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GI Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

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About Us

Weill Cornell Medicine’s comprehensive weight loss surgery program provides long-term solutions for patients who continually struggle with their weight.

Ranked #14 nationwide, Weill Cornell Medicine’s Division of Gastrointestinal Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery is proud to partner with NewYork-Presbyterian, ranked #6 in the nation and #1 in NYC  by US News and World Report.

Our physicians are concerned about how heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, arthritis, and even sleep disorders are often the consequences of excessive weight. We understand it can be very challenging, and while many people can succeed in achieving some weight loss, sustaining that weight loss or maintaining optimal weight is often difficult, and for some, impossible. 

To help patients lose weight, we offer counseling, medical obesity screening, surgery, if indicated, and extensive follow-up by an expert team of board-certified bariatric surgeons, including gastric sleeve surgeons, as well as advanced nurse practitioners, physician's assistants, and registered dietitians.

GI Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery in New York

Our world-renowned surgeons have pioneered innovative surgical procedures that are at the forefront of weight-loss techniques, as well as laparoscopic procedures for a broad range of digestive disorders. We specialize in minimally invasive bariatric surgery, enabling our patients to undergo weight-loss procedures that can be performed through small incisions, which facilitates faster recovery. At Weill Cornell Medicine, our weight loss surgery options include gastric bypass surgery and vertical sleeve gastrectomy, all performed at NewYork-Presbyterian, the #1 hospital in NYC 17 years in a row.

Most recently, the American College of Surgeons has accredited NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center as a Center of Excellence in bariatric surgery with the highest possible designation – the first program to be so named in New York State and one of only seven nationwide.

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1283 York Avenue, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10065
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520 East 70th Street, Starr 8
New York, NY 10021
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Dr. Alfons Pomp, the chief of laparoscopic and bariatric surgery, describes the treatments he and his team of specialists offer, including weight-loss surgery and procedures in the esophagus and stomach.

What Our Patients Are Saying

Renee Schnabel
Talking about Rasa Zarnegar, M.D.

"I would highly recommend Dr Zarnegar to anyone experiencing Adrenal or hiatal hernia problems. I have been a patient for four years two surgeries. He has taken time to listen and explain. His staff Erica and all are outstanding"

Jun 11, 2018
Source: Healthgrades
Anonymous

"I felt very comfortable speaking to Adiana about my concerns - it is obvious that she is very knowledgeable in her field! I look forward to working with her in the future."

Jun 04, 2018
Source: ZocDoc
John Kelly
Talking about Alfons Pomp, M.D.

"Exudes confidence makes you feel at ease and know you are in good hands. His team from Dr Pomp to his secretary explained every procedure in detail and created a road map that is very easy to follow."

Apr 25, 2018
Source: Google
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