Upcoming Seminars

December 6, 2017 | Courtyard Jersey City Newport
December 13, 2017 | Hekemian Conference Center, Hackensack University Medical Center

* All seminars are Wednesdays from 6:30-8:30pm

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 highly qualified, board-certified surgeons. Drs. Hans J. Schmidt, Amit Trivedi, Douglas R. Ewing, Sebastian R. Eid, Seema P. Dhorajia, Toghrul Talishinskiy, Jeffrey J. Kraft, and Sarah S. Wong 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.

Surgeons

Hans J. Schmidt, MD, FACS

Hans J. Schmidt, MD, FACS

SURGEON

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Amit Trivedi, MD

Amit Trivedi, MD

SURGEON

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Douglas R. Ewing, MD, FACS

Douglas R. Ewing, MD, FACS

SURGEON

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Sebastian R. Eid, MD, FACS

Sebastian R. Eid, MD, FACS

SURGEON

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Seema P. Dhorajia, DO

Seema P. Dhorajia, DO

SURGEON

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Toghrul Talishinskiy, MD

Toghrul Talishinskiy, MD

SURGEON

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Sarah S. Wong, MD

Sarah S. Wong, MD

SURGEON

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Jeffrey J. Kraft, MD

Jeffrey J. Kraft, MD

SURGEON

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Clinincal Staff

Kathleen M. Connor, BSN, RN, CBN, HN-BC

Kathleen M. Connor, BSN, RN, CBN, HN-BC

Director of the Aftercare Program

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Nadia M. Setzer, MSN, RN, APN-C

Nadia M. Setzer, MSN, RN, APN-C

Nurse Practitioner

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Jennifer H. Blume, MS, RD, CDN, ACSM-CPT

Jennifer H. Blume, MS, RD, CDN, ACSM-CPT

Registered Dietitian

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Office Staff

Kathleen M. Connor – Practice Administrator
Jessica – Administrative Assistant
Hazel – Billing Manager
Michele – Surgical Supervisor
Silvija – Front Office Supervisor
Brittany – Medical Billing
Laura – Medical Billing
Anthony – Medical Records/Credentialing

Melissa – Surgical Coordinator
Carmen – Surgical Coordinator
Miriam – Surgical Coordinator
Luisa – Surgical Coordinator
Reina – Medical Receptionist
Adrian – Medical Assistant
Brent – Medical Assistant
Damion – Seminar Coordinator

For additional information, all prospective patients are invited to attend a free educational seminar.
Seminars are a great source of information about the procedure you are considering, and they allow you to meet the surgeons as well as ask any questions you may have. You may also have the opportunity to meet some post-operative patients.

Call today, (201) 646-1121 and schedule your consultation! Or use our online Request an Appointment form.