Dr. Hesham Atwa, MD

Dr. Hesham Atwa, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
Insurances AcceptedSave
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 27 years.

4 Technology Dr Ste 220

East Setauket, NY 11733

Contact Information

(631) 476-9296

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas


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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 92% of peers
more than 63% of peers
Esophageal Surgery
more than 45% of peers

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  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Obesity


  • 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
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Stomach Surgery

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.


  • U Ein Shams, Cairo
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Abington Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Metropolitan Group Hospitals(University Of Illinois)
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Texas-Houston Health Sciences Center Northwest Medical Center Laprascopic Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Atwa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Atwa's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Atwa to family and friends
based on 12 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Atwa's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (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...more
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in Smithtown, NY |
Good job taking out my gallbladder. Fixed a hernia while he was in there too. Good bedside manner. Professional..... Al G
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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...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Atwa accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Atwa has admitting privileges

John T. Mather Memorial Hospital
75 N Country Rd
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Peconic Bay Medical Center
1300 Roanoke Ave
Riverhead, NY 11901
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Saint Catherine of Siena Medical Center
50 Route 25A
Smithtown, NY 11787
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Saint Charles Hospital
200 Belle Terre Rd
Port Jefferson, NY 11777
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