Arif Ahmad, MD
John T. Mather Memorial Hospital
Arif Ahmad, MD is recognized as one of America’s top bariatric surgeons. A specialist in both laparoscopic gastric bypass and gastric banding (Lap Band) procedures, he is the director of the Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence at John T. Mather Memorial Hospital in Port Jefferson. Trained at Harvard Medical School, board certified and recognized as one of America’s Top Surgeons by Consumers Research Council of America, he was the first bariatric surgeon in Suffolk County to use the da Vinci robotic surgical system, a minimally invasive option for complex surgical procedures. Together, Dr. Ahmad and Mather Hospital have earned the Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence designation by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.