Dr. Alexander Abkin, MD

Dr. Alexander Abkin, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
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Age 55
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Dr. Alexander Abkin, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Hackettstown, NJ and has been practicing for 22 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.

57 US Highway 46 Ste 100

Hackettstown, NJ 07840

Contact Information

(855) 949-9344

Insurance Accepted

  • 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
  • Elderplan
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Top Care Areas

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Esophageal Surgery
high
more than 86% of peers
Obesity
high
more than 81% of peers
Sleeve Gastrectomy
high
more than 77% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Abkin "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."

3  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Bariatric Medicine
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

25  Conditions Treated

58  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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

Education

  • First Leningrad I P Pavlov Medical Institute
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • FIRST LENINGRAD I P PAVLOV MED INST, ST PETERSBURG, RUSSIA
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Morristown Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Morristown Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Art Of Laparoscopic Surgical Course
    Other Education | Completed 1996
  • ECFMG Certification
    Other Education | Completed 1991
  • Masters Course In Bariatric Surgery
    Other Education | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • 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
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Abkin's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Abkin

4.4

Based on 88 reviews

5 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
12.5%
(11)

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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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Debra christensen in Hopatcong, nj – Apr 27, 2018
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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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Tracey Latham in Boonton, NJ – Feb 18, 2018
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Excellent surgeon. His bedside manner is excellent. I recommend Dr Abkin for VSG surgery, I have had no complications, this man changed my life !
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Budd Lake, NJ – Feb 18, 2018
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From my consult to my surgery he was very friendly and made me feel very comfortable
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Feb 16, 2018
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From my first appt in September 2016 to my surgery in January 2017 to my one year anniversary the office staff have been nothing but professional and courteous. Dr. Abkin and Dr. Jawed went above and beyond to make this a pleasant experience with optimum results. I would recommend them to...Read More
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Donna VanTassel in Belvidere, NJ – Feb 15, 2018
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