Dr. Alexander Abkin, MD

Dr. Alexander Abkin, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Alexander Abkin, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Florham Park, NJ and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from First Leningrad I P Pavlov Med Inst, St Petersburg, Russia in 1986 and specializes in bariatric surgery, bariatric medicine, and more.

83 Hanover Rd Ste 190

Florham Park, NJ 07932

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  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Consumer Health Network
  • CoreSource
  • HealthFirst
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No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Abkin's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Obesity
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abkin treats Obesity more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Abkin treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Esophageal Surgery
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abkin performs Esophageal Surgery more than 66% of his peers

Dr. Abkin performs this procedure more than 66% of his peers

Sleeve Gastrectomy
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abkin performs Sleeve Gastrectomy more than 66% of his peers

Dr. Abkin performs this procedure more than 66% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic

Dr. Abkin's conditions and procedures:

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

About Me

Care Philosophy

Your WEIGHT is over! Please join our winning team of surgeon, dietician, behavioral specialists, nurses and successful patients to get your weight-related medical problems under control and let me show you how easy it is.

Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Bariatric Medicine
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1999
Masters Course In Bariatric Surgery
1996
Morristown Memorial Hospital
Residency Hospital
1996
Art Of Laparoscopic Surgical Course
1991
Morristown Memorial Hospital
Internship Hospital
1991
Ecfmg Certification
1986
First Leningrad I P Pavlov Med Inst, St Petersburg, Russia
Medical School
1981
First Leningrad I P Pavlov Medical Institute
Undergraduate School
1999
1996
1996
1991
1991
1986
1981

Languages

  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • 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

Dr. Abkin's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Abkin

4.4

Based on 91 reviews

5 Stars
83.51648351648352%
(76)
4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
1.098901098901099%
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2 Stars
2.197802197802198%
(2)
1 Star
13.186813186813186%
(12)

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Dr. Abkin and his team were amazing. I highly recommend them!
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Amazing surgeon. He is kind and compassionate, and he made me feel so comfortable throughout the entire experience. He’s extremely knowledgeable and stays on top of the latest research. His entire staff is top notch.
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This man is horrid. He was all nice to me before surgery but after he got paid he just dumped me and refused to take care of me.
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Dr. Abkin is a great Surgeon. From my consultation to now i have had only positive experiences with him and his staff. My surgery went well I followed all his directions and I feel great. I would recommend him & his team for anyone even thinking of having Bariatric surgery. I had the sleeve &...Read More
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Dr. Abkin and his staff are the best! They are there with you through the whole process and the support doesn't end after your procedure. I couldn't have done and continue to do this journey without them!! If you're thinking of this life changing procedure. I highly recommend Dr. Abkin - you...Read More
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