Dr. Stefanie Vaimakis, MD

Dr. Stefanie Vaimakis, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 49
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Dr. Stefanie Vaimakis, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Teaneck, NJ and has been practicing for 17 years. She graduated from Nyu Langone Medical Center in 1996 and specializes in bariatric surgery, bariatric medicine, and more.

222 Cedar Ln Ste 201

Teaneck, NJ 07666

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
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No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
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. Vaimakis' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Obesity
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vaimakis treats Obesity more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Vaimakis treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Stomach Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vaimakis performs Stomach Surgery more than 88% of her peers

Dr. Vaimakis performs this procedure more than 88% of her peers

Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vaimakis performs Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery) more than 71% of her peers

Dr. Vaimakis performs this procedure more than 71% of her peers

Dr. Vaimakis' conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Hernia
Acute Appendicitis
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendicitis
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Cholecystitis
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Chronic Appendicitis
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Esophageal Surgery
Excision
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
Gastric Bypass Surgery
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastric Sleeve Surgery
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hiatal Hernia
Hypertension
Incisional Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lipomas
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Obesity
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Pediatric Obesity
Pyloric Stenosis
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach Surgery
Umbilical Hernia
Varicose Veins
Ventral Hernia

About Me

Care Philosophy

I was amazed at the difference the surgery made in people's lives, not just physically but socially, professionally and emotionally as well. It is like no other field in surgery because it allows the surgeon to have a lifelong relationship with the p...

Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Bariatric Medicine
  • Dietary Management
  • Dietetics

Board Certifications

Education

2002
Montefiore Institute Of Minimally Invasive Surgery
Fellowship Hospital
2001
St. Vincent's Hospital-Manhattan
Residency Hospital
1997
St. Vincent's Hospital-Manhattan
Internship Hospital
1996
Nyu Langone Medical Center
Medical School
1991
Haverford College
Undergraduate School
2002
2001
1997
1996
1991

Languages

  • German
  • Greek
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Voted one of New Jersey’s 2009 Top Docs for "Bariatric & Minimally Invasive Surgery",

Dr. Vaimakis' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Vaimakis

4.0

Based on 22 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
4.545454545454546%
(1)
1 Star
22.727272727272727%
(5)

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My experience with Dr. Vaimakis and related staff has been excellent from start to finish. I considered having surgery two years ago when first contacting Dr. Vaimakis my decision not to proceed at that time was respected and I was offered non-surgical alternatives by her office. Finally I decided...Read More
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i have medicare and medicaid with horizon njhealth the doctor accept these insurance?
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Caring and genuine individual who truly wants you to succeed. My experience with Dr V were wonderful.
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Excellent doctor and staff.
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I would recommend Dr. Viamakis in a heartbeat. I am an R.N., so I tend to be highly choosey in my choices of health care professionals who are going to care for me as well as any referrals I may give. I am so happy to have picked Dr. V. She is warm, compassionate, takes you thru the steps, works as...Read More
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North Jersey Laparoscopic Associates

Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

CareSource
Cigna
Community Health Choice
EmblemHealth
GHI PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Guardian
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Humana
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
MagnaCare
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
Liberty Plan HMO
Oxford Health Plans HMO
Oxford Health Plans POS
Peach State Health Plan
Staywell (Wellcare)
UnitedHealthCare
Medicaid
Navigate HMO
Wellcare of Georgia