Our Surgeons

Great Health & Its Sustainability is Achieved Through Dedication

Privilege is to work decades with brilliant surgical techniques and top hospitals, but achievement is really felt when a woman’s face lights up as her 6 year old finally is able to hug her completely around.

Dr. Peter Kwon

Reviews

Patients reviews


Dr. Kwon saved my life and added years to it.

Dr. Kwon gave me my life back. I would recommend him to everyone.
Dr. Kwon is the BEST – I really like him a lot.

 

Love Dr. Kwons follow up. Its great that he follows patients progress and gives that extra motivation.

Dr Kwon did my surgery – he saved my life!

Dr Kwon did surgery 8/1/07 well pleased.

Dr Kwon – I love him, h has help me!!!

Dr Kwon & Dr Weiss are excellent both made me feel comfortable before, during, & after surgery.
I was very taken with his work.

I only have Dr Kwon and he’s great.

  • All are excellent!
  • Top notch.
  • Very caring.
  • Great!
  • Pleasant, attractive
  • Great job no problem.
  • Kind & compassionate.
  • Excellent everyone was helpful & gets pt in promptly with problems.
  • Great follow-up.
  • Wonderful! Nothing else to be said!
  • Very nice.
  • Everyone is so open and very honest.
  • They are very good doctors.

 

Dr Kwon was excellent.
Dr Kwon has been an amazing and very informative doctor. He made me feel very comfortable.

 

Dr Kwon – he is the best. Great doctor, wonderful bedside manner!
Professional & understanding. Direct; doesn’t beat around the bush!
Dr Kwon is awesome!

Dr Kwon – he was very helpful and detailed.

Dr Kwon is an amazing person.

Dr Kwon – the best!

  • Dr Kwon is wonderful!

Personable, caring, excellent.
I can’t say enough about Dr. Kwon! Excellent care! I would recommend him to everyone.
Always very informative and ready to answer all questions.

Love you Dr Kwon!
More doctors like Dr Kwon & Dr Weiss.

Dr Kwon & staff has always been excellent to me & my family!

Dr Kwon – Excellent surgeon.

Wonderful & knowledgable.
Dr Kwon – good bed side manners & attentive.
Awesome.
Excellent surgeon.

Peter Kwon, MD, FACS

Education/Training
Medical School:
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York
Residency: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles

Board Certified Surgeon
Specialty Areas:
Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery

Dr Peter Kwon is a board certified surgeon specializing in General and Bariatric surgical procedures. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and a Fellow of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).

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Dr. Ramon Rivera

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Patients reviews


Dr Rivera – love him he knows his patients.

Dr Rivera is kind & patient & very understanding when it comes to any issues that arise.

All are excellent!

Top notch.

Very caring.

Great!

Pleasant, attractive

Great job no problem.

Kind & compassionate.

Excellent everyone was helpful & gets pt in promptly with problems.

Great follow-up.

Wonderful! Nothing else to be said!

Very nice.

Everyone is so open and very honest.

They are very good doctors.

Dr Rivera is a great, knowledgable caring doctor.Dr Kwon – Love Love Love for changing my life forever!

 

 

Dr Rivera is excellent.

Very professional and polite. Involved in how patient feels.

Dr Rivera is very nice. Explained things to my satisfaction. Great patient care.

Dr Rivera – excellent.

Wonderful & knowledgable.

Dr Rivera – he was very attentive, always made me feel comfortable.

No pain or discomfort, perfect.


Excellent surgeon.

Dr Rivera is the best!
Great.

Ramon Rivera MD, FACS

Education/Training
Medical School:
Upstate Medical University at Syracuse
Residency: Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Laparoscopic Fellowship: Washington University School of Medicine at St. Louis

Board Certified Surgeon
Language(s) Spoken: English, Spanish
Specialty Areas: Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery

Dr. Ramon E. Rivera is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). He specializes in Bariatric Surgery and Advanced Gastrointestinal surgery.  More on Dr. Rivera >

Cepedawcoat1

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Patients reviews


So sweet. Outstanding

Dr Cepeda very caring & efficient, willing to help.
Dr Cepeda is excellent

Dr Cepeda great. He help me with any question that I have of the period of the op. and after.

 

Dr Cepeda is an excellent doctor & very “on top” of everything.

Dr Cepeda is very friendly & trustworthy.

 

Dr Cepeda is very friendly and answers all questions.
All are excellent!

Top notch.

Very caring.

Great!

Pleasant, attractive

Great job no problem.

Kind & compassionate.

Excellent everyone was helpful & gets pt in promptly with problems.

Great follow-up.

Wonderful! Nothing else to be said!

Very nice.

Everyone is so open and very honest.

They are very good doctors.

Dr Weiss & Dr Cepeda – I meet both and they are great.

Dr Cepeda is a good listener; very caring.
Dr Cepeda is an awsome Dr.Dr Kwon is Great.

Dr Cepeda has been great, has great bedside manners as well.

Dr Cepeda – great surgeon.

Dr Cepeda is great very thorough.

Dr Cepeda is always there for me.

Very professional and polite. Involved in how patient feels.

Dr Cepeda – very friendly and asuring.
Personable, caring, excellent.
I can’t say enough!

Jaime Cepeda MD, FACS

Education/Training
Medical School: University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
Internship/Residency: Pitt County Memorial Hospital, NC
Residency: St Vincent’s Hospital, NY

Board Certified Surgeon
Specialty Areas: Laparoscopy, Thoracic, Vascular, Bariatric Surgery
Language(s) Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Jaime Cepeda Jr. is a board certified surgeon specializing in General, Bariatric and Vascular surgery procedures. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).

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Dr. Wayne Weiss

Reviews

So sweet. Outstanding
Dr. Weiss has been completely understanding and encouraging of my needs, very supportive. He made possible the options to help my weight loss journey achievable.
Dr. Weiss has saved my life. I am very glad he was my surgeon.
Dr Weiss- very attentive, answers questions learly, explains procedures clearly.

Dr Weiss – Great! I tell everyone the surgery was the best thing I ever did!
Dr Kwon & Dr Weiss are excellent both made me feel comfortable before, during, & after surgery.
I was very taken with his work.

All are excellent!

Top notch.

Very caring.

Great!

Pleasant, attractive

Great job no problem.

Kind & compassionate.

Excellent everyone was helpful & gets pt in promptly with problems.

Great follow-up.

Wonderful! Nothing else to be said!

Very nice.

Everyone is so open and very honest.

They are very good doctors.

Dr Weiss & Dr Cepeda – I meet both and they are great.

Dr Weiss did my surgery & he is my hero! Dr Kwon is awsome bery helpful & understanding.

Very professional and polite. Involved in how patient feels.

Personable, caring, excellent.

Dr Weiss saved my life!

Dr Weiss was wonderful!
Very understanding about my life and wants me to be ready for my life change.

More doctors like Dr Kwon & Dr Weiss.

Wonderful & knowledgable.

Dr Weiss has been excellent.
Would highly recommend.
No pain or discomfort, perfect.

So sweet. Outstanding
Dr. Weiss has been completely understanding and encouraging of my needs, very supportive. He made possible the options to help my weight loss journey achievable.
Dr. Weiss has saved my life. I am very glad he was my surgeon.
Dr Weiss- very attentive, answers questions learly, explains procedures clearly.

Dr Weiss – Great! I tell everyone the surgery was the best thing I ever did!
Dr Kwon & Dr Weiss are excellent both made me feel comfortable before, during, & after surgery.
I was very taken with his work.

All are excellent!

Top notch.

Very caring.

Great!

Pleasant, attractive

Great job no problem.

Kind & compassionate.

Excellent everyone was helpful & gets pt in promptly with problems.

Great follow-up.

Wonderful! Nothing else to be said!

Very nice.

Everyone is so open and very honest.

They are very good doctors.

Dr Weiss & Dr Cepeda – I meet both and they are great.

Dr Weiss did my surgery & he is my hero! Dr Kwon is awsome bery helpful & understanding.

Very professional and polite. Involved in how patient feels.

Personable, caring, excellent.

Dr Weiss saved my life!

Dr Weiss was wonderful!
Very understanding about my life and wants me to be ready for my life change.

More doctors like Dr Kwon & Dr Weiss.

Wonderful & knowledgable.

Dr Weiss has been excellent.
Would highly recommend.
No pain or discomfort, perfect.

Wayne Weiss MD, FACS

Education/Training

Medical School: New York University
Residency: New York University and Bellevue Hospital Centers

Board Certified Surgeon
Specialty Areas: Laparoscopy, Bariatric Surgery, and GI Endoscopy

Dr Wayne Weiss is a board certified surgeon specializing in General Surgery, Surgical Critical Care and Bariatric Surgery procedures. He is a trauma surgeon for over 25 years with an established record of excellence. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).

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