Dr. Nissin Nahmias, MD

Dr. Nissin Nahmias, MD

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Dr. Nissin Nahmias, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Bronx, NY and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Anahuac University / School Of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in bariatric surgery, bariatric medicine, and more.Read his story

4422 3rd Ave

Bronx, NY 10457

Contact Information

(718) 960-6127

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Dr. Nahmias' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Obesity
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nahmias treats Obesity more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Nahmias treats this condition more than 70% of his peers

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nahmias performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 61% of his peers

Dr. Nahmias performs this procedure more than 61% of his peers

Sleeve Gastrectomy
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nahmias performs Sleeve Gastrectomy more than 39% of his peers

Dr. Nahmias performs this procedure more than 39% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic

Dr. Nahmias' conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Hernia
Abdominal Injuries
Abdominal Muscle Strain
Abdominal Pain
Abdominal Surgery
Abdominoplasty
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Achalasia
Acid Reflux
Acid Reflux Surgery
Acute Abdominal Syndrome
Acute Appendicitis
Acute Cholecystitis
Acute Gastritis
Adenocarcinoid Tumor
Adenoma
Adenopathy
Adhesiolysis
Adjustable Gastric Banding
Adrenal Cortex Diseases
Adrenal Incidentaloma
Adrenal Tumor
Adrenalectomy
Adult Development Disorders
Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Anemia
Appendectomy
Appendicitis
Appendix Disorders
Back Pain
Bacterial Infections of the Digestive Tract
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Biliary Disease
Benign Diseases of the Bile Ducts
Benign Diseases of the Gallbladder
Benign Diseases of the Pancreas
Benign Peptic Ulcer
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Disorders
Bile Duct Obstruction
Bile Plug
Biliary Colic
Biliary Disorders
Biliary Dyskinesia
Blind Loop Syndrome
Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
Boerhaave's Syndrome
Bowel Bypass Syndrome
Bowel Resection
Bowel Strangulation
Bowel Surgery
Bypass Surgery
Cholangitis
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholestasis
Chronic Appendicitis
Chronic Constipation
Chronic Diarrhea
Chronic Digestive Disorders
Chronic Diseases
Chronic Erosive Gastritis
Chronic Infections
Chronic Non-Ulcer Dyspepsia
Chronic Osmotic Diarrhea
Chronic Recurrent Abdominal Pain
Chronic Secretory Diarrhea
Chronic Steatorrheal Diarrhea
Colectomy
Colic
Colitis
Colon Surgery
Congenital Short Bowel
Constipation
Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
Crohn's Disease
Cushing's Disease
Cushing's Syndrome
Diagnostic Endoscopy
Diet Counseling
Dilatation
Duodenal Surgery
Duodenoscopy
Endoscopy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Dilation
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Esophageal Stenting
Esophageal Surgery
Esophageal Varices
Esophagogastroscopy
Esophagoscopy
Excision of Skin Lesion
Exercise Counseling
Exploratory Surgery
Extrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer
Fistulogram
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Foregut Surgery
Foreign Body Removal
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Surgery
Gastrectomy
Gastric Banding
Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
Gastric Bypass Surgery
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastric Sleeve Surgery
Gastric Tube Insertion
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Gastrointestinal Surgery
Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laproscopic
Gastroparesis Therapy
Gastrotomy
Halitosis
Helicobacter Pylori Gastrointestinal Tract Infection
Hematemesis
Hematochezia
Hemorrhage
Hernia
Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
Hernia Repair
Hiatal Hernia
Hypercoagulable State
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Surgery
Intestinal Biopsy
Intestinal Obstruction
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Irritable Bowel Syndrome Characterized by Constipation
Laceration Repair
Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
Laparoscopic Colectomy
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
Laparoscopic Endocrine Surgery
Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Laparoscopic Splenectomy
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparoscopy
Liver Biopsy
Lumpectomy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymph Node Resection
Malignant Peptic Ulcer
Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
Malnutrition
Meckel's Diverticulum
Metabolic Disorders
Metabolic Syndrome
Mini Tummy Tuck
Minimal Access Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Mole Removal
Muscle Biopsy
Myocutaneous Flaps
Obesity
Obesity Associated Asthma
Obesity Due to Congenital Leptin Deficiency
Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Osteoporosis
Overweight
Pancreatic Disease
Pancreatic Surgery
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid Surgery
Parathyroidectomy
Parenteral Nutrition
Peptic Ulcer
Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
Percutaneous Procedures
Percutaneous Tracheostomy
Physical Examination
Pneumatic Dilations (PD)
Polypectomy
Post-Operative Care
Pre-Operative Care
Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
Re-Operative Surgery
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Revision Surgery
Rigid Sigmoidoscopy
Sigmoidoscopy
Skin Biopsy
Skin Grafts
Skin Surgery
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Small Bowel Enteroscopy
Small Bowel Surgery
Snare Polypectomy
Soft Tissue Injections
Soft Tissue Surgery
Splenectomy
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Surgical Procedures
Suture Soft Tissue Wound
Suture Uncomplicated Lacerations
Temporal Artery Biopsy
Therapeutic Endoscopy
Thiamine Deficiency
Thrombosis
Toxic Shock Syndrome
Tube Feeding
Tumor
Tumor Resection
Tumor Surgery
Ulcer
Upper GI Series
Urinary Disorders
Uterine Diseases
Variceal Hemostatis
Varicose Veins
Venous Sclerotherapy
Weight Loss
Wound Care and Management

About Me

Care Philosophy

I am committed to providing compassionate, comprehensive and personalized patient care. I treat people who wish to lose weight primarily through the use of Advanced, Minimally Invasive, Surgical and Non- Surgical therapies. Patients who are suitab...

Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Bariatric Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Nutrition

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2009
    Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College Of Virginia School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital
    2009
  • 2008
    Albert Einstein Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    2008
  • 2008
    Albert Einstein Medical Center Chief Resident 2007-2008
    2008
  • 2003
    Albert Einstein Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    2003
  • 2000
    Anahuac University / School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    2000
  • 1995
    Anahuac University / School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School
    1995

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Patient's Choice Award 2010, 8/10/2010

Media & Publications

  • Encyclopedia of Obesity Book chapters: Reflux and Obesity Laparoscopy and Obesity,
  • Management of Ventral Hernias at the Time of Gastric Bypass, 03/2008
  • Cephalic Vein Cut-Down Verses Percutaneous Access: a Retrospective Study of Complications of Implantable Venous Access Devices, July 2006
  • Drain Amylase Levels Are an Adjunct in Detection of Gastrojejunostomy Leaks after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, May 2009
  • Back to Basics -Clinical diagnosis in Bariatric Surgery. Routine Drains and UGI series are unnecessary, April 2007
  • Practice website,

Dr. Nahmias' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Nahmias

4.3

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Dr. Nahmias has been such a great support to me during my weight loss journey. He truly has demonstrated superb professionalism and exceptional patient care to me before, during, and after my surgery. His investment and commitment to patient care is to be commended!
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He did my gallbladder surgery for my Bariatric sleeve. Amazing job. I can tell that he really genuinely cares for me as a patient. Goes the extra mile to make sure he is efficient as a surgeon.
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very good doctor he is excellent
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Wonderful & easy going. Made me feel comfortable on my fitst visit. He pays very much attention to every detail and he's honest. Hard finding a great dr who spends time with his patients vs rushing through each visit. Love this dr.
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On Christmas eve 2015 I was brought to the emergency room with stomach pain and bleeding. Dr. Nahmias was called and he responded immediately even though he was not the Dr. who did my lap band surgery 9 years ago. Dr. Nahmias took the time to explain in details what was causing all this symptoms....Read More
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    • Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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    • Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
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Choice Plus Test POS II
Anthem
Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Connecticare
Connecticare HMO
Connecticare POS
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
HealthFirst
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty

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