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Our Bariatric Surgery Program is your best chance for success

If you're overweight by 100 pounds or more, bariatric surgery may be your best option for safe, long-lasting weight loss. Hackensack University Medical Center offers surgeons with unsurpassed experience and our comprehensive patient-care programs offer you the support and encouragement you need for long-term success. We’ve helped thousands lose weight and keep it off – we can help you too.

More Experience – We've performed one of the highest volumes of surgeries in the state and all our physicians are experts in all the latest options – from lap band to minimally-invasive gastric bypass. Learn about all your treatment options.

More Support – In addition to having a dedicated surgical weight loss floor designed around your total comfort and care, an entire team of dietitians, counselors, surgeons and nurses are with you before, during and after surgery to help you reach your goals. Learn more about the aftercare advantage.

More Success – Our program offers the state's most comprehensive life-long care – helping thousands safely achieve weight loss. In fact, our complication rates for gastric bypass surgery are among the lowest in the entire nation.

Meet Our Physicians

schmidtDr. Hans Schmidt, M.D., FACS
Division Chief, Bariatric Surgery, Hackensack University Medical Center
Specialty: Minimally Invasive Surgery, Gastric Banding, Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve
Education: University of Medicine & Dentistry, NJ
Residency: Surgery, University of Medicine & Dentistry, NJ
Board Certification: American Board of Surgery
Clinical Assistant: Surgery, University of Medicine & Dentistry, NJ
 

ewingDr. Douglas Ewing, M.D., FACS
Clinical Director, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery Fellowship, Hackensack University Medical Center
Specialty: Minimally Invasive Surgery, Gastric Banding, Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve
Education: Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, NY
Residency: Surgery, St. Luke’s -Roosevelt Hospital, NY
Board Certification: American Board of Surgery
Fellowship: Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Hackensack University Medical Center, NJ
Clinical Assistant: Surgery, University of Medicine & Dentistry, NJ

trivediDr. Amit Trivedi, M.D.
Specialty: Minimally Invasive Surgery, Gastric Banding, Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve
Education: Stony Brook University School of Medicine, NY
Residency: Surgery, University of Medicine & Dentistry, NJ
Board Certification: American Board of Surgery
Fellowship: Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Hackensack University Medical Center, NJ
Clinical Assistant: Surgery, University of Medicine & Dentistry, NJ
 

eidDr. Sebastian Eid, M.D.
Specialty: Minimally Invasive Surgery, Gastric Banding, Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve
Education: University of Louisville School of Medicine, KY
Residency: Surgery, University of Medicine & Dentistry, NJ
Board Certification: American Board of Surgery
Fellowship: Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Hackensack University Medical Center, NJ
Clinical Assistant: Surgery, University of Medicine & Dentistry, NJ

 
 
 
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