Dr. Robert Cywes, MD

Dr. Robert Cywes, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Robert Cywes, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Palm Beach Gardens, FL and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University Of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa in 1987 and specializes in bariatric surgery, pediatric surgery, and more.Read his story

2865 Pga Blvd

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

Contact Information

(561) 627-4107

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

2 Malpractice Claims 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. Cywes' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Esophageal Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cywes treats Esophageal Diseases more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Cywes treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Obesity
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cywes treats Obesity more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Cywes treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cywes performs Appendectomy, Laparoscopic more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Cywes performs this procedure more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Cywes' conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
All Lymphoma
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Arthritis
Asthma
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Blood Disorders
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cholelithiasis
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Congestive Heart Failure
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Depressive Disorders
Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic, Dominant Type
Empyema
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Fistula
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Testicular Lesion
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Gallbladder Removal
Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
Gastric Bypass Surgery
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gout
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
High Cholesterol
Hodgkin's Disease
Hypertension
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intestinal Atresia
Joint Pain
Kidney Stones
Kidney Surgery
Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Liver Diseases and Disorders
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Meckel's Diverticulum
Metabolic Syndrome
Obesity
Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
ORBERA™ Intragastric Balloon System Insertion
Orchiectomy
Osteosarcoma
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Pediatric Obesity
Port Placements or Replacements
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Sleep Apnea
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Spinal Nerve Block
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach Surgery
Stroke
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

JSAPA uses a substance abuse cognitive behavioral carbohydrate addiction methodology to treat our patients into remission from diabetes, obesity and many of the other co-morbidities.

Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Bariatric Medicine
  • Pediatric Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1999
    C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, University Of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mi-Pediatric Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital
    1999
  • 1996
    Toronto General Hospital and University Of Toronto, Toronto, Canada-Gallie Surgical Scientist Program (Ph.D.)
    Residency Hospital
    1996
  • 1996
    University Of Toronto PHD Program
    1996
  • 1990
    Columbus Children's Hospital, Ohio State University, Columbus, Oh-Pediatric Burns and General Surgery
    Residency Hospital
    1990
  • 1989
    Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa-General Surgery
    Residency Hospital
    1989
  • 1988
    Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa-Anesthesiology
    Residency Hospital
    1988
  • 1988
    Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
    Internship Hospital
    1988
  • 1987
    University Of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Medical School
    1987
  • 1987
    University Of Cape Town / Faculty Of Health Sciences
    Undergraduate School
    1987

Languages

  • Afrikaans
  • French
  • English

Dr. Cywes' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Cywes

3.7

Based on 63 reviews

5 Stars
65.07936507936508%
(41)
4 Stars
1.5873015873015872%
(1)
3 Stars
1.5873015873015872%
(1)
2 Stars
4.761904761904762%
(3)
1 Star
26.984126984126984%
(17)

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Ripoff! First red flag, I had to prepay for the office visit. The office manager said the doctor has a lot of cancellations. I asked the cost of the visit because I was certain my insurance would not cover the visit. The office manager said the cost would be $60 which I thought was low. Second red...Read More
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I have known Dr. Cywes for 5 years. I am a very active surgeon who has struggled with weightloss. Knowing how he has managed the care for some of my family, friends and my patients, I decided to pursue weight loss surgery myself, due to my back issues. He is compassionate, nonjudgmental and treats...Read More
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I was on the verge of dieing due to my obesity. Dr. Robert Cywes saved my life. Bariatric Surgery is just the first step to becoming healthy. Meeting with and conducting ongoing discussions post surgery with Dr. Cwyes as to how to manage this surgical tool is key to the effectiveness of this...Read More
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I was introduced to Doctor Cywes over two years ago. Dr Cywes approach was logical and I had seen the results from others including himself. He made sure I understood the program and that I needed to create a mind set that would last even after the operation. I lost a total of 140lbs and am...Read More
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I was extremely happy with my experience with Dr. Cywes. He has an incredible bedside manner and follow up. He took amazing care of me and I would recommend him to anyone looking for diet, weight loss and/or general healthy living. Solid five stars!
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