Upcoming Seminars

December 8, 2021 | 6:30-8:00PM | Hackensack UMC at Pascack Valley

December 15, 2021 | 6:30-8:00PM | Hackensack University Medical Center

December 22, 2021 | 6:30-8:00PM | Palisades Medical Center

January 12, 2022 | 6:30-8:00PM | Hackensack UMC at Pascack Valley

January 19, 2022 | 6:30-8:00PM | Hackensack University Medical Center

January 26, 2022 | 6:30-8:00PM | Hudson County

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 bariatric 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 bariatric surgeons in New Jersey. Drs. Hans J. Schmidt, Amit Trivedi, Douglas R. Ewing, Sebastian R. Eid, 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.

Bariatric Surgeons

Hans J. Schmidt, MD, FACS

Hans J. Schmidt, MD, FACS

SURGEON

Amit Trivedi, MD

Amit Trivedi, MD

SURGEON

Douglas R. Ewing, MD, FACS

Douglas R. Ewing, MD, FACS

SURGEON

Sebastian R. Eid, MD, FACS

Sebastian R. Eid, MD, FACS

SURGEON

Sarah S. Wong, MD, FACS

Sarah S. Wong, MD, FACS

SURGEON

Jeffrey J. Kraft, MD

Jeffrey J. Kraft, MD

SURGEON

Seema P. Dhorajia, DO

Seema P. Dhorajia, DO

SURGEON

Clinical Staff

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

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

Nurse Practitioner

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

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

Registered Dietitian

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 (201) 646-1121 today and schedule your consultation with one of our surgeons! Or use our online Request an Appointment form.