Dr. Alfons Pomp, MD

Dr. Alfons Pomp, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
63 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Alfons Pomp, MD is a general surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 33 years. He specializes in general surgery and bariatric surgery.Read his story

Weill Cornell GI Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

525 E 68th St Fl 8

New York, NY 10065
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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

Stomach Surgery
very high
more than 95% of peers
very high
more than 95% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Pomp'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. Pomp's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Pomp "Dr. Pomp received his BS with honors from McGill University and then attended the University of Sherbrooke Medical School. Following his surgical training at the University of Montreal he completed a two-year fellowship in Surgical Nutrition and Metabolism at the Brown University School of Medicine in Rhode Island. In 1988 he joined the faculty of the University of Montreal and was also appointed as an adjunct professor of surgery at McGill University. During the early 1990's he established a national reputation in advanced laparoscopic techniques and was a co-author on important contributions to the surgical literature on hernia repair, splenectomies, adrenalectomies and surgical robotics. In 1999, he was recruited to The Mount Sinai School of Medicine in new York where he helped establish one of the world's first programs for minimally invasive weight-loss surgery. In 2003 he moved to the Weill Cornell Medical College and in 2005 he was appointed as a Frank Glenn Faculty Scholar in Surgery. He is the site co-investigator in a recently awarded multi-million dollar NIH/NIDDK research grant as one of only 6 clinical centers in the United States that are part of the Bariatric Surgery Clinical Research Consortium. Dr. Pomp has published more than 100 peer-reviewed studies and book chapters. He has been included in Castle Connolly's lists of New York's Top Doctors every year since 2002, and has been cited as one of America's Top Surgeons by the Consumers' Research Council of America since 2004. He has been included in Marquis Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare since 2004; Marquis Who's Who in Science and Engineering in 2006 and 2007, and in Marquis Who's Who in America in 2006. International recognition includes honorary membership in the Brazilian College of Surgeons and the Hellenic Society of Laparoscopic Surgery. Dr. Pomp is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, an active member of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, the New York Surgical Society, the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, the North American Association for the Study of Obesity, and the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, the leading laparoscopic surgery organization in the world. Dr. Pomp was also active nationally in Canada as an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons, on committees for the Canadian Association of General Surgeons and the Quebec Association of Surgeons. During these years Dr Pomp taught hundreds of surgeons during many courses involving minimal invasive techniques."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pomp "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. "

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

2  Conditions Treated

13  Procedures

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.


  • Universite De Sherbrooke, Faculte De Medecine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Hotel Dieu Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Hotel Dieu Montreal
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Ri Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pomp has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pomp's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pomp to family and friends
16 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Pomp's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Great doctor. Excellent bedside manners.
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Its been a number of years since my surgery .performed by DR POMP MD.......I still mention DR POMP from time to time , the conversation turned to who the best surgeon in NY......DR POMP besides fixing up so very well from a collapsed stomach. he somehow fixed up a surgery scar that...more
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I was diagnosed with a gastroesophageal reflux disease [GERD] and i decide to do surgery. I was advice to go to Dr. A.Pomp from friend of my who did inguinal hernia surgery surgery with him. So I decide to meet Dr. A Pomp. He put me thorough many different test, before give a finale decision on my...more
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