Christine J. Ren-Fielding

Bariatric Surgeon
Rating: 4.25 out of 5 with 101 ratings

Christine J. Ren-Fielding Bariatric Surgeon MD, FACS, FASMBS

Christine J. Ren-Fielding Bariatric Surgeon Picture

6 yr Experience

11+ yr in Bariatrics

11+ yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

11+ yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

98% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 14

Max Age of Patient is 75

Biliopancreatic Diversion

Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch


ORBERA Intragastric Balloon



and 1 more...

  • About Me

    Dr. Christine Ren-Fielding, Bariatric Surgeon

    Dr. Christing Ren-Fielding is internationally recognized for her contributions to the field of bariatrics. She received her medical degree at Tufts University School of Medicine and completed her residency at NYU Medical Center. She completed her fellowship in advanced laparoscopic surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center.

    Dr. Ren-Fielding is the founder of the NYU Langone Weight Management Program and is a Professor of Surgery at NYU Langone Health. She is also Chief of Bariatric Surgery Initiatives for the NYU Langone Medical Center Comprehensive Program on Obesity. She is board certified by the American Board of Surgery (ABS).

    Dr. Ren-Fielding - Award Winning, Experienced Surgeon

    Dr. Ren-Fielding has performed more than 4,000 weight loss surgeries, including 2,500 gastric bands. Because of her vast experience, she has been involved in training residents in laparoscopic bariatric surgery. She was awarded Best Performer in Bariatric Surgery at the University Healthcare Consortium and has been named a Castle Connolly Top Doctor since 2005. She also has received the YWCA American Women’s Achievement Award and is a recipient of the Crain’s 40 Under 40 Award.

    As a highly respected obesity and bariatric educator, Dr. Ren-Fielding has been published in over 230 journals and dedicates many hours to research. She serves on the editorial board for three publications which are devoted to the surgical treatment of obesity.

    Committed to Weight Loss Surgery Advocacy

    Considered to be a pioneer in Lap-Band surgeries, Dr. Ren-Fielding is also a strong patient advocate. Her work as the insurance committee chairman of the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) led to the creation of 11 CPT codes for bariatric surgery. These codes have helped millions of individuals to become eligible for weight loss surgery and have helped to save and change many lives.

    Dr. Ren-Fielding performs most available weight loss surgery procedures including the Lap-Band, Roux-en-Y (RNY), Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG), Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch (BPD/DS), and bariatric surgery revisions. She also performs the Gastric Balloon procedure which does not require surgery.

    Weight Loss Surgery in New York with Dr. Ren-Fielding

    Before scheduling your one-on-one weight loss surgery consultation with Dr. Christine Ren-Fielding, you will need to attend a free information session. You can attend an upcoming in-person seminar, or you can register for an online seminar. If you have any questions and would like to speak to an NYU Langone Weight Management Program team member, please call 866-886-4698.

    Patients Featured - Before & After

    Before & After RNY with Rachel B., losing 135 pounds!

  • Latest Reviews See all 101 reviews
    avatar qmpash on April 18, 2018

    It has been a long time since my last review of Dr. Ren and her staff. I had the surgery in 2004 and, when I first entered her office, I weighed 487 pounds. It is now 2018 and I weigh 268 pounds. To lose 200 More...

    avatar Nohelia O. on March 4, 2014

    As soon as i walked into her office, my first honest thought about Dr. Ren was "she looks too young to know about any of this". But as soon as I took a seat and spoke to her with my mother, everything changed. She was More...

    avatar Girlygirl8 on Nov. 9, 2011

    When I first found Dr. Ren, I truely felt blessed because she was someone I regarded as smart, caring and exteremly capable but I am now, however, changing my review because of the complications I went through, the ill-advice she gave me and the abandonment More...

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