Edward Yatco

Bariatric Surgeon
Rating: 5.0 out of 5 with 24 ratings

Edward Yatco Bariatric Surgeon MD

Edward Yatco Bariatric Surgeon Picture

11 yr Experience

12 yr in Bariatrics

12 yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

12 yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

80% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 18

Max Age of Patient is n/a

Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch

Duodenal Switch




Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy

  • About Me

    Dr. Edward Yatco, Bariatric Surgeon

    Edward Yatco, MD is the Assistant Director of Bariatric Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital. As a board-certified surgeon, he specializes in bariatric and minimally invasive surgery with the Lenox Hill Bariatric Surgery Program in New York City. He earned a degree in molecular biology from Colgate University and his medical degree with distinction in research from Stony Brook School of Medicine. He completed his residency at St. Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center and a fellowship in minimally invasive bariatric surgery at Westchester Medical Center.

    Prior to his recruitment to Lenox Hill, Dr. Yatco was a principal bariatric surgeon at Westchester Medical Center. He also served as an Assistant Professor of Surgery at New York Medical College and has trained general surgery residents and bariatric and minimally invasive surgical fellows. He is a member of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgery (SLS), and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).

    To learn more about Dr. Yatco, check out this video!

    Bariatric Surgery in NYC with Dr. Edward Yatco

    As an expert in his field, Dr. Yatco has participated in research and authored numerous academic publications, sharing his findings at conferences nationwide. An award-winning surgeon, he was named one of America's Top Surgeons and listed in Strathmore’s Who’s Who.

    For over 15 years, Dr. Yatco has dedicated his medical career to performing laparoscopic weight loss surgery. He enjoys seeing the positive impact that bariatric surgery has on his patients' health including the improvement or resolve on many comorbidities, such as sleep apnea, diabetes, and high blood pressure. He also loves seeing their confidence rise and energy levels improve!

    Dr. Yatco performs surgeries at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City which is recognized nationally for surgical and medical innovation and exceptional patient care. He performs Gastric BypassGastric SleeveAdjustable Gastric Banding (Lap-Band)Duodenal SwitchModified Duodenal Switch (SIPS), and complex bariatric surgery revisions.

    Weight Loss Surgery in New York City with Dr. Yatco

    If you're ready to learn more about weight loss surgery in New York City with Dr. Yatco and the Lenox Hill Bariatric Surgery Program, we invite you to attend a free educational weight loss surgery seminar. At the seminar, you'll learn about the different weight loss surgery options and the pros and cons of each one. You'll also learn about the requirements for surgery, the pre-op to post-op surgical experience, and managing realistic weight loss expectations.

    When considering weight loss surgery, it is only natural to have questions. If you have a question or need help registering for a seminar, give us a call at 1-888-949-9344. You can also keep up with us on Instagram. We look forward to being a part of your journey! 

  • Latest Reviews See all 24 reviews
    avatar Vanessachan17 on June 21, 2013

    I would love to be a patient of Dr Yatco but unfortunately his office stop taking health first. I am so upset that I can not have a life changing operation with da doctor whom I choose n think that is one of da greatest More...

    avatar Jose.D on Nov. 23, 2011

    extremely satisfied, Dr. Yatco is the upmost professional. Great surgeon.

    avatar Chrystal J. on Nov. 15, 2010

    I changed from Dr. Roslin to Dr. Yatco because I felt a warmer embrace with him. As soon as I heard him in the seminar I knew he was going to be my surgeon. My impression was confirmed when I saw him for my first More...

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