Category Archives: Introductory

Welcome Dr. Venkata Kella

October 9, 2019

NYU Winthrop Surgical Associates is proud to welcome Dr. Venkata Kella as our newest bariatric surgeon. Dr. Kella is board certified in general surgery, specializes in bariatric surgery, and brings with him an impressive list of credentials and experience that …

It’s a Journey Not a Destination

June 3, 2019

By Collin E.M. Brathwaite, MD, FACS, FASMBS These are wise words that we often hear in our lives, and we should take heed.  The journey for weight loss is not what we “get to”.  It is about taking a lifetime …

Winthrop Surgical Associates Welcomes Dr. Jun Levine

August 20, 2018

Winthrop Surgical Associates is very pleased to welcome Dr. Jun Levine, a highly skilled and experienced bariatric and general surgeon, to our practice. Dr. Levine adds yet another layer of expertise to our practice and represents a key part of …

Presenting Our New Online Weight Loss Surgery Seminar

August 8, 2018

One of the first steps you will take toward renewed health with bariatric surgery is attending a weight loss surgery seminar. During your research you may have noticed that most bariatric practices offer some kind of seminar before their consultation; …

What Is Bariatric Surgery, Really?

January 25, 2018

Bariatric surgery has developed an inaccurate reputation as the “last resort” for those needing to lose weight. With that being said, the reputation is well-deserved as the term weight loss surgery is, rather unfortunately, used interchangeably with bariatric surgery. And …

Choosing Weight Loss Surgery

January 7, 2017

Your alarm goes off and you hit the snooze button. You’re too tired. But you need to get up and go. You lift yourself out of bed after the third alarm. If you don’t get going you’re going to be …

Surgery Programs Ranked Among the Best in the New York Area

December 15, 2016

The team at Winthrop Surgical Associates’ Gastroenterology & GI department, which includes bariatric and general surgery, is proud to have been ranked as one of the best specialty programs in the New York area. This recognition, by the prestigious US …

We’ve Moved

July 8, 2016

To Our Valued Patients, Winthrop Surgical Associates is excited to announce that the 120 Mineola Blvd. office of the Minimally lnvasive/Bariatric Surgery Program is moving to a new state-of-the-art facility at 700 Stewart Ave., Suite 200, Garden City. Our surgeons …

Winthrop University Hospital Opens New Research Center

October 6, 2015

We are very excited to announce that Winthrop-University Hospital has opened an almost 95,000 square foot state-of-the-art research and education facility. As part of the dedication that our hospital and our practice have to the advancement of medicine, this is …

Simple Ideas to Avoid Letting Weather Spoil Your Fitness Routine

February 27, 2014

You and your outdoor exercise routine are unstoppable, except on rainy days. And then comes cold weather, and again you’re sitting it out on the sidelines. But don’t despair.  Even during the winter months or on rainy days, you can …

The Winthrop Surgical Weight Loss Program offers bariatric surgery to those suffering from obesity in Long Island, Queens, Brooklyn and all of New York. Our three dedicated weight loss surgeons and staff provide safe and effective solutions to excess weight and morbid obesity.

Nassau County


700 Stewart Ave., Suite 200,
Garden City, NY 11530
Phone: (516) 663-1430
Fax: (516) 222-2442
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Suffolk County


157 East Woodside Ave.
Patchogue, New York 11772
Phone: (631) 475-1900
Fax: (631) 475-1955
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