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Specializes in Bariatric Surgery • Male • Age 52

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Dr. Abkin's Experience

Dr. Abkin's Care Philosophy


  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Bariatric Medicine
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Adjustable Gastric Banding
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Bowel Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Diet Counseling
  • Endocrine Surgical Procedure
  • Foregut Surgery
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Banding
  • Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Sleeve Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laproscopic
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Endocrine Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Ventral Herniorrhaphy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Single Incision Gallbladder Removal
  • Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vagotomy
  • Ventral Herniorrhaphy
  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Achalasia
  • Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Diabetes
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallstones
  • Gastointestinal Tract Tumors
  • Groin Hernia
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hypertension
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intussusception
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Diseases
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Obesity
  • Obesity Associated Asthma
  • Paraesophageal Hernia
  • Pediatric Obesity
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Traumatic Hernia
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

Background Check for Dr. Abkin

0 Malpractice Claims

  • No malpractice history found for New Jersey.
  • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

  • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Awards & Recognitions


Media & Publications

  • NJ Top Docs, 2010
  • Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, 2011
  • NJ TOP DOCS, 2008
  • NJ TOP DOCS, 2011
  • NJ TOP DOCS, 2007
  • NJ TOP DOCS, 2009

Education & Training

Medical School

First Leningrad I P Pavlov Med Inst, St Petersburg, Russia
Graduated in 1986

Internship Hospital

Morristown Memorial Hospital
Complete in 1991

Residency Hospital

Morristown Memorial Hospital
Complete in 1996

Undergraduate Schools

First Leningrad I P Pavlov Medical Institute
Graduated in 1981

Other Education

Art Of Laparoscopic Surgical Course
Complete in 1996
Ecfmg Certification
Complete in 1991
Masters Course In Bariatric Surgery
Complete in 1999

Languages Spoken by Dr. Abkin & Staff

  • English
  • Russian

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