Why Choose Us?


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.

  • 0 percent mortality in Bariatric surgery in more than 4500 cases over 15 years.
  • One of the lowest complication rates for Bariatric surgery in NY state.
  • Most sleeves, bypasses and bands in Suffolk county.
  • Director of Robotic Surgery at Mather Hospital.
  • Director of Mather Hospital Bariatric Facility, a recognized “Center of Excellence in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery” by the Surgical Review Corporation.
  • Surgeon of Excellence in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery by the Surgical Review Corporation.
  • Surgeon of Excellence in Robotic Surgery by the Surgical Review Corporation.
  • Largest number of bariatric procedures on Long Island. With the lowest complication rates in New York state.
  • Dr. Ahmad has an impeccable track record for safety and success with over 30 years experience.
  • Over 10,000 bariatric, general and endoscopic procedures performed
  • Has performed the largest number of bariatric surgeries in Suffolk County Every year for the last six years. (2009 to 2015)
  • Awarded a Center of Excellence since 2007.
  • One of the top records for long-term weight loss, high-quality care, and compassionate staff
  • Dr. Ahmad and his practice represent the forefront of Bariatric surgery using the most cutting edge technology in the state of New York
  • One of the first surgeons in Suffolk County to perform the gastric bypass surgery, utilizing the laparoscopic approach.
  • Performed the first single incision Realize Gastric Banding in Long Island.
  • Dr. Ahmad is rated one of America’s top surgeons by Pulse magazine and the Consumer Research Council
  • Named one of the top 15 leaders in Bariatric surgery in America by Newsweek magazine
  • Dr. Ahmad has been Named a “Leader in Weight Loss” by TIME Magazine, and is featured in the October 7th 2013 edition.

Dr. Ahmad is a pioneer in minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery. He is the first bariatric surgeon in Suffolk County to use the advanced daVinci robotic system to perform a bariatric procedure.

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