Weight Loss Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital

Offering the latest in minimally invasive bariatric surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital are Dr. Shawn Garber, Chief of Bariatric Surgery, and Dr. Eric Sommer, both of whom are among the country’s leading bariatric surgeons.

Dr. Sommers
Eric A. Sommer, MD, FACS, FASMBS

What Sets Us Apart

NewYork-Presbyterian/Hudson Valley Hospital brings together the talents of leading surgeons in a state-of-the-art, Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, which features the latest equipment. The New York Bariatric Group surgeons offer single-incision, minimally invasive procedures that are virtually scarless. Insurance is accepted and claims are handled for you. Patient satisfaction ratings are consistently above 99 percent - among the highest in the nation.

The hospital’s Department of Bariatric Surgery has received high honors for its surgical excellence as well as providing the most comprehensive support system in the region. For meeting the highest standards for patient safety and quality of care, NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital’s Department of Bariatric Surgery has been accredited as a Comprehensive Center under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), a joint program of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. The MBSAQIP Standards ensure that bariatric surgical patients receive a multidisciplinary program, not just a surgical procedure, which improves patient outcomes and long-term success. The accredited center offers preoperative and postoperative care designed specifically for severely obese patients.


Pictured: Leadership of the Bariatrics Program team, from left: Medical Director Shawn Garber, MD, FACS; Ashley Fleischhauer, RN, BSN, Bariatric Coordinator/Director of Sleep Center; and Surgeon Eric Sommer, MD, FACS.

Call 800-633-8446 or 914-734- 3966 for more information or to sign up for the next patient education session at the hospital.

Or call 914-513-3677 to make an appointment with Dr. Sommer at 1985 Crompond Road, Building C, across the street from the hospital.