The program at JFK For Life is located in Edison, New Jersey. The program is led by dedicated staff that are caring, compassionate, and committed to your success. Patricia Sullivan is a Certified Bariatric Nurse with over 18 years of clinical nursing experience. She is the Program Director and ensures your experience is smooth from before to after surgery.
After surgery you’ll find the tools and education provided by Karen Rose (Behavioral Therapist) and Kelly Fabio (Registered Dietitian) to be invaluable. And their support continues after surgery as well.
The surgical team is lead by some of the most experienced surgeons in the business. Drs. Alexander Abkin, Mikhail Botvinov, and Anish Nihalani have performed more than 7,000 bariatric surgeries collectively.
The program offers support groups twice a month and they offer a ‘Men’s Only Support Group’ for male patients along with support groups for patients over 1 year out. This is a truly comprehensive program with extensive pre-operative education and counseling as well as long term follow up, nutritional guidance and psycho-social support.
We’re confident you’ll have a great experience at JFK For Life.