Why Choose Us

At the Bariatric and Metabolic Weight Loss Center, we offer an unparalleled combination of surgical excellence and experience, interdisciplinary expertise, compassionate services tailored to your individual needs, and the extraordinary depth and breadth of resources available at Long Island's premier academic medical center.

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Why Bariatric Surgery? — Bariatric surgical procedures have been proven effective both for health improvement and long-term weight maintenance.

Nationally Recognized and Accredited — The hallmarks of the highest quality bariatric surgery centers are accreditation and outcomes.

World-Class Surgery Program — The Bariatric and Metabolic Weight Loss Center is directed by Aurora Pryor, MD, an internationally recognized leader in minimally invasive and bariatric surgery.

Individualized Approach — Our goal is to help you reach your goal. We can help you develop the most effective weight loss strategy from an individualized menu of interdisciplinary services delivered in a caring, supportive environment.

Surgery Options — We offer today's most advanced and effective bariatric procedures.

Interdisciplinary Team — Our team draws upon the expertise of a wide range of compassionate professionals with excellent credentials and extensive experience.

New Centereach Office  A new facility with a dedicated team of experts onsite, all under one roof: surgeons, bariatric medicine specialist, nurse practitioner, psychologist, dietitians and exercise specialist.

Dedicated Bariatric Surgery Unit — As the only academic medical center on Long Island, Stony Brook Medicine offers an unparalleled depth and breadth of specialists, technology and services.

Excellent Outcomes — Dr. Pryor brings an impeccable record of excellent bariatric surgical outcomes and minimal complication rates to Stony Brook.

Bariatric Surgery Results — Bariatric surgery dramatically improves patients' health and helps keep them out of the hospital.