Surgical Expertise

Dr. Ahuja performs a comprehensive range of general and bariatric surgeries via advanced laparoscopic and robotic-assisted methods. He has over 4000 bariatric surgeries and thousands of other minimally invasive gastrointestinal procedures under his belt. Since 2008, he has helped thousands of patients achieve their weight loss goals and recover their optimal quality of life and health. He performs surgeries with excellent outcomes and ongoing postoperative care.

Experience & Credentials

Dr. Ahuja is one of the leading surgeons in Illinois. He has developed and directed two well-reputed programs: New Life Weight Loss Center, the region’s first MBSAQIP accredited program at Herrin Hospital, and Weight Management Program at Good Samaritan Hospital Mount Vernon. He is widely considered the first fellowship-trained surgeon to develop a comprehensive multidisciplinary weight loss surgery program in southern Illinois.

Dr. Ahuja has stellar training credentials. He completed his internship, residency, and trauma research fellowship at Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC. And he earned his fellowship in Bariatric & Advanced Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA. He is also a fellow of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons (ACS)
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
  • American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
  • American Board of Surgery (ABS)

Surgical Highlights

  • Thousands of advanced laparoscopic procedures for complex abdominal and gastrointestinal problems in outpatient settings
  • Thousands of primary and revision bariatric surgeries to aid in weight loss
  • Specialized training in foregut surgery procedures, including anti-reflux procedures, esophageal disorders, and large Hiatal hernias
  • Minimally invasive weight loss procedures for individuals weighing over 400 pounds
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures

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Ahuja Bariatric & Beyond is the leading medical center specializing in bariatric surgery and comprehensive weight loss procedures in Mount Vernon, Illinois. Dr. Ahuja takes a personalized approach to consultations and treatment plans, ensuring each treatment is customized to address your specific goals, concerns, and anatomical needs. If you’d like to meet with Dr. Ahuja, please schedule an appointment today.

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