Dr. Ragui Sadek’s career has been one of significant experience and distinction. Dr. Sadek is a premier surgeon in the New York and New Jersey area. 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 a cutting edge variety of 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 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 myriad of 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 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 has established a strong patient satisfaction rate and a solid reputation among the surgical community.