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Advanced Laparoscopic Associates
Tel: (201) 646-1121
Fax (201) 646-1110

Main Office:
35 Plaza 81 Route 4 West
Suite 401
Paramus, NJ 07652 Map

377 Jersey Avenue, Suite 470
Jersey City, NJ 07302 Map

7600 River Rd, Suite 302
North Bergen, NJ 07047 Map

Hospital Affiliations:
Hackensack University Medical Center
Hackensack, NJ 07601 Map

Hackensack UMC at Pascack Valley
250 Old Hook Road
Westwood, NJ Map

HackensackUMC Palisades
7600 River Rd
North Bergen, NJ 07047 Map

SurgiCare of Carlstadt
630 Broad St
Carlstadt, NJ 07072 Map


Meet the Team

Empowering you to take control of your future

The decision to pursue weight-loss surgery should be made with care and consideration. Choosing a surgeon with the skill and experience to help you safely reach your weight-loss goals is the first critical step. At Advanced Laparoscopic Associates, you will enjoy the expertise and care of not one but five highly qualified, board-certified surgeons. Dr. Hans J. Schmidt, Dr. Amit Trivedi, Dr. Douglas R. Ewing, Dr. Sebastian R. Eid, Dr. Seema P. Dhorajia and Dr. Toghrul Talishinskiy are all compassionate, well-credentialed weight-loss surgery experts who are committed to putting your needs first. This means you’ll enjoy focused, personalized care and have the chance to build a lasting bond with your chosen physician. They will spend time with you to answer your questions and address your concerns. They will also walk you through the process step-by-step so you feel empowered to reach your agreed-upon goals.

To learn more about our medical staff click on their names below:

Surgeons

Clinical Staff

Office Staff

Kathleen Connor – Practice Manager

Hazel – Billing Manager
Mercedes - Front Desk Supervisor  
Michele – Pre-Surgical Supervisor

Katina - Pre-Surgical Coordinator 
Caterina – Pre-Surgical Coordinator
Jassmin- Pre-Cert Coordinator
Silvijia - Pre-Cert Coordinator
Catherine - Pre-Cert Coordinator
Jean - Medical Assistant
Kimberly - Medical Receptionist

LeeAnn - Medical Receptionist

Brittany – Medical Billing
Lydia – Scheduling