Director of Bariatric Surgery
at Huntington Hospital
Long Island's most trusted Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Buchin attended New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY before completing his surgical residency training at North Shore LIJ Health System.
In 2012, Dr. Buchin partnered with the American College of Surgeons to introduce the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) Huntington Hospital was among the first hospitals to receive this national designation.
Dr. Buchin underwent the vigorous process of surgeon verification as part of the national designation accreditation process and is the only MBSAQIP verified surgeon at Huntington Hospital.
Performed thousands of Bariatric Surgeries
First surgeon in the Long Island to perform the Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy.
First surgeon in the New York area to perform the Over-stitch for revision weight loss surgery
First surgeon in the Long Island area to perform the Argon Plasma Coagulation of
G Anastomosis for weight regain after Gastric Bypass. astrojejunal
Founded the first Bariatric Surgery Program at Huntington Hospital in 2010.
Within two years Dr. Buchin
was presentedas a designated ASMBS Bariatric Center of Excellence surgeon and his Bariatric Program at Huntington Hospital
Certification And Professional
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
RealizeBand Course — Certified in RealizeBand 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
Minimally Invasive Training
The New York Minimally Invasive Institute, Valhalla, NY
“Novel Approach to Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome after Gastric Bypass Surgery”
American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, San Diego 2007