David Buchin


Director of Bariatric Surgery at Huntington Hospital

Dr. David Buchin is one of Long Island’s most trusted bariatric surgeons. He has more than 18 years of experience in general surgery, minimally invasive surgery and bariatric surgery. As a fellow of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Dr. Buchin stays up-to-date with the latest advances in his field. He was the first surgeon in the New York area to perform the OverStitch for revision weight loss surgery. Dr. Buchin has operating privileges at most of the major local hospitals.
Dr. Buchin attended New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY before completing his surgical residency training at North Shore LIJ Health System. He also completed a fellowship in minimally invasive and bariatric surgery at the Minimally Invasive Institute of New York. Dr. Buchin is certified by the American Board of Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is fluent in Russian.

Certification And Professional Organizations

  • New York State Licensed

  • American Board of Surgery Certified General Surgeon

  • Fellow of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

  • Member of Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons

  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

  • Allergan Lap Band Course — Certified in Lap Band Surgery

  • Realize Band Course — Certified in Realize Band Surgery

  • The New York Minimally Invasive Institute-Sleeve Gastrectomy Course

  • Member of the New York Medical College Surgical Society

  • Certified in EndoGastric Solutions Stomaphyx Procedure

Hospital Appointments

  • Huntington Hospital — Director of Bariatric Surgery

  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center

  • North Shore University Hospital

  • Westchester Medical Center — Instructor of Trauma Surgery

Minimally Invasive Training

  • The New York Minimally Invasive Institute, Valhalla, NY

  • National Presentations

  • “Novel Approach to Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome after Gastric Bypass Surgery”

  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, San Diego 2007