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Abraham Krikhely, MD



Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Bariatric Surgery
Bariatric/Weight Loss Surgery
Da Vinci Robotic Surgery
Endoscopic Gastric Balloon Placement
Feeding Tubes
GERD Surgery
Gall Stones
Gallbladder Cancer
Gallbladder Surgery
Gallbladder and Biliary Diseases
Gallstone Pancreatitis
Gastric Bypass
Gastric Cancer
Gastric Surgery
Gastro-Esophageal Reflux
Gastroesophageal Reflux Surgery
Gastrointestinal Cancer
Gastrointestinal Malignancy
Gastrointestinal Tumors
Gastrostomy Tube Placement
Hiatal Hernia
Incisional Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair
Laparascopic Abdominal Surgery
Laparoscopic Anti-reflux Surgery
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery
Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal Surgery
Laparoscopic Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Revisional Bariatric Surgery
Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
Laparoscopic Splenectomy
Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding
Metabolic Surgery
Minimal Access Surgery
Minimally Invasive Procedures
Obesity Surgery
PEG (Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy) Adjustment/Replacement/Removal
Umbilical Hernia
Weight Loss Surgery
Weight Management


An experienced bariatric and general surgeon, Dr. Krikhely has clinical interests including hernia surgery, surgical treatment of GERD and hiatal hernias, benign and malignant gastrointestinal disease, and robotic surgery.

Dr. Krikhely obtained his undergraduate degree from NYU Stern School of Business and his medical degree from NYU School of Medicine. He continued his studies at NYU School of Medicine for residency training in General Surgery, after which he completed his fellowship training in Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery at Montefiore Medical Center. He then joined the full-time faculty at Maimonides Medical Center, where he built a successful practice focusing on bariatric and minimally invasive abdominal surgery.

Dr. Krikhely’s qualifications include Board Certification by the American Board of Surgery and membership in the American College of Surgeons (ACS), the Society of American Endoscopic and Gastrointestinal Surgeons (SAGES), and American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). Dr. Krikhely regularly publishes in his field and presents at national and international meetings.


SUBMITTED INVITED BOOK CHAPTER AND VIDEO Krikhely A, Lewis J, Gluzman E, Sherwinter DA. Band Prolapse, Diagnosis and Management. In: Herron D ed. Bariatric Surgery Complications and Emergencies. (2015)

Novack R, Krikhely A, Kurian M. Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery: Principles of Patient Selection and Choice of Operation. In: Conner C, Nguyen N, Soper N eds. SAGES Fundamentals, Vol. II, Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery Procedures, Third Edition

POSTERS Krikhely A, Camacho D "Effectiveness of Removal of the Gastric Remnant Specimen During a Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Without the Use of an Extraction Bag." Poster of Distinction abstract presented at SAGES 2013 Annual Meeting

Gupta A, Qureshi A, Choi J, Krikhely A "The Post-Stent Prodrome: Considerations and Utility of Endoscopic Stenting in the Management of Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Leaks." Poster at SAGES 2013 Annual Meeting

VIDEOS Krikhely A, Camacho D"Laparoscopic Choledochoduodenostomy" video presented at SAGES 2013 Annual Meeting

ORAL PRESENTATIONS AND LECTURES Krikhely A, "Obesity and metabolic surgery" at Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Sep, Nov, Dec 2012)

Krikhely A, Camacho D "Cost Effectiveness of Extraction of Gastric Remnant Without an Endocatch Bag During Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy" presented at Fourth International Consensus Summit for Sleeve Gastrectomy (Dec 2012)