Doc Talk

presented by Montefiore St. Luke's Cornwall

Reasons and Requirements for Bariatric Surgery

John Powell, M.D., FACS, FASMBS - Speaker Bio
A reliable and qualified bariatric surgeon, Dr. John D. Powell caters to the communities of Monroe and Newburgh, NY. He brings extensive experience to his role at Crystal Run Healthcare and Montefiore St. Luke's Cornwall. He understands the needs of his patients and treats every person with the compassion, respect, and attention they deserve.

Dr. Powell received his medical degree from the St. George's University School of Medicine and then went on to complete an internship and a residency in general surgery at Pinnacle Health, Harrisburg Hospital. He also completed a fellowship in minimally invasive and bariatric surgery at Geisinger Medical Center and Pinnacle Health, Harrisburg Hospital.

Certified by the American Board of Surgery, Dr. Powell's surgical expertise is unparalleled. He understands that people are a bit hesitant when it comes to surgery and hence, strives to educate patients about the options available. 

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  • Dr. John Powell discusses bariatric surgery, why someone would want this surgery and the requirements needed.