Alexander D. Abkin, MD, FACS
ADVANCED LAPAROSCOPIC SURGEONS OF MORRIS, LLC
83 Hanover Road, Suite 190, Florham Park, NJ 07932
973-410-9700 • alsnj.com
Dr. Alexander Abkin’s practice is dedicated to providing a comprehensive, permanent weight loss solution with both bariatric surgery and
medical options. His team includes surgeons, a nurse practitioner, registered nurses, registered dietitians and behavioral health professionals.
An innovator in his field, Dr. Abkin is one of the first to o;er the ReShape™ intragastric balloon, approved earlier this year by the FDA. He
was the first surgeon in the Northeast to implant the Realize® Band in 2007, and the first surgeon on the East Coast to perform a single-incision gastric bypass in 2009. He and his group provide a full spectrum of surgical weight loss services, including laparoscopic gastric bypass,
vertical sleeve gastrectomy, adjustable gastric band and revision surgery. In the past 17 years, he has performed more than 7,500 bariatric
Dr. Abkin is a board-certified surgeon, and his practice was 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 surgery at JFK Medical Center, designated
a comprehensive bariatric surgery center by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program. A fellow
of the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Abkin is a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and the Society of
American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons. This is his ninth consecutive year as a New Jersey Monthly Top Doctor.
HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS: Florham Park Surgery Center; JFK Medical Center, Edison; Morristown Medical Center. MEDICAL TRAINING:
First Leningrad University, Russia (MD).