Leader in Weight Loss & General Surgery

Our practice is recognized as a leading bariatric surgical facility in the State of New York and represents New York's top-notch institution for patients suffering from morbid obesity. We have the talent, technology and experience to provide you with the highest quality surgical care.

Why Choose Us?

  • Surgeries Bariatric, General, Endoscopic Surgeries
  • Bariatric surgery in NY state Lowest complication rates for Bariatric surgery in NY state.
  • Robotic Surgery Surgeon of Excellence in Robotic Surgery
  • 2007 Awarded a Center of Excellence Awarded a Center of Excellence since 2007

Why Choose Us?

  • Surgeries Bariatric, General, Endoscopic Surgeries
  • Bariatric surgery in NY state Lowest complication rates for Bariatric surgery in NY state.
  • Surgeon of Excellence in Robotic Surgery
  • 2007 Awarded a Center of Excellence Awarded a Center of Excellence since 2007
  • Meet Dr. Arif Ahmad

    Arif Ahmad MD, FRCS, FACS is recognized as one of America's top surgeons. He specializes in minimally invasive surgery. This cutting edge surgery is done with small incisions and minimal pain and scarring.

    • TIME Magazine Leader in Weight Loss"Leader in Weight Loss" by TIME Magazine
    • Pulse Magazine Top Surgeons Top Surgeons by Pulse Magazine
  • WHAT OUR PATIENTS ARE SAYING

    Dr Ahmad was great from the beginning all the way through the post-op. Had the Gastric Sleeve 5 weeks ago and I feel great and already down 40 pounds! I followed the diet plan and eating advice and I feel great. The office staff from the front desk to the nutrition appts were courteous and friendly. This was a great choice and I wouldn't change a thing!! Thanks Dr Ahmad and staff!

  • WHAT OUR PATIENTS ARE SAYING

    The ease of working with this medical practice is wonderful. The bedside manners of the drs is wonderful. All questions are always answered. The whole time is kind and encouraging both before and after surgery. The hospital stay was pleasant. I would recommend this practice to anyone considering. surgery. Dr Ahmad is a very kind man and is always there for his patients.

  • WHAT OUR PATIENTS ARE SAYING

    Dr. Ahmad is amazing as well as the 2 doctors involved as well ( do not want to sabatoge their names by misspelling ). Very caring as well as helpful , informative , and extremely easy to talk to .

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