With more than 2,000 successful laparoscopic gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, LAP-BAND, revision and general surgical procedures completed, Dr. Ajay Goyal, founder of the CarePoint Health Center for Bariatric Surgery, is a leader in the field of laparoscopic bariatric and general surgery. To ensure the best patient care and weight loss success, the CarePoint Health Center for Bariatric Surgery employs a multi-disciplinary team approach, including nutritional, psychological and physical therapy counseling. Although there are risks when undergoing any type of surgery, with aggressive preoperative evaluations and postoperative follow-up by his multi-disciplinary team, Dr. Goyal has a history of lower-than-average complication rates and zero mortalities.
Dr. Ajay Goyal is the Director of Bariatric Surgery and Associate Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery at Overlook Medical Center in Summit, New Jersey, and is board certified by the American Board of Surgery. Dr. Goyal earned his medical degree at the State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn and completed a five-year surgical residency at New York Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn, New York. Afterwards, Dr. Goyal spent a year honing his surgical skills at an American Society of Bariatric Surgery approved fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopic Bariatric and General Surgery at the Institute for the Minimally Invasive Surgery at Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, New York. During his fellowship, he was involved in initial studies that examined the use of robotics in bariatric and general surgery.
Dr. Goyal is a member of the American Society of Bariatric Surgeons (ASBS), the Medical Society of New Jersey, and the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES). He is active in the field of bariatric and general surgery research, and has presented his results at several national conferences.