New Jersey Bariatric Center’s® doctors are all board certified in General Surgery with fellowship training in Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery and have successfully completed thousands of procedures over the past 15 years with zero mortalities and complication rates that are lower than the national averages for gastric bypass, gastric sleeve, LAP-BAND® and gastric balloon. In addition, we are proud to say that our patients weight loss success rates are higher than the national average, a fact attributed to New Jersey Bariatric Center’s® close attention to followup support for patients.


Dr. Ajay Goyal

With several thousand successful laparoscopic gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, LAP-BAND, revision and general surgical procedures completed, Dr. Ajay Goyal, founder of New Jersey Bariatric Center®, is a leader in the field of laparoscopic bariatric and general surgery.

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Dr. Glenn Forrester

A graduate of Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island with a bachelor’s degree in biology, Dr. Forrester earned his medical degree from St. George’s University in Grenada, West Indies. Afterward, he completed a six-year surgical residency at the combined program of Our Lady of Mercy and Lincoln Medical Centers in the Bronx, NY.

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Dr. Angela Jack Glasnapp

Dr. Angela Jack Glasnapp is co-director of Bariatric Surgery at CarePoint Health Christ Hospital in Jersey City, NJ. A board certified general surgeon with specialty training in bariatric surgery and advanced minimally invasive surgery, Dr. Glasnapp earned her medical degree from New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY, and then completed her residency training at St. Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center in Greenwich Village, NY.

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Dr. James Buwen

Dr. James Buwen is a general surgeon with specialty training in bariatric surgery and advanced minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Buwen graduated with honors from Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. He completed his residency training at Rowan University-SOM, Stratford, NJ, Kennedy University Hospital/Our Lady Of Lourdes Hospital, serving as Chief Surgical Resident from 2013 to 2014.

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Samah Morsy, PA-C

Physician Assistant Samah Morsy provides clinical counseling for our bariatric surgery and medical weight loss patients in our Springfield location. She has experience in primary care medicine and weight management. She is well-trained in the associated co-morbidities of obesity including hypertension, diabetes mellitus and cardiac disease.

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