Dr. Joseph Caruana, MD

Dr. Joseph Caruana, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
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Age 71
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Dr. Joseph Caruana, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Williamsville, NY and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Suny Upstate Medical University (Syracuse) in 1972 and specializes in bariatric surgery, bariatric medicine, and more.

30 N Union Rd Ste 104

Williamsville, NY 14221

Contact Information

(716) 565-3990

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Community Care Network
  • Medicaid
  • Universal Health Network

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Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim Found
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Caruana's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Obesity
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Caruana treats Obesity more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Caruana treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Stomach Surgery
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Caruana performs Stomach Surgery more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Caruana performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Caruana performs Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery) more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Caruana performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Caruana's conditions and procedures:

Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Diabetes
Esophageal Surgery
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Obesity
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Stomach Surgery

About Me

Care Philosophy

For over 11 years, i have been committed to patient-centered care, community education, and the pursuit of the causes of obesity.

Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Bariatric Medicine
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1977
    Erie County Medical Center (formerly Ej Meyer Meml Hospital)
    Residency Hospital
    1977
  • 1972
    Suny Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
    Medical School
    1972

Media & Publications

  • Spotlight on Health, Joy FM, 2012

Dr. Caruana's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Caruana

4.1

Based on 31 reviews

5 Stars
70.96774193548387%
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4 Stars
6.451612903225806%
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3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
9.67741935483871%
(3)
1 Star
12.903225806451612%
(4)

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Bk n 2008 the doctor did u surgerys and it saved my life. I lost a total of 136 lbs. He is the best doctor j.caruana. everybody that didn't hate on says I look sooo damn good. If I had to do it over again I most definately would do.
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Dr. Caruana is an exceptional surgeon. He explained everything thoroughly as to why my body could not physically lose the weight on its own. He made me feel very comfortable and I felt at ease with my decision (VSG) and I am glad I went through with it. I definitely recommend Dr. Caruana and...Read More
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Yes I have. I had gastric bypass surgery on 2/22/12 and have lost 80 pounds and am now having issues with having difficulties eating which is partly because I now have a hernia. The surgery went well and everything, but now almost 5 years out I am having these issues!
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I would and HAVE highly recommended Synergy Bariatrics and Dr. Caruana to anyone considering weight loss surgery! I could not have had a more positive experience from initial consultation to now almost 8 months post-VSG surgery--from the helpful staff, Dr. Caruana, PA-C Christina, Nutritionists,...Read More
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I have been treating with Dr. Caruana for 8 years. He is very caring and friendly. He explains everything to you, in terms the patient can understand. I recommend him to anyone seeking a weight loss surgical consultation.
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