Bariatric Surgery

Eric J. Velazquez, MD, FACS, FASMBS

Chair, General Surgery, Jeanes Hospital
Medical Director, Bariatric Surgery, Jeanes Hospital
Assistant Professor, Clinical Surgery, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

About me

Clinical Interests
  • Bariatric surgery
  • Robotic surgery
  • Hiatal hernias
  • Reflux disease
  • Inguinal, umbilical hernias
  • Abdominal wall reconstruction
  • Minimally invasive surgery
Research Interests
  • Bariatric surgery
  • Abdominal wall reconstruction
Languages
  • Spanish
Education
  • MD, Instituto Tecnologico de Santo Domingo (INTEC), Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Training
  • Fellowship, Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, New York Insititute of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Valhalla, NY
  • Residency, General Surgery, New York Medical College at Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY
  • Residency, General Surgery, New York Medical College at Saint Vincent’s Hospital, New York, NY
Board Certification
  • General Surgery
Memberships
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  • American Society of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgeons
Awards and Honors
  • Cum Laude, Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo, 2002
  • Physician Spotlight Award, Southeastern Regional Medical Center, 2012, 2015
  • Top Doctors, Surgery, Philadelphia magazine, 2018