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As a bariatric surgeon in Roslyn Heights, NY, Dr. Garber performs surgical procedures that help obese patients lose weight and achieve a healthier lifestyle.

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Welcome to The New York Bariatric Group  

Back on Track Revisional Bariatric Surgery  

Body Mass Index (BMI) with Dr. Shawn Garber  

Choosing your treatment for bariatric surgery with Dr. Shawn Garber of The New York Bariatric Group  

Endoscopy Suite at The New York Bariatric Group  

Important Obesity Facts with Dr. Shawn Garber of The New York Bariatric Group  

Initiating the Weight Loss Surgery Process  

Insurance coverage for bariatric surgery  

Lap-Band and Realize Band  

Lap-Band and Realize Band Adjustments  

Lap-Band versus Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass  

Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass  

Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy  

Meet Dr. Shawn Garber, MD FACS FASMBS at The New York Bariatric Group  

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Results of weight loss surgery  

Risk and reward of weight loss surgery with Dr. Shawn Garber of The New York Bariatric Group.  

Safety of Weight loss Surgery  

Single Incision Laparoscopic (SILS) Adjustable Gastric Banding with The New York Bariatric Group  

Surgery versus dieting with Dr. Shawn Garber  

The New York Bariatric Group is on the forefronts of the newest technology in weight loss surgery  

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The various procedures for weight loss surgery with The New York Bariatric Group  

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125 Mineola Avenue, Suite 200, Roslyn Heights, NY 11577

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Doctor Specialties Bariatric Surgery & General Surgery
Practice Specialty Plastic Surgery
Group Practice New York Bariatric Group
Hospital Affiliations
  • Mercy Medical Center
  • MidHudson Regional Hospital of Westchester Medical Center
Languages Spoken Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Korean, Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese

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275 Seventh Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10001

Office Details

Doctor Specialties Bariatric Surgery & General Surgery
Practice Specialty Bariatric Surgery
Group Practice New York Bariatric Group
Hospital Affiliation
  • Gramercy Surgery Center
Languages Spoken English

New York Bariatric Group (Port Jefferson)  


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200 Belle Terre Road, Suite 200, Port Jefferson, NY 11777

Office Details

Doctor Specialties Bariatric Surgery & General Surgery
Practice Specialty Bariatric Surgery
Group Practice New York Bariatric Group
Hospital Affiliation
  • St. Charles Hospital
Languages Spoken English

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48 Route 25A, SCMOB Suite 003, Smithtown, NY 11787

Office Details

Doctor Specialties Bariatric Surgery & General Surgery
Practice Specialty Bariatric Surgery
Group Practice New York Bariatric Group
Hospital Affiliation
  • St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center
Languages Spoken English

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1985 Crompond Road, Building C, Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567

Office Details

Doctor Specialties Bariatric Surgery & General Surgery
Practice Specialty Bariatric Surgery
Group Practice New York Bariatric Group
Hospital Affiliation
  • Hudson Valley Hospital Center
Languages Spoken English

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200 Westage Business Center, Suite 314, Fishkill, NY 12524

Office Details

Doctor Specialties Bariatric Surgery & General Surgery
Practice Specialty Bariatric Surgery
Group Practice New York Bariatric Group
Languages Spoken English

New York Bariatric Group (Fairfield)  


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140 Sherman Street, 3rd Floor, Fairfield, CT 06824

Office Details

Doctor Specialties Bariatric Surgery & General Surgery
Practice Specialty Bariatric Surgery
Group Practice New York Bariatric Group
Languages Spoken English

Insurance Accepted  


  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MVP Health Care
  • United Healthcare

About Dr. Garber
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Bio


Dr. Garber completed his general surgery training at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and went on to complete one of the first advanced laparoscopic surgery fellowships in the country at the The George Washington University Medical Center with world famous laparoscopic surgeon Dr. Jonathan Sackier. Dr. Garber then trained with Dr. Alan Wittgrove (known for operating on singer Carnie Wilson) mastering the laparoscopic gastric bypass procedure for obesity.

Dr. Garber is the Founder and Director of the New York Bariatric Group as well as the Chief of Bariatric Surgery for the entire Catholic Health System. He is the Chief of Bariatric Surgery at St. Francis Hospital, Mercy Medical Center,  and Hudson Valley Hospital Center.

Dr. Garber is the only surgeon on Long Island and Queens who has performed more than 3500 laparoscopic gastric bypass procedures and 3500 Lap-Band procedures and over 750 laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomies. Dr. Garber helped develop the single incision Lap-Band and sleeve gastrectomy techniques and teaches other surgeons around the country this virtually scarless technique which he helped develop. Dr. Garber has one of the largest experiences in the world with this virtually scarless technique for Lap-Band and sleeve gastrectomy. He has been seen on Good Morning America, ABC news, NBC news, NY55 news and featured in the New York Times as the premiere bariatric surgeon in the New York area. He was been on many talk shows discussing obesity surgery including The Dr. Oz Show, and Montel Williams with Carnie Wilson. Click here to view the videos. Dr. Garber was the only surgeon on Long Island listed in New York Magazine as one of the top laparoscopic obesity surgeons in the New York area and has been nominated by Castle Connelly as one the top surgeons in the US for over 6 years. Dr. Garber is also the only bariatric surgeon listed in Newsday’s Long Island Top Doctors Issue and performed the first laparoscopic gastric bypass and the first single incision Lap-Band and Sleeve Gastrectomy on Long Island. Dr. Garber is the only surgeon in the area performing virtually scarless single incision sleeve gastrectomy.

Dr. Garber has also received the “Patient Choice Award” as one of “New York State’s Favorite Physicians” multiple times as well as having been voted one of the “Most Compassionate Doctors” in the country multiple times.Dr. Garber has been recognized as a Vitals Top 10 Doctor.  He is also a New York State Trooper Police Surgeon.

Dr. Garber is on the medical advisory board of ObesityHelp.com.

Academic Titles and Affiliations:
Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Fellow of American College of Surgeons

Medical Affiliations:
American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons (ASMBS)
Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
New York Medical Society
Diplomat of American Board of Surgery
American Medical Association
American College of Surgeons
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
New York Medical College

Specialties


Special Interests  


  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Gastric Banding
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Lap-Band Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Revision Bariatric Surgery

Languages Spoken  


  • English