Bariatric Surgeons in New Jersey | Meet Our Team of Experts
Upcoming Seminars

November 7, 2018 | Palisades Medical Center
November 14, 2018 | Hackensack University Medical Center, Hekemian Conference Center
November 28, 2018 | St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, Auditorium #2

 

December 05, 2018 | 6:30-8:00PM | Courtyard Jersey City Newport, Conference Rooms 5&6
December 12, 2018 | 6:30-8:00PM | Hackensack UMC at Pascack Valley
December 19, 2018 | 6:30-8:00PM | Hackensack University Medical Center, Hekemian Conference Center
December 26, 2018 | 6:30-8:00PM | St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, Auditorium #2

January 2, 2019 | 6:30-8:00PM | Palisades Medical Center
January 23, 2019 | 6:30-8:00PM | Holiday Inn Fort Lee

February 6, 2019 | 6:30-8:00PM | Courtyard Jersey City Newport, Conference Rooms 5&6

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.

Bariatric 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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Clinical Staff

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

Aida – Business Manager
Hazel – Billing Manager
Silvija – Front Office Manager
Michele – Surgical Supervisor
Margarita – Medical Billing
Lydia – Medical Billing
Laura – Medical Billing
Sandra – Medical Records/Credentialing

Melissa – Surgical Coordinator
Ana – Surgical Coordinator
Carmen – Surgical Authorizations
Lorena – Surgical Authorizations
Danielle – Pre-Admission Testing Coordinator
Raina – Call Center Supervisor
Miriam – Call Center
Brianna – Insurance Verifications
Michael – Front desk/Medical Assistant
Adrian – Medical Assistant

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.