Robotic-Assisted Bariatric Surgeon Hesham Atwa, MD, FACS, FASMBS, and Long Island Laparoscopic Doctors Are Treating the Pandemic Health Problems of Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes and Novel Coronaviruses Through Advanced Weight Loss Surgery

Growing research into COVID-19 supports that underlying conditions such as hypertension, Type 2 diabetes and obesity, factor into the severity of patient disease and health outcomes, including heightened mortality rate. Dr. Atwa and his colleagues at Long Island Laparoscopic Doctors are helping shape the future of treating obesity and its associated conditions in the face of a global pandemic.

Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center: World-Class Bariatric Care in a Community Setting

While bariatric surgery has been performed for some time at Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center (BMHMC), the American College of Surgeons-accredited program has added surgeons and deepened collaborations to provide a true comprehensive bariatric care model.

David Buchin, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Long Island Obesity Surgery, P.C., Incorporates New Procedures and Time-tested Techniques in Bariatric Surgery Practice

Dr. Buchin is a leader in weight-loss treatments for the New York metropolitan area, specializing in revisional bariatric surgery, vertical sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass and more.

Arif Ahmad, MD, FACS, FRCS: Guiding the Bariatric Center at Mather Hospital toward Excellence

Arif Ahmad, MD, FACS, FRCS, relies on surgical experience, high standards of care and empathy for patients to lead the John T. Mather Memorial Hospital’s Center of Excellence in Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery.