Samuel Wasser

Bariatric Surgeon
Rating: 5.0 out of 5 with 34 ratings

Samuel Wasser Bariatric Surgeon M.D.

Samuel Wasser Bariatric Surgeon Picture

30 yr Experience

16 yr in Bariatrics

28 yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

13 yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

90% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 18

Max Age of Patient is 80

  • About Me

    Virtua is currently providing our free Bariatric Information Seminars via a webinar format. Please email [email protected] or call 856-246-4155 to register.  Our surgeons are also offering telehealth visits for all patient appointments.


    Dr. Samuel Wasser is a native of New Jersey, and has practiced in Burlington county for 10 years. He received his Bachelor’s degree at George Washington University in 1979 and his MD degree from George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, DC, in 1983. His postgraduate surgical residencies were at Thomas Jefferson Medical College Hospital and Morristown Memorial Hospital. Dr. Wasser was the Chief of the section of vascular surgery at Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County and the director of the peripheral vascular noninvasive diagnostic laboratory when he served there.  

    He is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, and in addition to being board certified by the American Board of Surgery in 1989. in 2002 he started doing open Roux Y Gastric Bypass and then initiated the laparoscopic approach in 2005. Since 2005 he has been exclusively doing laparoscopic bypasses and lap bands and was one of the first surgeons in south Jersey to perform the sleeve gastrectomy in 2008. He has performed over 1000 laparoscopic weight loss procedures as well as revisional procedures and about 1300 weight loss procedures up to date. He was named Top Doc in South Jersey in Bariatric Surgery the last 3years. I have recently completed robotic training and am now offering Robotic assisted laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomies and Duodenal Switches. Dr. Wasser is a verified surgeon with the MBSAQIP. 

  • Latest Reviews See all 34 reviews
    avatar HelenHarris on Sept. 9, 2013

    I am considering the Lapband and If I do decide to have this done, I would only allow Doctor Wasser take care of me. My daughter had a differetn weight loss surgery done with his group and it saved her life, she had severe tacacardia More...

    avatar wana_b_me on May 29, 2013

    Dr.Wasser is simply the best. I'm almost 6 weeks post -op and feeling pretty good. I have a problem with one of the office staff. I think it's just a personality clash. Other than that all the staff is very helpful. So More...

    avatar Sparkles_loss on March 22, 2013

    My surgeon Dr. Wasser, very gentle and a warm heart (cold hands)inside thing between me and my Doctor. Dr. Wasser kept me informed of everything he was going to do, how i should be feeling, as well as not feeling. My overall review of More...

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