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Assistant Professor of Surgery Director, Center for the Surgical Treatment of Obesity
Associate Program Director, General Surgery

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Mustafa Hussain, MD
Mustafa Hussain, MD, has advanced training in bariatric surgery, minimally invasive surgery and surgical oncology. Dr. Hussain has expertise in all standard primary weight loss surgeries, including the Lap-Band procedure, sleeve gastrectomy, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and duodenal switch. He also has a special interest in revisional bariatric surgery. Additionally, Dr. Hussain is working closely with the surgical oncology team to expand the use of minimally invasive and laparoscopic approaches in the surgical treatment of esophageal, pancreatic and gastrointestinal cancers.

His research interests include bariatric surgery outcomes, the genetics and physiology of obesity, the impact of gut hormones on obesity and diabetes, and minimally invasive approaches to cancer surgery.

Areas of Expertise

Medical Education

  • New York University

Internship

  • New York University

Residency

  • New York University

Fellowship

  • National Cancer Institute NIH; Fellowship: Cornell University; Fellowship: Columbia University

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American College of Surgeons
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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At a Glance

Practicing Since2011

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Urdu
  • Spanish
Minimally Invasive Weight Loss Surgery Q&A

What are the results of a minimally invasive weight loss surgery, and do they stay off? Can bariatric surgery reduce the effects of diabetes? Mustafa Hussain, MD, and Vivek Prachand, MD, talk about minimally invasive surgery for weight loss.

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