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Paayal Mehta, MD

Paayal Mehta is a board certified, fellowship trained advanced laparoscopic surgeon, specializing in bariatric surgery. She has a passion for, and commitment to weight loss surgery and performs a wide spectrum of bariatric procedures including gastric banding, gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, and revisional procedures.

Dr. Mehta completed her initial education including medical school and surgery residency in India. Throughout her career, she has been an outstanding performer. She was awarded the “gold medal for best resident” in her graduating class of surgery residents in 1994. She then moved to the U.S. where she completed her general surgery residency from Sound Shore Medical Center at Westchester, NY. Her interest in weight loss surgery took her to Princeton, NJ where she then completed another year of fellowship training in bariatric surgery at UPMC, under the direction of world-renowned bariatric surgeon Dr. Robert E. Brolin.

Dr. Mehta then moved to Long Island, where she has been since 2005. She has since performed numerous weight loss surgeries. Her compassionate care has helped many patients, and she herself very much enjoys being a part of their new journey to a healthier, happier lifestyle.

Dr. Mehta is a member of the American Society of Bariatric Surgery, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, and American College of Surgeons.

Contact Info

Phone: (800) 633-8446

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715 Roanoke Ave., Suite 1
Riverhead, NY 11901

Procedures Performed

  • Bariatric Revisions
  • Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder)
  • Colon Resection
  • Foregut Surgery
  • Gastric Banding (Lap-Band®)
  • Gastric Bypass
  • Gastric Plication
  • Gastric Sleeve
  • GERD (Acid Reflux) Surgery
  • Hernia Repair


  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons

Insurance Accepted

  • *All major insurance providers
  • *Call office for details


  • Gajra Raja Medical College
  • Sound Shore Medical Center
  • University Medical Center at Princeton

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