Dr. Nissin Nahmias, MD

Dr. Nissin Nahmias, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
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.

2016 Bronxdale Ave Ste 202

Bronx, NY 10462

Contact Information

(718) 863-8695

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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more than 99% of peers
Esophageal Surgery
more than 72% of peers
Stomach Surgery
more than 41% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nahmias "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 suitable surgical candidates benefit greatly from these therapies, as well as from a healthy lifestyle that includes good nutritional habits and exercise. As a physician specializing in bariatric surgery, I have seen first-hand the tremendous benefits experienced by individuals who lose weight and make positive lifestyle changes. My surgical services are performed with a respectful, warm, personal manner in state-of-the-art, modern facilities. Advanced surgical techniques result in minimal discomfort, expedient recovery time, and excellent outcomes."
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5  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Bariatric Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Nutrition
  • Therapy Endoscopy

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

109  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abdominal Injuries
  • Abdominal Muscle Strain
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Achalasia
  • Acid Reflux
  • Acute Abdominal Syndrome
  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Acute Cholecystitis
  • Acute Gastritis
  • Adenocarcinoid Tumor
  • Adenoma
  • Adenopathy
  • Adrenal Cortex Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Tumor
  • Adult Development Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Appendicitis
  • Appendix Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bacterial Infections of the Digestive Tract
  • 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
  • Boerhaave's Syndrome
  • Bowel Bypass Syndrome
  • Bowel Strangulation
  • 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
  • Colic
  • Colitis
  • Congenital Short Bowel
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cushing's Disease
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Dilatation
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Extrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Halitosis
  • Helicobacter Pylori Gastrointestinal Tract Infection
  • Hematemesis
  • Hematochezia
  • Hemorrhage
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome Characterized by Constipation
  • Malignant Peptic Ulcer
  • Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
  • Malnutrition
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Metabolic Disorders
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Obesity
  • Obesity Associated Asthma
  • Obesity Due to Congenital Leptin Deficiency
  • Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thiamine Deficiency
  • Thrombosis
  • Toxic Shock Syndrome
  • Tumor
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Varicose Veins
  • Weight Loss
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118  Procedures

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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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  • Anahuac University / School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Anahuac University / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Albert Einstein Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Albert Einstein Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Albert Einstein Medical Center Chief Resident 2007-2008
    Other Education | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • 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,

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Nissin Nahmias, MD
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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GRW in Windsor, CT – Sep 20, 2016
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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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Vernon, CT – Sep 16, 2016
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very good doctor he is excellent
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norman in East Hartford, CT – Sep 09, 2016
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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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Hartford , CT – Sep 05, 2016
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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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Noemi Villafane in Hartford, CT – Mar 01, 2016
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