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Bariatric and Metabolic Institute in Staten Island, NY

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Richmond University Medical Center
Bariatric and Metabolic Institute

The level of service provided by Richmond University Medical Center's Institute of Weight Loss and Metabolic Surgery in Staten Island, NY is unsurpassed. Our team operates with the highest level of integrity when it comes to improving the health of patients suffering from morbid obesity. We strive to improve medical co-morbidities and achieve weight loss goals while still being mindful of the sensitivity and needs of our patients. Whether you require surgery or other treatments, we will go the extra mile to keep you comfortable and at ease throughout the procedure.

If you are struggling with losing weight, and require surgical options, get in touch with Richmond University Medical Center's Institute of Weight Loss and Metabolic Surgeon. Dr Alex Barkan will happily help you on your journey to live healthier, lighter and longer.

Meet the Doctor:
Alex Barkan, M.D., M.B.A, F.A.C.S, F.A.S.M.B.S

Bariatric Surgeon/ General/ Laparoscopic/ Endoscopy: Practicing full spectrum of Bariatric Surgery since 2006.  Performed over a thousand surgeries including, gastric bypasses, gastric sleeves, revisions, conversions and lap bands.  Have been using the Davinci robot system since 2013. Performed several hundred robotic surgeries including gastric bypasses, gastric sleeves, and full spectrum of general surgery. Perform over hundred endoscopies per year.



4434 Amboy Rd
Staten Island, NY 10312
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Services Offered

The Institute for Weight Loss and Metabolic Surgery provides the following services:

  • Sleeve gastrectomy
  • Gastric bypass
  • Bariatric conversion surgery
  • Bariatric revision surgery
  • Lap band surgery
  • Endoscopy services
  • Support groups