Dr. Val Prokurat, MD

Dr. Val Prokurat, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
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Dr. Val Prokurat, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Hamilton, NJ and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Grodno Medical Institute in 1992 and specializes in bariatric surgery and general surgery.Read his story

1374 Whitehorse Hamilton Square Rd Ste 304

Hamilton, NJ 08690

Contact Information

(800) 920-9928

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Prokurat performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Obesity
very high
more than 94% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
high
more than 86% of peers
Stomach Surgery
normal
more than 78% of peers

Dr. Prokurat's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Prokurat's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Prokurat " Board-certified general surgeon with specialty training in bariatric surgery and advanced minimally invasive surgery. Performed a wide variety of laparoscopic bariatric procedures, including gastric bypass, gastric adjustable banding, sleeve gastrectomy, and robotic-assisted bariatric surgery (daVinci Robotic System). Dedicated to the development and promotion of new surgical techniques Dr. Prokurat is a compassionate surgeon with life experiences that give him a unique insight into the challenges that a bariatric patient faces. He looks forward to helping his patients receive the benefits of bariatric surgery and ultimately achieve a higher quality of life. In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Prokurat is co-director of the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Hamilton, NJ Bariatric program & he serves as examiner for The American College of Osteopathic Surgeons oral board exams each year. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery & an active member of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Prokurat "Believe in Living Healthy!

Through many years of experience, and thousands of operations, Dr. Prokurat has developed a comprehensive plan of care with individualized approach for every patient. Dr. Prokurat is a compassionate surgeon with life experiences that give him a unique insight into the challenges that a bariatric patient faces. He looks forward to helping his patients receive the benefits of bariatric surgery and ultimately achieve a higher quality of life."

2  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*

9  Conditions Treated

16  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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

Education

  • Grodno Medical Institute
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • Grodno Medical Institute
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • New York College Of Osteopathic Medicine, New York Institute Of Technology
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Lutheran Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Lutheran Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Hackensack Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Prokurat has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Ukrainian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Prokurat's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Prokurat to family and friends
41 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (41)

  • 5
    (40)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Prokurat's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Very informative and keeps you in the loop. Explains in laymen terms and has an excellent bedside manner.
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I would highly recommend Dr. Prokurat after witnessing his care of my 80 year old mother while in ICU. He removed her diseased gallbladder and worked with her team of doctors to get her back to a healthy state. He was kind, compassionate, gave personal attention and had a terrific bed side...more
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Dr. Prokurat is so easy to talk to and makes you feel comfortable and confident immediately.
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Very good experience, I had a minor surgery with this Dr and he is very supportive in explaining me the issue and given me the comfortableness and confidence, also the follow up visit with him was good, I would recommend this Dr for any general surgical issues.
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