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

Our Surgeons

Amit Trivedi, MD

Amit Trivedi, MD, is a board certified surgeon at Advanced Laparoscopic Associates. Dr. Trivedi received his bachelor and medical degrees from SUNY Stony Brook University in New York, and completed his internship and residency at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (formerly the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey). He completed a fellowship in advanced laparoscopic and robotic surgery at Hackensack University Medical Center. Dr. Trivedi is the Chairman of the department of surgery at Hackensack University Medical Center at Pascack Valley and is a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons.

A pioneer in robotic surgery, Dr. Trivedi performed the first set of robotic surgeries in the United States using advanced augmented intelligence features in real time. These surgeries were performed using the TransEnterix Senhance Robotic Surgical SystemTM. Click here to find out more about this exciting technology.

He is the author of a textbook chapter on robotic hernia surgery and a journal article in Surgical Forum on hemorrhagic shock. He is an active lecturer, giving presentations around the country and the world, including Bermuda, California, Florida, New York, Japan and Sweden.

Dr. Trivedi has been featured on The View (after he performed Rosie O’Donnell’s sleeve gastrectomy surgery) and The Dr. Oz Show to discuss bariatric and weight loss surgery.

Dr. Trivedi teaches students and residents from:

Awards and Recognition

  • NJ.com Excellence in Bariatric Surgery, multiple years
  • New Jersey Monthly Top Doc, multiple years
  • Castle Connelly Top Doctors

Getting to Know Dr. Trivedi

“I always knew I wanted to be a doctor and began pursuing my training right after high school. As I was completing my surgical residency, laparoscopic surgery was just coming to the forefront. I recognized immediately that it was the wave of the future and that I wanted to be on the leading edge of minimally invasive procedures.

What I find most rewarding about bariatric surgery is that it allows me to develop lifelong relationships with my patients. Observing the change in a person’s health from this one intervention is amazing – and the change is almost immediate. It impacts one’s health and personality and changes the way a person is perceived. It’s gratifying to be a part of that.

I think a lot of people are fearful about weight-loss surgery because they have received misinformation. That’s why we focus on educating our prospective patients right from the start. We want them to know that weight loss surgery is a good and safe option in the hands of the right surgeon.”

Patient Stories

Rosie O’donnell’s Weight Loss: Hear from Her Surgeon, Dr. Trivedi

Lasting Legacy With Weight Loss Surgery


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.