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Bariatric and Metabolic Institute in Staten Island, NY

Join us for the next free weight loss seminar!

Tuesday, January 28 at 7pm
Hilton Garden Inn, Staten Island

Register at 1-718-818-4020


  • What are my options for weight loss surgery?
  • Am I a candidate?
  • What are my next steps?

Bariatric and Metabolic Institute

The level of service provided by Richmond University Medical Center's Bariatric and Metabolic Institute 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.

Phone Hours 718-818-4020
Monday – Thursday 9:00am-5:00pm
Friday 9:00am-4:00pm 

Patient Hours
4434 Amboy Road 10312 Tuesdays 9:00am-1:30pm
1161 Victory Blvd 10301 Tuesdays 3:00pm-7:00pm
355 Bard Avenue Cooke clinic 10310 the 1st  and 3rd  Thursday  of the month from 1:00pm-4:00pm 

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.

Check out our brochure!

Richmond University Medical Center Bariatric and Metabolic Institute Brochure



4434 Amboy Rd
Staten Island, NY 10312
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Hours TBA

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