Seun Sowemimo

Bariatric Surgeon
Rating: 4.99680511182 out of 5 with 298 ratings

Seun Sowemimo Bariatric Surgeon MD, FACS, FASMBS

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11 yr Experience

11 yr in Bariatrics

18 yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

11 yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

85% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 18

Max Age of Patient is 70

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  • About Me

    Dr. Seun Sowemimo, Bariatric Surgeon

    Effective March 31, 2020, Prime Surgicare offers virtual office visits for new bariatric consultations, pre-op and post-op visits with key staff members.

    Visit for more information or call (732) 414-2707.



    Seun Sowemimo, MD, FACS, FASMBS (affectionately known by his patients as Dr. Seun) is a nationally recognized, board-certified general and bariatric surgeon specializing in laparoscopic and robotic minimally invasive weight loss surgery at Prime Surgicare in Freehold, New Jersey.

    As the Founder and Medical Director of Prime Surgicare, Dr. Seun is known for his surgical expertise and his dedication to the health and well-being of each and every patient. He earned his medical degree at the University of Lagos in Nigeria and completed a clinical clerkship at Kings College Hospital in London and began his surgical training at the Royal College of Surgeons of England. His residency and internship were completed at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons where he was named Chief Resident. He then went on to fellowship train in advanced minimally invasive (laparoscopic), robotic and open bariatric surgery at Yale University, Hospital of St. Raphael.

    Dr. Seun is a fellow of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (FASMBS) and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS). He is a member of the American Medical Association (AMA), the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES). Dr. Seun regularly presents at professional and patient-focused talks at medical societies and national meetings

    Dr. Seun is passionate about educating and supporting bariatric surgery patients that is a frequent contributing featured author on

    Weight Loss Surgery with Dr. Seun

    If your mother, sister or brother needed surgery, how would you want them to be treated? I’m proud to say, at Prime Surgicare, we CARE about our patients before, during and long after the operation is over. This is important to me and why I became a surgeon. -Dr. Seun

    At Prime Surgicare, Dr. Seun and his team of caring healthcare professionals believe that their relationship with every patient is paramount. Dr. Seun is dedicated to providing excellence in patient care. As a second-generation surgeon, Dr. Seun was taught "primum noncere" (first, do no harm) by his father and he lives up to that lesson by providing high-quality patient care with a personal and compassionate touch and expert surgical techniques.

    Dr. Seun has superb surgical skills, so he expertly performs the Roux-en-Y (RNY) Gastric Bypass, Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG), Lap-Band Removals and weight loss surgery revisions as well as general surgery procedures including procedures to treat diverticulitis, gallbladder and hernia conditions.

    Bariatric Surgery in New Jersey

    From his many years of experience working with bariatric surgery patients, Dr. Seun understands the process of deciding to have bariatric surgery and promises you the best possible patient experience. Dr. Seun and his team are here to help you reach your optimal and healthy weight loss goals! You have our commitment and trust that we will be there for you every step of the way throughout your weight loss journey.

    We welcome you, supportive friends and family members to attend one of our free Patient Information Seminars where you will meet Dr. Seun and learn about your surgical options. You will have an opportunity to ask questions and make an appointment for a personal one-on-one consultation. You can contact us online or give us a call at 732-982-2002. We look forward to meeting you soon!


    Our philosophy at Prime Surgicare comprises three facets of care that all of our employees have adopted: Quality. Care. Trust. -Dr. Seun

    ObesityHelp Contributing Author Team

    Author: Dr. Seun Sowemimo

    Managing Hormone Changes After Weight Loss Surgery 
    Rex Ryan and Rob Ryan Undergo Lap Band Removal 
    Pokémon Go for Exercise, Fun, and WLS! 
    You Gained Some Weight… Four Simple Steps to Get Back on Track! 
    Bowel Obstruction After WLS:  Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

    Featured Patients - Before & After

    Before & After VSG with Joan, down 85 pounds!
    Before & After VSG & PCOS with Carissa R., losing 150 pounds! 
    Before & After Gastric Sleeve with Erin! 

  • Latest Reviews See all 298 reviews
    avatar lauraboora on May 25, 2018

    So very pleased with Dr. Togbe and the entire Prime Surgicare practice. I smile every day now because of them. Would highly recommend them.

    avatar Stamje on Oct. 1, 2017

    What can I say??? I wear dresses now with confidence I'm healthy, happy, and so much more I live Thank you team !!!!!

    avatar Fmiraglia99 on Aug. 8, 2017

    In April of 2016 I met with Dr.Seun for a consultation. I was scared and nervous and didn't know what to expect. I immediately felt comfortable with Dr. Seun, and knew I was making the right decision. The next 3 months I prepared More...

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