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JFK For Life Bariatric Surgeon voted NJ TOP DOCS in Weight Loss Surgery by New Jersey Monthly Magazine

Dr. Alexander Abkin, Medical Director of JFK For Life, has once again been voted as a NJ Top Doc by NJ Monthly magazine. Dr. Abkin is dedicated to minimally invasive weight loss surgery and medical weight loss management.

Dr. Alexander Abkin is a board-certified general surgeon and experienced bariatric surgeon, having performed over 6,000 bariatric procedures in the past 10 years. He performs several types of bariatric surgery procedures, including Gastric Bypass Surgery, Lap Band Surgery, Realize Band Surgery, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS), ROSE Procedure, and Vertical Banded Gastroplasty (VBG). Dr. Abkin performs most bariatric procedures laparoscopically, averaging 8 to 10 procedures per week.

Dr. Abkin has specialized training in laparoscopic and bariatric surgical techniques, completed under the guidance of Dr. Philip Schauer in Pittsburgh. He is a member of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery, the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, and the American Medical Association. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS).

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