Ragui Sadek MD, FACS

Bariatric Surgeon
Rating: 4.94326241135 out of 5 with 253 ratings

Ragui Sadek MD, FACS Bariatric Surgeon Director of Bariatric Center of Excellence, RWJUH

Ragui Sadek MD, FACS Bariatric Surgeon Picture

12 yr Experience

12 yr in Bariatrics

18 yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

12 yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

80% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 15

Max Age of Patient is 70


  • About Me

    Dr. Ragui Sadek, Bariatric Surgeon

    Ragui Sadek, MD FACS is a board-certified surgeon serving the New York and New Jersey region and beyond at Advanced Surgical & Bariatrics of NJ, PA. Specializing in laparoscopic and robotic techniques, he is the founder of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital where he the Director of the Bariatric Center of Excellence and is the senior most minimally invasive bariatric surgeon.

    Dr. Sadek oversees all of the care rendered to the hospital’s bariatric patients including floor and preoperative nursing, anesthesia, radiology and all consulting services related to weight loss surgery. Additionally, he is the director of the Adolescent Metabolic and Bariatric Program at Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital. He also serves as Assistant Clinical Professor at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital.

    Dr. Sadek earned his medical degree at Alexandria University and completed his residency and fellowship in advanced laparoscopic and bariatric surgery at Staten Island University. He went on to finish a surgical critical care and trauma fellowship at The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) Newark campus.

    Dr. Sadek is a member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS). He has received numerous awards including New Jersey Top Doctor Award, America’s Top Surgeons, The Leading Physicians of the World, Patient’s Choice Award in N.J., and the Teaching Excellence Award. Dr. Sadek is involved in the future of medicine by lecturing nationally and internationally. He has made many cutting-edge contributions to the research of minimally invasive surgery, bariatric surgery, and various hernia repairs. He has authored numerous abstracts and articles.

    Weight Loss Surgery with Dr. Ragui Sadek

    The one thing about bariatric surgery that is different from any other procedure is that you see the patients’ transformation. Life completely changes psychologically, medically, and socially. Patients are happier, they are smiling, buying new clothes, and going out. They are having a social life which is a very important aspect of any person's life. -Dr. Sadek

    Dr. Sadek’s vast experience as a leading bariatric surgeon and pioneering development of safety protocols has resulted in him having one of the lowest complication rates in the Northeast. What this means for patients is a quicker recovery and the ability to resume their lives. Dr. Sadek’s stellar reputation has led patients from across the world to seek out his surgical expertise. Throughout his prestigious career, he has helped to save and change the lives of thousands of patients.

    Dr. Sadek has expertise in both surgical and non-surgical weight loss procedures. Dr. Sadek and his team routinely perform weight loss surgery including the Roux-en-Y (RNY) Gastric Bypass, Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG), Adolescent Bariatric Surgery, Lap-Band, and weight loss surgery revisions. The non-surgical weight loss procedures he offers patients are the ORBERA Intragastric Balloon, ReShape Balloon, and Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty. Additionally, Dr. Sadek excels in performing general surgery and hernia repairs.

    Bariatric Surgery in New Jersey

    We have five convenient locations in Somerset, Marlboro, Hillsborough, Princeton, and East Brunswick, New Jersey. Dr. Sadek and his team will be dedicated to your personalized care throughout your weight loss journey.

    If you want help with your weight loss goals and are ready to take the first step on your bariatric surgery journey, Dr. Sadek and his entire team are here for you! You can attend a free online webinar or an in-person seminar. To register for a seminar, please call us at 855-567-3486. If you would like to speak to one of our caring professionals to schedule an appointment, please call the Advanced Surgical & Bariatrics of NJ main office at 732-640-5316 or fill out our online scheduler form. We look forward to meeting you!



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  • Latest Reviews See all 253 reviews
    avatar Debracumiskey on April 17, 2017

    I couldn't be more happy about the decision I made after meeting with Dr Sadek and having gastric sleeve surgery! This surgery has changed my health and my life forever! Diets did not work for me and the what I lost if I lost More...

    avatar Pinkie79 on Feb. 23, 2017

    I like coming to this office. Mabel, Angelica, and Jenifer were very helpful and understanding to my needs. If I had to reccomend someone for surgery I would definitely reccomend them to come here.

    avatar Poodleluvs on Jan. 26, 2017

    Dr.Sadek and his TEAM is superb! I am a high risk patient. Dr. Sadek left no stone unturned with my clearances and weight lose prior to surgery. The Surgical Team was super--knowledgeable,skilled, compassionate, and empathetic. Dr. Melman cared for me while overnight in More...

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