Samuel Wasser

Bariatric Surgeon
Rating: 5.0 out of 5 with 35 ratings

Samuel Wasser Bariatric Surgeon M.D.

Samuel Wasser Bariatric Surgeon Picture

30 yr Experience

18 yr in Bariatrics

28 yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

15 yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

95% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 18

Max Age of Patient is 80

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  • 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, Bariatric Surgeon

    Samuel Wasser, MD is a board-certified general and bariatric surgeon practicing at Virtua Surgical Group in Moorestown and Cherry Hill, New Jersey. He attended George Washington University where he received his bachelor’s degree and went on to attend to earn his medical degree from George Washington School of Medicine in Washington, DC. His surgical residencies were completed at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Morristown Memorial Hospital.

    A native of New Jersey, Dr. Wasser previously served as the chief of the section of vascular non-invasive diagnostic laboratory at Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County and also as the director of the peripheral vascular noninvasive diagnostic laboratory when he served there.

    Dr. Wasser is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners and a fellow of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). He is a member of the American Medical Association, the New Jersey Medical Society, the Vascular Society of New Jersey, and the Eastern Vascular Society. Dr. Wasser was named Top Doc in New Jersey in Bariatric Surgery for three years in a row.

    Bariatric Surgery with Dr. Wasser

    I went into the field of surgery to help people. This has become more gratifying being in the field of bariatric surgery. I not only make people thinner, but I can cure many of their disease processes. -Dr. Wasser

    Dr. Wasser is known by his patients as a warm and attentive surgeon. He is skilled in the very latest in technology and surgical techniques. As an experienced bariatric surgeon, he was one of the first surgeons in New Jersey to perform the Sleeve Gastrectomy in 2008. Trained and skilled in performing da Vinci robot-assisted laparoscopic surgery, he performs the Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (RNY), Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG), Duodenal Switch (DS), Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band (Lap-Band), Laparoscopic Modified Duodenal Switch/SADI, and bariatric surgery revisions.

    Weight Loss Surgery in New Jersey with Dr. Wasser

    If you're considering bariatric surgery, you can trust Dr. Wasser and Virtua’s nationally accredited bariatric surgery program in New Jersey for the complex range of care you need for weight loss that lasts a lifetime. All bariatric surgery candidates are required to complete an information session. We invite you to join one of our free bariatric surgery information sessions where you will meet our surgeons and talk with patients who have achieved weight-loss success or for your convenience, an online information seminar is available. Take the first step to your healthiest life today and call our Virtua Bariatric Navigation Team at 856-246-4155 to schedule a consultation.

  • Latest Reviews See all 35 reviews
    avatar Brian S. on Aug. 13, 2020

    Dr. Wasser is a life saver. At 42 years old I decided to change my life. I am 6'5 and weighed 437lbs. I meet with Dr. Wasser in Feb 2019. He had me push myself in ways I hadn't been pushed in years More...

    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...

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