Dr. Hesham Atwa, MD
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General Surgery | Male

Hesham Atwa MD 4 Technology Dr Ste 220 East Setauket, NY 11733 Get Directions

Biography

Dr. Hesham Atwa, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in East Setauket, NY. He is 50 years old and has been practicing for 26 years. Dr. Atwa is affiliated with Saint Catherine of Siena Medical Center, Saint Charles Hospital, John T. Mather Memorial Hospital and Peconic Bay Medical Center.

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    Dr. Atwa's Reviews

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    4.6
    based on 12 total surveys (3 with reviews)
    Dr. Atwa's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      EXCELLENT
    • Explains condition(s) well
      EXCELLENT
    • Answers Questions
      EXCELLENT
    • Time well spent
      VERY GOOD
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      EXCELLENT
    • Office environment
      EXCELLENT
    • Staff friendliness
      EXCELLENT
    • Average wait time
      16 to 30 minutes
    Patient Reviews (3)
    in Smithtown, NY |
    I had the gastric sleeve and hernia surgery together. Dr Atwa was. Recommended to me by the surgeon that took out my gallbladder. He said if he or a member of his family ever needed surgery he would use Dr Atwa. I don't think you can get a better recommendation then that. I am so pleased with my surgery, lost 60lbs in six months! Thank you Dr Atwa??
    in Smithtown, NY |
    Good job taking out my gallbladder. Fixed a hernia while he was in there too. Good bedside manner. Professional..... Al G
    in Wainscott, NY |
    I had gastro by pass surgery on Dec 29, 2015. To date I have lost about 100 lbs. I went from 270 (Im 6' tall) to 167. I no longer need blood pressure meds, cholesterol meds, acid reflux meds, sleep apnea machine, I do now take vitamins. Dr Atwa has added years to my life, and life to my years. How can you thank someone enough for that? I'm enjoying life again...As is my family! I would give a million stars if they would let me. The staff at the Dr's office and at St Charles was outstanding.
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    Dr. Atwa's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in General Surgery
    •  Board certified in General Surgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • General Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Obesity

    Education

    • Medical School
      Ain Shams University / Faculty Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1991

    • Residency Hospital
      Abington Memorial Hospital
      Metropolitan Group Hospitals(University Of Illinois)
    • Fellowship Hospital
      Cleveland Clinic
      University Of Texas-Houston Health Sciences Center Northwest Medical Center Laprascopic Surgery

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • General Surgery
    • Bariatric Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
    • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Esophagomyotomy
    • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
    • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
    • Gastrotomy
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Stomach Surgery