Both Dr. Bilof and Dr. Yurcisin are highly trained bariatric surgeons (see their profiles for more information on their training, their experience and their credentials). Our surgeons, as well as the entire team are caring, supportive, knowledgeable and highly trained advocates for you. Our patients consistently praise our team and the excellent care given by our surgeons. We are honored our patients trust us with their healthcare. We have and continue to enjoy many awards and distinctions and, when looking for your bariatric surgeon, Center of Excellence credentialing is the foremost distinction you want in our surgeons, their practice and the affiliated hospitals handling your surgical care. Please review the information on the criteria for being credentialed as Center of Excellence by the American Society of Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery.

Awards and Distinctions

  • ASMBS certified Center of Excellence practice since 2007; recertified in 2009 and current
  • Section Chief for the Bariatric MBSAQIP Program – Barnabas Health Livingston, NJ – Dr Bilof
  • SAGES Resident Achievement Award Dr Yurcisin 2005 & 2007
  • American College of Surgeons – member – Dr. Yurcisin
  • American College of Surgeons – Fellow – Dr. Bilof
  • ASMBS – member – Dr. Yurcisin
  • ASMBS – Fellow – Dr. Bilof
  • SAGES/CAGS Karl Storz/IRCAD Traveling Fellowship Award for 12th World Congress – April 2010 Strasbourg, France Dr Yurcisin
  • Patient’s Choice Award – independent voting by patient’s 2009-present- Dr. Bilof
  • NJ Monthly Top Doctor 2008, 2010, 2011 and 2012 and 2013 – Dr. Bilof
  • NJ Monthly Top Doc 2013 Featured on Cover! and featured in Bariatric Article in Issue
  • Consumers’ Research Council of America’s Top Surgeons – 2008-2010 Dr Bilof
  • President – NJ Chapter of American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons (ASMBS) – Dr. Bilof