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Weight Loss Surgery - Dr. Gregor
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Gregory F. Dakin, MD

General Surgery (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Bariatric Surgery
Languages: Spanish
Office Phone: (833) 543-7642, (646) 962-8462
One of America's Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors


Devoting considerable time to teaching, mentoring and the development of physicians in training, Dr. Dakin has been presented with number of teaching awards, including the Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award and the Medical Student Teaching Award in Surgery. Most recently, he received the Excellence in Teaching Award from Weill Cornell Medical College.

His interest in clinical and basic science research focuses on various aspects of bariatric surgery, including its effects on bone metabolism; on reproductive function in obsese women; and on gene expression and metabolic profile of weight loss of patients following gastric bypass surgery. Dr. Dakin is a member of many numerous professional societies

A board-certified surgeon, Dr. Dakin received his undergraduate degree with honors from Colgate University and obtained his MD from the New York University School of Medicine. He completed his general surgery residency at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, including a dedicated research fellowship in laparoscopy. He continued at Mount Sinai for a clinical fellowship in minimally invasive surgery.

Area of Expertise

Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.

Aetna [HMO, Medicare, PPO]

Aetna [Weill Cornell Employee Plan]

Affinity [Access (Exchange)]

Affinity [HMO]



Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Child Health Plus, EPO, HMO, PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus




Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Advantage]

Oxford Health Plans [Metro/Core/Charter (HMO)]


Rockefeller University - CoreSource

United Empire

UnitedHealthcare [Compass (Exchange), EPO, HMO, Medicare, POS, PPO]


1997 New York University School of Medicine

Residency: 2003 Mount Sinai Medical Center

Fellowship: 2004 Mount Sinai Medical Center

Fellowship: 2004 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center