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Meet Dr.Anoosh

Farhad Anoosh MD, FACS, FASMBS

Dr. Farhad Anoosh has dedicated a significant part of his professional life to the treatment of obesity and making surgery less painful with minimally invasive techniques.

 This cutting edge surgery is done with small incisions and minimal pain and scarring. This includes all surgical procedures in the abdomen such as surgery of the stomach, esophagus (reflux), gallbladder, colon, spleen, and hernia. Dr. Anoosh specializes in  laparoscopic gastric bypassThe lap band and The sleeve gastrectomy

After graduating from medical school with honors, Dr. Farhad Anoosh completed his general surgical training at the New York Medical College.  During his residency he rotated as chief surgical resident at Weill Medical College, Cornell University.He continued his post-graduate studies by completing a minimally invasive bariatric fellowship under the supervision of nationally renowned Dr. Anita Courcoulas at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, where he accepted the academic appointment of clinical instructor of surgery.

Dr. Anoosh has performed clinical research in advanced minimally invasive bariatric surgery including single incision laparoscopic procedures, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric banding, gastric bypass, stomaphyx, and robotics. He has also trained surgical residents and actively practicing surgeons in the most current laparoscopic surgical techniques.  He has published a number of peer review articles which reflect his experience with more than 350 gastric bypass and gastric banding operations.


Dr. Anoosh is a recipient of the Consumer Council of America 2008 to 2017 list of America’s Top Surgeons.  In addition he is listed on Marquis Who’s Who in America and the World 2010 to 2017 editions.

In January of 2011 he joined pioneer bariatric surgeon James A. Sapala at Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center to provide the latest in the laparoscopic approach for operative management of patients suffering from clinically severe obesity. Dr. Anoosh also performs other minimally invasive procedures.


Dr. Anoosh  is renowned in the Long Island area for his impeccable track record of safety and success.


▪ Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery 2010


▪ Active Member of the American Society for Metabolic and   Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)

▪ Active Member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal  Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)

▪ Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS)

▪ Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons

▪  Association for Academic Surgery