Dr. Abraham Krikhely, MD

Dr. Abraham Krikhely, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
38 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Abraham Krikhely, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 5 years. He specializes in bariatric surgery, general surgery, and more.Read his story

Columbia University Medical Center

161 Fort Washington Ave Fl 5

New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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more than 85% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
more than 83% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
more than 79% of peers

Dr. Krikhely's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Krikhely's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Krikhely "An experienced bariatric and general surgeon, Dr. Krikhely has clinical interests including hernia surgery, surgical treatment of GERD and hiatal hernias, benign and malignant gastrointestinal disease, and robotic surgery. Dr. Krikhely obtained his undergraduate degree from NYU Stern School of Business and his medical degree from NYU School of Medicine. He continued his studies at NYU School of Medicine for residency training in General Surgery, after which he completed his fellowship training in Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery at Montefiore Medical Center. He then joined the full-time faculty at Maimonides Medical Center, where he built a successful practice focusing on bariatric and minimally invasive abdominal surgery. Dr. Krikhely's qualifications include Board Certification by the American Board of Surgery and membership in the American College of Surgeons (ACS), the Society of American Endoscopic and Gastrointestinal Surgeons (SAGES), and American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). Dr. Krikhely regularly publishes in his field and presents at national and international meetings."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Krikhely "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "

5  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

24  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colon Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diverticulitis
  • Gastric Cancer, Borrmann 4
  • Gastric Erosion
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Morbid Obesity
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Obesity
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

39  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • New York University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • New York University
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • New York University Medical Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • New York University Medical Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Montefiore Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Krikhely has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Krikhely's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Krikhely to family and friends
20 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Krikhely's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

From day 1 Dr. Krikhely was very professional and caring. He answered all of my questions and concerns - pre and post op. Would definitely recommend.
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Dr Krikhely saved my life, and gave it back to me. I’m so thankful he was on the night I became seriously ill. He has done 3 surgeries on me in one year!!! He is kind, knowledgeable, and compassionate. Thank you, His staff is wonderful, friendly and helpful,
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Phenomenal Bariatric surgeon! Dr. Krikhely performed an 8 hour revision surgery on my "27" year old botch gastric bypass. My surgery was far from text book and not without many challenges, however his tenacity, expertise, experience and skill level was Amazing!!! I would highly recommend him to...more
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I saw Dr. Krikhely for a 2nd opinion for surgery to repair a hiatal hernia. He sent me for additional testing to ensure that he would perform the correct surgery based upon the findings. I had my surgery done on March 14, 2018. My progress post-op has been better than I had expected it would be. I...more
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I had a gastric sleeve done by Dr.. Krikhely on Feb. 02, 2018 just a little over two weeks ago. The operation was relatively painless (as I was asleep) lol. but definitely a success. I woke up from the anesthesia and recovered extremely well. I had no sores or extreme pain at all..Now today is the...more
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