Dr. Ragui Sadek Named One of the NJ Top Docs of 2016
New Brunswick, NJ (July 2016) – Dr. Ragui Sadek, M.D., FACS, SOEMBS of Advanced Surgical and Bariatrics is pleased to announce his recognition as one of the NJ Top Docs for 2016.
NJ Top Docs is an exclusive healthcare resource available to the general public to assist them in finding top healthcare providers. The award is strictly given to the most respected and highly qualified healthcare providers in New Jersey. Dr. Ragui Sadek is proud to receive this award for his hard work and dedication to his profession.
Dr. Sadek leads the Northeast in bariatric science and research, making multi-annual presentations at national and global conferences, such as SAGES Annual Meetings, ASMBS Obesity Week Meetings, and the IFSO international meeting. Dr. Sadek’s practice, Advanced Surgical and Bariatrics of NJ, maintains the highest patient volume in the Northeast, as well as a better than industry standard in patient safety. With 1000 surgeries a year, Dr. Sadek has a complication rate well below 0.5% (industry average is 0.96%).
Dr. Sadek has also been named #1 in the United States for Adolescent Bariatrics, alongside achieving the designation of the world’s first Adolescent Center of Excellence for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, awarded by the International Surgical Review Corporation. Dr. Sadek was also the first to perform a robotic bariatric surgery in Monmouth county New Jersey, the first surgeon in NJ to perform N.O.T.E.S (Natural Orifice Surgery) for acid reflux treatment in the state of New Jersey, and the first surgeon to perform a Revisional Longitudinal Sleeve-to-Sleeve Gastrectomy utilizing the Olympus 3D HD endoscopy system.
Dr. Sadek has achieved the NJ Top Docs Award for the past three consecutive years for his phenomenal standard in patient care.
About Dr. Ragui Sadek of Advanced Surgical and Bariatrics
Dr. Ragui Sadek is a leader in the bariatric surgical field in the United States. A Clinical Assistant Professor of surgery at RWJ Medical School and the Director of bariatric surgery program at RWJ University Hospital, Dr. Sadek has established a state-of-the-art and one of the safest bariatric surgery programs in the state. His program has a complication rate far below the national average, while providing cutting edge patient care within the laparoscopic, robotic, and bariatric surgery techniques. Dr. Sadek initiated the Bariatric Surgery program at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital where, prior to his arrival, weight loss surgery was not being performed. He is now the senior most minimally invasive bariatric surgeon. Dr. Sadek assumed a leadership role as the Director of Bariatric Center of excellence at RWJUH and oversees all of the care rendered to the hospital’s bariatric patients, including anesthesia, radiology, floor and preoperative nursing, and consulting services. Dr. Sadek has completed his residency and an advanced laparoscopic and bariatric surgery fellowship at SIUH. Later, he went on to finish a surgical critical care and trauma fellowship at the UMDNJ Newark campus. Dr. Sadek joined a private practice in 2006 and performed a wide variety of advanced laparoscopic and bariatric procedures. More than three thousand advanced surgical procedures later, he established a strong patient satisfaction rate and a solid reputation among the surgical community. Dr. Sadek is a happily married father of twins, and readily enjoys playing soccer and tennis!