is passionate about treating medical problems and improving quality of life in those with obesity. She corrects a broad range of surgical problems, such as hernias, gallbladder disease, skin problems and soft tissue disease, plus intestinal and colon abnormalities, while specializing in management of diaphragmatic hernias and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

     Dr. Arumugam believes that many surgical diseases can best be treated with a minimally invasive surgery approach. That is why she uses the most advanced technology for her patients. She is skilled in laparoscopic surgery techniques as well as da Vinci® robotic surgery. Outside the operating room, Dr. Arumugam is compassionate, thorough, and kind. She feels that communication is key to the best physician-patient relationships and is always willing to go the extra mile for her patients.

     Dr. Arumugam is a member of the American College of Surgeons, the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and the Surgical Infection Society. She was born in Westchester, New York and currently resides in Holmdel, NJ with her husband and two children.


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