Welcome Dr. Venkata Kella

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 will undoubtedly build upon our dedication to the most effective bariatric procedures and the very best patient care.

In keeping with our commitment to advancement in surgical technique, Dr. Kella performs his bariatric and general procedures using the latest in minimally invasive robotic techniques and also traditional laparoscopy, when appropriate. Beyond the bariatric procedures that he offers, including the gastric sleeve, gastric bypass and adjustable gastric band, he also performs a full range of general surgery procedures including hernia repair, gallbladder removal, chronic acid reflux treatment, and surgery for colorectal conditions.

Dr. Kella believes in a patient-centric approach to surgical care. This means working closely with each of his patients to ensure that procedures are chosen with a great deal of thought and concern for patient needs, but also drawing on his extensive experience to ensure the very best option for every patient’s particular circumstance. Dr. Kella fully understands that surgery may not be appropriate in all cases and takes a measured, stepped approach to care. He believes in starting with the most conservative approaches and only moving to surgery when necessary.

“Today, I continue to be amazed by the impact of quality medical care for patients with morbid obesity and associated co-morbid conditions. My path is one of continued learning, progress, and growth. ” ~ Dr. Kella

Dr. Kella decided he wanted to be a surgeon from a young age, following in the footsteps of his uncle and other family members who devoted their lives to the medical care of others. He has always been interested in how surgical technique blends both art and science to continually evolve and offer patients evermore effective and safe procedures.

Dr. Kella sees patients at our Garden City, Huntington and Patchogue, Long Island offices. You may also learn more about him and our program by signing up for one of our in-person seminars or by watching our online seminar.

For patients requiring a consultation for procedures outside of bariatric surgery, we encourage you to contact our office to meet Dr. Kella and discuss potential options for treatment.

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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