JFK For Life
Weight-Loss Surgery


Weight-loss management and surgical solutions to help patients lose weight for good

Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award


JFK Medical Center was awarded the Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award and named a Five-Star Recipient for Bariatric Surgery by Healthgrades in 2020.

Meet the Experts

Learn more about the JFK for Life Weight-Loss Surgery Team

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Alexander D. Abkin, M.D., FACS, FASMBS
Bariatric Surgeon; Medical Director, JFK for Life

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Aram E. Jawed, M.D., FACS, FASMBS
Bariatric Surgeon

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Anish Nihalani, M.D., FACS
Bariatric Surgeon

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Patricia L. Sullivan, BSN, RN, CNOR, CBN
JFK for Life Program Coordinator

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Joann Costarella
Surgical Scheduling Representative

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Teresa Scott
Office Coordinator