About Weight Loss Surgery at NWH
NWH’s Expertise & Technology
The Northern Westchester Hospital Surgical Weight Loss Program is one of only a few weight loss programs in New York offering an expansive roster of bariatric surgeons who excel in weight loss surgery procedures, including laparoscopic lap band, gastric bypass and gastric sleeve. Our surgeons also have extensive experience with the duodenal switch and revision surgeries.
As a hospital-based bariatric program, we provide complete surgical care and incorporate all of the latest techniques, minimally invasive surgical procedures, and technologies to ensure patient medical needs are effectively met. NWH's staff is fully trained in bariatric medicine, the needs of our weight loss surgery patients and related surgical services.
The NWH Surgical Weight Loss Program is led by Dr. Mitchell Roslin, MD, FACS, a nationally recognized and fully-accredited expert in bariatric medicine, who is considered to be one of the top bariatric surgeons in the field. This past year, Dr Roslin has served as invited faculty and lectured in Israel, Mexico and parts of Europe. He is a faculty member at the Minimally Invasive Surgical Symposium, The Consensus Conference on Sleeve Gastrectomy, and editor of the VideoTextBook of Bariatric Surgery. He serves as the major teaching proctor for sleeve gastrectomy and duodenal switch surgery and is the course director for symposiums on revisional bariatric surgery.
Under Dr. Roslin’s leadership, the NWH Surgical Weight Loss Program is working with industry experts to develop new techniques and procedures that advance the field of surgical weight loss surgery.
Dr. Amanda Messina is a board certified general surgeon who specializes in cutting edge bariatric, laparoscopic, and robotic assisted surgeries. The bariatric procedures she performs span the full spectrum of life altering weight-loss treatments, including minimally invasive lap band and gastric sleeve, as well as gastric bypass, duodenal switch, SIPS.
NWH’s Unique Commitment to Patient-Centered Care
It is our belief one weight loss surgery procedure is not right for all patients. At NWH, we're committed to providing thorough and clear explanations of each weight loss surgery, whether it is gastric bypass, gastric sleeve or lap band surgery, and helping each of our patients make an educated decision about the operation that best fit his or her weight loss goals.
Our team of nutritionists, psychologists and exercise & fitness experts take a respectful and nurturing approach to guide your path to weight loss and wellness, and prepare your mind and body for the best outcome. Through NWH's thoughtfully designed steps to weight loss surgery, patients are carefully evaluated to determine eligibility for surgery. Support groups also are in place to help the patient maintain his or her goals long after surgery.
Northern Westchester Hospital's Surgical Weight Loss Program proudly serves patients in New York City and throughout the state. NWH provides top-notch medical treatment in a nurturing setting, with emphasis on patient care and satisfaction.