Over 200 bariatric surgeries for Jacobi Hospital last year

Fomer Bariatric Surgery Center patient Ayaris Castro, once 246 pounds, now weighs 151 pounds.
Photo courtesy of NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi

NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi celebrated a total of over 200 bariatric surgeries in 2019. The surgeries are overseen and undertaken by Jacobi’s Bariatric Surgery Center, which has been in operation since 2004 and is led by Dr. Ajay Chopra and Dr. Danielle Friedman.

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