Dr. Michael Nusbaum started the Bariatric surgery program at Saint Barnabas Medical Center back in 1998. He has been director of that program, chief of that program and director of the program at the Saint Barnabas Ambulatory Care Center. In 2008, Morristown Medical Center ask if he would come over and restart their program, so he became chief at both Saint Barnabas and Morristown Medical Center. Since then, he has performed over 6,000 Bariatric Procedures. As a pioneer in his field, he has co-authored the definitive textbook in his field: Metabolic Medicine and Surgery published by CRC Press. He has also authored numerous articles in peer reviewed journals and is frequently asked to speak at both national and international meetings. He is a consultant to industry and has helped develop and test some of the most advanced surgical tools that exist today. He was the first surgeon to perform a Robotic Assisted Gastric Bypass in the NY Tri-State area and also the first to perform a Robotic Assisted Gastric Band in the NY Tri-State area. Dr. Nusbaum performs: Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Bypass, Gastric Band, Duodenal Switch, BPD, Gastric Balloons and is also an expert at Revisional Surgery. He is Chief of Bariatric Surgery at Morristown Medical Center and Surgical Director of the Metabolic Medicine and Weight Control Center for Atlantic Health.