Eric Sommer

Bariatric Surgeon
Rating: 5.0 out of 5 with 58 ratings

Eric Sommer Bariatric Surgeon MD, FACS, FASMBS

7 yr Experience

7 yr in Bariatrics

7 yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

7 yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

85%% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 18

Max Age of Patient is 75


Adjustable Gastric Band

LAP-BAND

Laparoscopic Greater Curvature Plication

ORBERA Intragastric Balloon

ReShape

Revision

and 4 more...


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Shawn Garber
MD, FACS, FASMBS
Kevin Small Profile Pic
Kevin Small
MD, FACS, Director of Plastic Surgery
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Spencer A. Holover
MD, FACS, FASMBS
John Angstadt Profile Pic
John Angstadt
MD. FACS, FASMBS
Nikhilesh Sekhar Profile Pic
Nikhilesh Sekhar
MD, FACS, FASMBS
Jeffrey Chiao Profile Pic
Jeffrey Chiao
MD, FACS, FASMBS
Channing Chin Profile Pic
Channing Chin
MD, FACS, FASMBS
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Edward Cussatti
MD, FACS, FASMBS
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Naveen Ballem
MD, FACS, FASMBS
Kartik Gohil Profile Pic
Kartik Gohil
MD, FACS, FASMBS
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Harvey Rainville
MD, FACS, FASMBS
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Eva Pilchman
PA-C, MS
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Jennifer Puciloski
PA-C, RD, CDN
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Emily Rogan
PA-C, MSPAC
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Julia Bassi
PA-C,MSHS
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Jen Weston
PA-C, MSPAS, MS, RDN
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Sharon Meltzer
PA-C, RD
Shara Lazar Profile Pic
Shara Lazar
RD, CDN

  • About Me
      We are now offering Telehealth visits and can accommodate new patient consultations and follow up visits!   Visit our website at http://www.stopobesityforlife.com/ to schedule a virtual consultation!   Dr. Sommer was born and grew up on Long Island, New York. He graduated from University of California- Santa Barbara. He completed his general surgery training at Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA. It was at Boston University where his interest grew for Bariatrics and Advanced Laparoscopy. Following completion of his general surgery training, Dr. Sommer completed a fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopic, Bariatric and Robotic Surgery at Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ under the guise of world renowned surgeon Garth H Ballantyne, MD.   At the completion his fellowship he was asked to join Dr. Ballantyne as his partner in his Advanced Laparoscopic, Bariatric and Robotic practice. He was then recruited up to Lawrence and Memorial Hospital in New London, CT as the Director of Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery and created the first Bariatric program in Southeastern Connecticut.   Dr. Sommer has performed 600 bariatric procedures including Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass, Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy and Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding. He also has an extensive advanced laparoscopic background performing laparoscopic Nissen/Toupet fundoplicaton for reflux, laparoscopic inguinal and ventral hernia repair, laparoscopic colectomy and laparoscopic splenectomy.  
    SRC LAP-BAND ASMBS SAGES ACS OAC
  • Latest Reviews See all 58 reviews
    avatar tallywally143 on May 13, 2016

    Dr. Eric Sommer is an amazing surgeon! I am a 26 year old female who felt so down and out all the time and lost the sight of happiness, Dr. Sommer basically gave me a whole new way to look at life! I FEEL GREAT More...

    avatar Kdhturner on Jan. 3, 2016

    My experience with Dr. Sommer and The New York Bariatric Group has been great. My surgery was very successful, and Dr. Sommer was terrific from the initial consultation to post op appointments. The process from my commitment to after surgery has been well organized, and More...

    avatar Ferv on Nov. 24, 2015

    Dr. Sommer gave me a new start on life. At 46 years old I was 286 pounds and had not had any lasting success with weight loss. A year before my first appointment I had started the process with an other doctor, but life got More...

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