Dr. Joseph Caruana, MD

Dr. Joseph Caruana, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 71
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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Stomach Surgery
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more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 96% of peers
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Caruana "For over 11 years, i have been committed to patient-centered care, community education, and the pursuit of the causes of obesity."

3  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Bariatric Medicine
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

2  Conditions Treated

11  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Erie County Medical Center (Formerly Ej Meyer Meml Hospital)
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • Spotlight on Health, Joy FM, 2012

Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Joseph Caruana, MD
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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Stacy moss in Buffalo, NY – Apr 19, 2017
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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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Jessica in Buffalo, NY – Feb 18, 2017
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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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Lori in South Dayton, NY – Jan 27, 2017
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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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Diana W. in Holland, NY – Aug 29, 2016
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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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Jennifer in Olean, NY – Mar 28, 2016
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