GI Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

Clinical Services: GI Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Nutrition
Upper East Side
520 East 70th Street, Starr 8
New York, NY 10021
Mon-Fri 09:00am - 05:00pm
(212) 746-5236
(646) 962-8462

Weill Cornell Weight Loss Surgery Program offers a minimally invasive surgical treatment for morbid obesity. We are one of the largest programs on the east coast with world-class surgeons and a multidisciplinary staff of physician assistants, nurses, nutritionists, psychiatric specialists, medical assistants and support staff.

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Suzanne Madden

"My husband got a referral to see Dr. Afaneh and he is so glad he was able to see him. He has given him hope that he will be able to finally once and for all get rid of his meds for his Hyena hernia and ulcers in his esophagus that he has been suffering from for 20 years. Dr. Afaneh was extremely professional and knowledgeable with this field and we feel that my husband is in the right hands with taking care of him. The nurse practitioner Natasha is so very nice and is there to answer any of you questions and concerns you may have. She went out of her way to make sure my husband Mike knew exactly what he needed to do before his procedure. I would highly recommend them to my family and friends."

Mar 05, 2021
Source: Google
George S.

"I was very impressed with Dr. Dakin from my very first visit. The attention he gave to listen to me the way I describe my medical issues and the thought he gave for ever word I said and then Dr. Dakin follow up question put me at great ease And I felt I’m with The right doctor who will understand and treat my issues to the full extent. So was the fact. Doctor Dakin gave me the right treatment and the right follow up’s to treat my additional medical issues. I’m highly recommending Doctor Dakin’s. Doctor Dakin is most likely from the top Surgen in NYS. Thanks doctor Dakin you made a positive difference in my life. In trusting you as my surgen ...... you in return gave me back a life to enjoy! Thank you George"

Feb 14, 2021
Source: Google

"I had a great telehealth visit and will be having surgery on 12/24/20. This doctor made me feel comfortable, answered all my questions and explained my condition in detail in layman’s terms so I could understand it."

Dec 06, 2020
Source: Healthgrades
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