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Douglas R. Ewing, MD, FACS
Douglas Ewing, MD, is a surgeon at Advanced Laparoscopic Associates. Dr. Ewing received his bachelor’s degree with honors from Harvard University and his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed an internship and residency at St. Luke’s—Roosevelt Hospital Center and a fellowship in minimally invasive surgery at Hackensack University Medical Center.
Dr. Ewing is board certified and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Ewing is the Division Chief of Minimally Invasive Surgery and the Program Director of the Minimally Invasive/Bariatric Surgery Fellowship at Hackensack University Medical Center.
Dr. Ewing serves as an assistant professor of surgery at Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University and teaches students and residents from:
- Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University
- George’s University School of Medicine
- Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
A sought-after speaker, Dr. Ewing has presented at conferences around the country. He is the author of three textbook chapters and a dozen articles in peer-reviewed journals that include:
- Annals of Vascular Surgery
- Annals of Thoracic Surgery
- Seminars in Laparoscopic Surgery
- Obesity Surgery
- Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases
Getting to Know Dr. Ewing
“I chose to become a laparoscopic specialist because I knew that minimally invasive surgery was at the forefront of surgical innovation. It’s technically challenging for the surgeon and offers improved results and enhanced recovery time for the patient.
“I enjoy both the intellectual and psychological aspects of my interactions with my weight-loss surgery patients. It’s extremely rewarding to see the gratitude expressed by former patients when we are able to help them literally transform their lives through weight loss. Everything changes for them – their health, their social interactions, often even their career. And they are among the most thankful patients you will find. It’s tremendously gratifying for me as a surgeon to play a part in that transformation.
“My goals are to stay at the forefront of surgery, provide leading-edge training and provide patients with the best and most up-to-date care.”
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.