Lael Forbes, MD, General Surgery, New York, NY, Northern Westchester Hospital

LaelEForbesMDFACS, FASMBS

General Surgery New York, NY

Bariatric Surgery

WeightZen Bariatric Surgeon and Medical Weight Management Physician

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Summary

  • Dr. Lael Forbes is a general surgeon specializing in minimally invasive robotic surgery in New York, NY. She received her medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She recently relocated to Manhattan, NY to join fellow Albert Einstein Alum Dr. Daniel J. Rosen in private practice after having been a professor of surgery at the University of Rochester and prior to that at SUNY-Buffalo. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the Tristate area including Lenox Hill Hospital and Northern Westchester Hospital. She specializes in both medical and surgical weight management and has over 20 years of experience in Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery.

Education & Training

  • Mount Sinai St. Luke's - West Hospital Center
    Mount Sinai St. Luke's - West Hospital CenterResidency, General Surgery, 1994 - 1999
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    Albert Einstein College of MedicineClass of 1994

Certifications & Licensure

  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 2015 - 2021
  • CT State Medical License
    CT State Medical License 2015 - 2021
  • SC State Medical License
    SC State Medical License 2008 - 2009
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2002 - 2004
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2000 - 2022
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1995 - 2022
  • ME State Medical License
    ME State Medical License Active through 2019
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2012
  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons

Press Mentions

  • Lael Elizabeth Forbes, MD, FACS, FASMBS, a General Surgeon with New York Hernia Center
    Lael Elizabeth Forbes, MD, FACS, FASMBS, a General Surgeon with New York Hernia CenterDecember 20th, 2020

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