Monday, May 20, 2013

Griffin bariatric program welcomes director in Derby

DERBY - Griffin Hospital welcomes Rishi Ramlogan, MD as the new Medical Director of its Bariatric Surgery Program, Griffin Bariatrics.
Dr. Ramlogan

Ramlogan, who is board certified by the American Board of Surgery, brings extensive experience working at three Bariatric Centers of Excellence to his new position.

He will be treating patients with a broad range of bariatric, laparoscopic and general surgery concerns.
His special areas of interest include laparoscopic gastric bypass, gastric banding, sleeve gastrectomy, revisional bariatric procedures, hernia surgery and anti-reflux surgery.

Ramlogan received his Medical Degree from the University of the West Indies, and completed his internship and began residency in general surgery at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine Cabrini program in Manhattan.
He was named both “Most Outstanding Intern” and “Most Outstanding Resident” in the Mount Sinai/Cabrini program.
Ramlogan completed his general surgery residency training at the New York Medical College Sound Shore Program, where he went on to serve as chief resident.
In 2011, he completed a fellowship in advanced laparoscopy and bariatric surgery at Danbury Hospital.

As Medical Director of Griffin Hospital’s Bariatric Surgery Program, Ramlogan will regularly present free weight loss surgery seminars offered throughout the region to help prospective patients learn about their options and make informed choices.
He also will be participating in a number of Griffin Bariatrics workshops, support groups, and outreach activities, including the monthly Griffin Bariatrics “On Track” workshops, held on the third Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. – noon at the Hewitt Ambulatory Care Pavilion, 350 Seymour Ave.

Ramlogan is currently seeing new patients, as well as follow up and revisional bariatric surgery patients, at his office at 67 Maple Ave.
For information or to schedule an appointment, call 203-732-1475 or visit

This information is taken from a press release from Griffin Hospital. 

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