ALEXANDER D. ABKIN, MD, FACS
Dr. Alexander Abkin and his practice are dedicated to minimally invasive weight loss surgery and medical weight loss management.
Dr. Abkin’s philosophy is that bariatric surgery is a highly successful way to resolve diabetes and other life-threatening medical problems found
in morbidly obese patients. In the past 15 years he has performed more than 6,500 bariatric procedures.
Through regional affiliations, Dr. Abkin provides exceptional care throughout New Jersey by offering a full spectrum of options, including
gastric bypass, adjustable gastric band and sleeve gastrectomy. Using the laparoscopic approach, he helps patients return to a better quality of
life quickly and with less discomfort. The first surgeon in the Northeast to implement the Realize® Band procedure in 2007, he was also the
first surgeon on the East Coast to offer single-incision gastric bypass in 2009.
Dr. Abkin is a board-certified surgeon and his practice is recognized as a Center of Excellence by the American College of Surgeons and
the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. He is also medical director of bariatric care at JFK Medical Center. A fellow of the
American College of Surgeons, Dr. Abkin is a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, the Society of American
Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons and the American Medical Association. This is his seventh consecutive year as a New Jersey Monthly
HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS: Florham Park Surgery Center; JFK Medical Center, Edison; Morristown Medical Center.
MEDICAL TRAINING: First Leningrad University, Russia (MD).
ADVANCED LAPAROSCOPIC SURGEONS OF MORRIS, LLC
83 Hanover Road, Suite 190, Florham Park, NJ 07932 • 973-410-9700 • alsnj.com