David Buchin

Bariatric Surgeon
Rating: 4.89285714286 out of 5 with 40 ratings

David Buchin Bariatric Surgeon MD, FACS, FASMBS

13 yr Experience

13 yr in Bariatrics

13 yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

13 yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

80% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 18

Max Age of Patient is 65

Biliopancreatic Diversion

Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch

Duodenal Switch


ORBERA Intragastric Balloon


and 3 more...

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Helene Buchin
Co-owner & Executive Director
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Erin Nastro
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Lacey Crawford
Clinical Medical Asst. & Patient Care Coordinator

  • About Me
    Dr. David Buchin, Bariatric Surgeon David Buchin, MD, FACS, FASMBS is one of Long Island’s most trusted and experienced bariatric surgeons specializing in advanced laparoscopic weight loss surgery. He is the Director of Bariatric Surgery at Huntington Hospital and the founder of LI Obesity Surgery. He completed his residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center where he was Chief Resident and went on to complete a fellowship at the Minimally Invasive Surgical Institute of New York. Dr. Buchin earned his medical degree at New York Medical College. Dr. Buchin is a fellow of the American Board of Surgery (FACS) and a fellow of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (FASMBS), a member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), and a member of the New York Medical College Surgical Society (NYSCSS). Dr. Buchin has hospital privileges at most all of the local hospitals including Huntington Hospital as the Director of Bariatric Surgery, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, North Shore University Hospital, and Westchester Medical Center as an instructor of Trauma Surgery. Weight Loss Surgery in NY with Dr. Buchin As a bariatric surgeon, I love what I do! It's a pleasure changing people's lives. -Dr. Buchin Dr. Buchin has the distinction of being the first surgeon in the New York area to perform the OverStitch Endoscopic Suturing System for revisional weight loss surgery. This procedure allows the surgeon to place sutures through a flexible endoscope. He was also the first surgeon in Long Island to have performed the Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy. Dr. Buchin is one of the only surgeons in Long Island to offer the newest treatment of the Enterra Gastric Pacemaker for Gastroparesis, which is essentially a gastric pacemaker. Dr. Buchin has performed more than 4,000 surgeries and has been helping to transform his patients’ lives for over 13 years. He expertly performs advanced laparoscopic weight loss surgery procedures including the Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG), Roux-en-Y (RNY) Gastric Bypass, and Lap-Band. Dr. Buchin is referred to and sought out for his advanced skills with complex weight loss surgery revisions. He specializes in conversions of a Lap-Band to a Vertical Sleeve or a Gastric Bypass, Vertical Sleeve revisions as Re-Sleeve Gastrectomies or conversion of the Sleeve to a Gastric Bypass or Modified Duodenal Switch, and laparoscopic revisions of the Gastric Bypass Pouch and limb lengthening procedures. In addition to bariatric surgery procedures, Dr. Buchin offers non-surgical Gastric Balloon procedures and advanced laparoscopic general surgery procedures including Colectomy, Esophagectomy, Adrenalectomy, Splenectomy, Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Nissen Fundoplication, Cholecystectomy, and Distal Pancreatectomy. Bariatric Surgery in New York Dr. Buchin is dedicated to helping his patients overcome the disease of obesity and obesity-related illnesses. He is committed to providing safe and effective weight loss solutions and personalized patient care. Dr. Buchin and the LI Obesity Surgery team of experts host free patient information seminars for anyone looking for support and information about weight loss surgery. You can contact us online or give us a call. Dr. Buchin and his team would love to hear from you to start your bariatric surgery journey.
  • Latest Reviews See all 40 reviews
    avatar rlavinjr on Jan. 3, 2020

    Dr Buchin is the best. Interviewed 4 surgeons and his program is by far the best. Outcome was perfect. Support is outstanding. I'm down 160 pounds and am no longer diabetic or on blood thinners! Dr Buchin saved my life!

    avatar Gianthammerhead on May 14, 2019

    Dr. Buchin is the best! I had my surgery one year ago and most 130 pounds. Dr. Buchin gives you a program to help you along the way. His staff is incredibly helpful. If you are going to have weight loss surgery you should use More...

    avatar Angelarn on June 26, 2018

    As a medical professional I am very selective with my care. Dr. Buchin and his staff have saved my life physically,mentally and emotionally- Being a patient over 7 years, Dr. Buchin and his staff continue to give me the Newest, Best and Compassionate care More...

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