You are about to make a decision that will transform your life.
You want a weight loss surgery team that understands your journey and can help you reach your goals.
The Mather Hospital Center of Excellence in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery™ features one of New York’s most experienced and successful bariatric surgeons and weight loss surgery teams who deliver the best results as well as an encouraging support team that will be with you every step of the way.
Throughout your experience, you will benefit from our advanced expertise, knowledge and surgical skill, all delivered in a supportive and encouraging environment.
We also understand that every patient is different — and you deserve a personal touch when it comes to your weight loss surgery so you can make choices that are right for you and your lifestyle. You will be welcomed into our family who are here to support you — from helping you get ready for surgery, through your procedure and all along your essential post-surgical period.
Our team is led by Arif Ahmad, MD, Director of the Mather Hospital Center of Excellence in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery™, who has more than 30 years of surgical experience, with 15 years specializing in bariatric surgery, and is among the nation’s most respected and honored experts in this field.
Arif Ahmad MD and Mather Hospital have been designated as Long Island’s first Robotic Bariatric Epicenter and the third in New York State, joining New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Albany Medical Center.
An Epicenter serves as a model for robotic surgery and is considered a state-of-the-art facility with a surgeon who is a proven expert in his or her field as demonstrated by world class standards in clinical outcomes, safety, procedural efficiency, cost reduction and program management.
Dr. Ahmad and Mather’s surgical team host surgeons from around the country and internationally who come to the Port Jefferson hospital to learn the latest bariatric robotic surgical techniques using one of Mather’s two DaVinci® robots.
Support is essential to your weight loss journey. Our team includes medical professionals, therapists and nutritionists, all of whom are specially trained in supporting you through this journey, to provide you with a comprehensive plan for success.
Let our family of support help you achieve your weight loss goals.