Dr. Michael L. Bilof, MD

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Bariatric Surgery | Male

Garden State Bariatrics & Wellness Center 1430 Hooper Ave Ste 203, Toms River, NJ 08753 Get Directions
(732) 269-6800

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We promise to provide the highest level of education, expertise and support for your health and well-being. Five-star service is our commitment at every point of contact you have with our offices. Your needs and your comfort at our office are paramount in making your experience with GSBWC the best. It is our privilege to guide you, your family and your friends on your journey to healthy living. We dedicate that each step of your relationship with GSBWC - before, during and after surgery - is a rewarding experience. Our one-to-one relationship with our patients will assure you that the entire process is a supportive one - designed to support your goals. Our complete service is provided with dignity, respect and compassion for all that honor us with their interest and trust us with their healthcare. Our state-of-art care, committed team of seasoned professionals; along with your commitment to reach your goals, create the needed ingredients for your success.Read more

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4.1
based on 45 total surveys (5 with reviews)
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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in NJ |
I had Loop Duodenal Switch surgery with Dr. Bilof in December 2015 and my life has changed forever. Dr. Bilof is an excellent, skilled surgeon and I have had not one complication. It's been an awesome recovery and in 6 months I've lost 80 lbs. I was highly recommended to him by 2 friends who had successful weight loss surgery and I can see why. I had multiple pre-op appointments with him and not once did I feel rushed or pressured. He answered every question I had and was very patient with me, e
Morristown, NJ |
Overall I had a negative experience. He came highly recommended, however he does not get to know his patients. He placed a removable filter in me prior to my procedure stating that it was necessary. The filter a few months later was banned and unable to be removed in surgery. Current medical procedures/protocols were not followed. Dr. Bilof has questionable ethics. He is more concerned with money than his patients well being. A long list of unacceptable behavior for a physician.
in Bayville, NJ |
Dr. Bilof has an outstanding reputation and has helped many patients that I know. Dr. Bilof's work has changed the life of so many people and I highly recommend him to all my friends and family.
in Cliffwood Beach, NJ |
I was apprehensive about doing the DS, which Dr. Bilof recommended, and I asked him to convince me why I should choose that surgery. He responded that he wasn?t going to try to convince me because it was ultimately my choice. He gave me advice that changed my mind; he said you have to be happy with the results. I decided right then that I wanted to go all the way that I could and didn?t want to look back and wonder ?what if?, so I chose the recommended surgery and I haven?t looked back!
in Parkin nj |
All the staff is amazing. They boost your confidence every time! I was scared at 408 lbs and now I'm down 64lbs in 4 months! Best decision I ever made!
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Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Obesity

Procedures Performed

  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Duodenal Switch
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Stomach Surgery

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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Education

  • Medical School
    Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School

    Graduated in 1990

  • Internship Hospital
    Jersey Shore Mc

    Completed in 1991

  • Residency Hospital
    St Barnabas Mc

    Completed in 1997

  • Fellowship Hospital
    North Shore University Hospital

    Completed in 1999

  • Undergraduate School
    Rutgers University / New Brunswick Campus

    Graduated in 1986

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Center of Excellence Bariatric Surgery, 2007- on
    • Top Docs 2008 NJ Monthly, 2008;2010-
    • Top Surgeon from ARCA, 2007-on
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Bariatric Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Bilof's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Bilof

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How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Bilof's Care Philosophy

We promise to provide the highest level of education, expertise and support for your health and well-being. Five-star service is our commitment at every point of contact you have with our offices. Your needs and your comfort at our office are paramount in making your experience with GSBWC the best. It is our privilege to guide you, your family and your friends on your journey to healthy living. We dedicate that each step of your relationship with GSBWC - before, during and after surgery - is a rewarding experience. Our one-to-one relationship with our patients will assure you that the entire process is a supportive one - designed to support your goals. Our complete service is provided with dignity, respect and compassion for all that honor us with their interest and trust us with their healthcare. Our state-of-art care, committed team of seasoned professionals; along with your commitment to reach your goals, create the needed ingredients for your success.