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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.
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“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.”