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.
Dr. James Buwen
Dr. James Buwen is a board certified 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.
Tina Thomas, MD
Dr. Thomas is board certified in general surgery and surgical critical care, with specialty training in advanced minimally invasive general and bariatric surgery. Dr. Thomas elected to attend medical school in India and graduated with distinction.
Michael Thomas Fastiggi, MD
Dr. Michael Thomas Fastiggi is board certified in general surgery, with advanced fellowship training in bariatric surgery, foregut surgery, and minimally invasive surgery. He attended medical school at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, and was elected into both the Alpha Omega Alpha and Gold Humanism honors societies
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.
Alexis Begliomini, PA-C
Alexis Begliomini is a physician assistant who provides clinical counseling for our bariatric surgery and medical weight loss patients in our Springfield location. She graduated with honors from Arcadia University with a B.A. degree in biology & minor in music. She attended graduate school at Marywood University in Scranton, PA to complete her Master of Science degree in physician assistant studies, where she focused her training in surgery.