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As a bariatric surgeon in Fairfield, CT, Dr. Sekhar performs surgical procedures that help obese patients lose weight and achieve a healthier lifestyle.


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New York Bariatric Group (Fairfield)  


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(888) 502-6582


140 Sherman Street, 2nd Floor, Fairfield, CT 06824

Office Hours

  Open Lunch Close

Office Details

Doctor Specialties Bariatric Surgery & General Surgery
Accepting New Patients? Yes
Practice Specialty Bariatric Surgery
Group Practice New York Bariatric Group
Languages Spoken English

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About Dr. Sekhar
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Dr. Sekhar spent his childhood in the Bronx, New York and then in New Jersey.  He graduated from college at The Johns Hopkins University. He completed Medical School at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School in Newark, NJ.  He completed his general surgery training at Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY.  Following completion of his general surgery training, Dr. Sekhar completed a fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville TN under the tutelage of the pioneering surgeon William O. Richards, MD. There he developed unique expertise in the treatment of achalasia and gastroesophageal reflux, in addition to his extensive bariatric surgery training.

At the completion of his fellowship he became one of the first surgeons in the country to develop a robotic surgery program.  Dr. Sekhar worked with gynecologists to create and implement a robotic, minimally invasive cancer surgery program.  He also honed a wide range of other skills including EGD, colonoscopy, esophageal motility and reflux testing as well as the full range of minimally invasive surgery.

Dr. Sekhar has performed hundreds of bariatric procedures including Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass, Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy and Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding. He also has an extensive advanced laparoscopic background performing laparoscopic Nissen for reflux, laparoscopic inguinal and ventral hernia repair, laparoscopic colectomy and laparoscopic lymphadenectomy.  In addition he has an extensive experience in Robotic surgery for achalasia and other esophageal disorders.


Languages Spoken  

  • English
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