Shawn Garber, MD

Garber, Shawn M., MD

Primary Location

New York Bariatric Group
125 Mineola Avenue, Suite 200
Roslyn Heights, NY 11577
(516) 616-5500
(888) 502-6582 (Fax)

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Area(s) of Practice Specialty

Bariatric Surgery

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Medical School

New York Medical College


Long Island Jewish Medical Center


George Washington Univ. School of Medicine

Board Certification

American Board of Surgery

Accepted Insurance

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Top NYC bariatric surgeon Dr. Garber completed his general surgery training at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. He 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 only bariatric surgeon on Long Island and Queens who has performed more than 3500 laparoscopic gastric bypass procedures,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 weight loss surgeons around the country this virtually scarless technique which he helped develop. 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 Connolly as one the top surgeons in the US for over 6 years. He 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 single incision sleeve gastrectomy.