Mather Hospital (Northwell Health Network) in Port Jefferson, New York, have renewed their commitment to patient care and safety as a Center of Excellence in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, as well as a Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery. Mather Hospital and Surgeon of Excellence, Dr. Arif Ahmad have been designated as an Epicenter in Robotic Bariatric Surgery by Intuitive Surgical, manufacturers of the DaVinci® surgical robotic system. An Epicenter serves as a model for robotic surgery and is considered a state-of-the-art facility with a surgeon who is a proven expert in his or her field. This is the first Epicenter on Long Island.
In the last few years, the demand for comprehensive care has skyrocketed. It not only sets positive patient outcomes at the forefront, but by bringing