Dr. Alexander Abkin, MD

Dr. Alexander Abkin, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
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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
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Abkin performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

Dr. Abkin'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.

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

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.

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

Dr. Abkin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Abkin's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Abkin to family and friends
87 total reviews (49 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (87)

  • 5
    (73)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Abkin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (49)

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...more
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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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From my consult to my surgery he was very friendly and made me feel very comfortable
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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...more
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I had a bariatric sleeve done by Dr Abkin in 2017. It was the best thing I ever did! His office staff made sure I was completely prepared for this procedure! There were no surprises, and Dr Abkin and his staff were attentive and professional before and after the surgery! I highly recommend Dr...more
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