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Paayal Mehta, is a board certified, fellowship trained advanced laparoscopic surgeon, specializing in bariatric surgery. She has a passion for, and commitment to weight loss surgery and performs a wide spectrum of bariatric procedures including gastric banding, gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy and revisional procedures.

Dr. Mehta completed her initial education including medical school and surgery residency in India. Throughout her career, she has been an outstanding performer. She was awarded the “gold medal for best resident” in her graduating class of surgery residents in 1994. She then moved to the U.S. where she completed her general surgery residency from Sound Shore Medical Center at Westchester, NY. Her interest in weight loss surgery took her to Princeton, NJ where she then completed another year of fellowship training in bariatric surgery at UPMC, under the direction of world-renowned bariatric surgeon Dr. Robert E. Brolin.

Dr. Mehta then moved to Long Island, where she has been since 2005. She has since performed numerous weight loss surgeries. Her compassionate care has helped many patients, and she herself very much enjoys being a part of their new journey to a healthier, happier lifestyle.

Dr. Mehta is a member of the American Society of Bariatric Surgery, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons and American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Mehta specializes in a wide variety of bariatric procedures, including the laparoscopic Gastric Banding, Gastric Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy and revisional surgeries for weight regain after gastric bypass. She also performs a variety of other laparoscopic surgeries including cholecystectomy, appendectomy, intestinal surgeries and hernia repairs. Dr. Mehta with the rest of her team, conducts monthly support group meetings where new patients can get information as well as meet with patients who have already embarked on their weight loss journey. “This helps alleviate the anxiety that a new patient has, since in my opinion, certain questions can only be answered by somebody who has been through it” she says.

Insurances Accepted:
Surgery Plus
US Family Health
Healthcare Partners
Blue Cross Blue Shield
United Healthcare

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What our patients are saying

“The staff and doctors at the New York Bariatric Group are amazing! They are always patient, helpful, and very understanding and pro-active with questions, problems, etc. After Lap Band surgery I feel fantastic. For the last 6 years I have not had to worry if my clothes would fit. I have been able to maintain my weight loss, and have so much more energy.”

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"Dr. Holover has a great personality, I love him, I consider him a good friend, and I recommend him to everyone. He and his staff are amazing. I thought my recovery would be worse, but it wasn’t. It was great. After a couple of days I was back on my feet and going, with three boys you don’t have time to be down. Now, my kids have to keep up with me!"

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"My results are incredible; I can go to any store and find clothes that fit, I don’t have to go to the big and tall store anymore. My family and friends say I look great, but more so are so happy about my health. Definitely go for it, it is well worth it."

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"My recovery was very easy, I started moving around pretty quick because the nurses had me up and about. Dr. Angstadt has a great bedside manner, a cheerful disposition and is very knowledgeable. He was genuinely concerned for me, he answered all of my questions and put me at ease. I couldn’t be happier, I think it is the best decision I ever made."

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"I was concerned about my health, my blood pressure, cholesterol, my mobility, my flexibility. A few friends told me about NYBG and I went to a seminar. I wanted to live a healthier life and live a long life. My recovery was great, after a week I was 100%. My doctor, Dr. Sekhar, has the best personality in the world."

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"I had a couple of friends who had bariatric surgery done by Dr. Garber a few years back and I decided to make the appointment. My favorite thing about the surgery is not being able to eat that much, eating whatever I want but in smaller portions. My results are amazing"

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