Dr. Aivazi earned his MD degree with honors from Tbilisi State Medical University in 1986 and his Ph.D. in Neurophysiology from the Russian Academy of Medical Science in 1990. After moving to the United States, he completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City and pursued a Fellowship in Cardiology at the same institution. During his Cardiology Fellowship at Lenox Hill, Dr. Aivazi received training under the esteemed guidance of Dr. Nicolas DePasquale and Dr. Jeffrey Moses. Upon completion of his training, Dr. Aivazi obtained double board certification in Cardiology and Nuclear Cardiology.

In 2003, Dr. Aivazi joined a Private Cardiology Group practice affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital and Mount Sinai. In 2010, he was offered a position at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai as an attending Cardiologist and Clinical Instructor of Medicine in Cardiology. In 2014, Dr. Aivazi was honored for his long-standing partnership with the Mount Sinai Health System. Dr. Aivazi has presented at national conferences and published his research in reputable cardiology journals. Additionally, he has provided comprehensive cardiovascular evaluations for legal proceedings.

Dr. Aivazi excels in building connections with patients from diverse backgrounds and is steadfast in his commitment to providing the highest standard of care. Driven by compassion and a dedication to patient education, Dr. Aivazi prioritizes imparting a heart-healthy lifestyle to each of his patients. At New York Bariatric Group, Dr. Aivazi provides comprehensive evaluations, pre-surgical testing, and clinically indicated optimization to minimize cardiovascular risks for patients undergoing bariatric procedures. In collaboration with NYBG providers and specialists, Dr. Aivazi and his team strive to ensure a smooth and positive experience for our patients.


Lost 145lbs

Thomas' success story

I went in for surgery. An hour later, I came out a new man.

Everybody treated me like a king. The day of surgery, I was excited. The hospital couldn’t be any nicer. I went in for surgery. An hour later, I came out a new man. My recovery was awesome. I was out of bed that day. My wife and kids were my motivation on getting this surgery. They are my whole life. I’m happy I’m going to be around for them.

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Lost 76lbs

Nicole's success story

I hit my goal weight ... and I feel fabulous

I had the gastric bypass. I am Type 2 Diabetic and I wanted to gain control of my sugar. I hit my goal weight in about 5 and half months and I feel fabulous. The procedure has completely changed my life for the better because it has empowered me as a middle aged woman that I can really do everything and anything that I want to do. I don't put an age on anything. I don't say I'm too old for something.

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Lost 76lbs

Robert's success story

I was tired of the way I looked. I was tired of the way I felt.

I knew if I didn't change something soon, I was going to be in a lot of trouble. The consultation process was a lot easier than I expected. I was met with open arms. I was treated like I was the only patient here. Not only did they answer all of my questions, they had questions for me to make sure I was the right candidate for the surgery. After surgery and that weight started dropping off, my life started changing for the better.

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Lost 92lbs

Samantha's success story

I feel like a completely different person.

I had the gastric sleeve procedure. The driving factor behind me getting this procedure was my health. I didn't feel good physically or mentally. I had joint pains, even standing was difficult sometimes. Emotionally, this surgery completely turned my life around. I have so much more confidence. So much more happiness. I feel like a completely different person. I feel stronger. I feel able to accomplish more.

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Lost 99lbs

Eileen's success story

It saved my life.

The driving factor behind me getting my procedure was that I couldn't get up off the floor with my granddaughter. That was my why. That was my big reason for having this surgery done. After surgery, it was a little bit of a struggle with what to eat. What you put in your mouth that you don't even think about. You don't think about what you're eating or how you're eating and portion size. It's what I do now every single day. The procedure has changed my life in so many ways. It saved my life.

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Lost 126lbs