Physician’s Profile

Abraham Krikhely, MD, FACS

Board Certificates: 
Bariatric Surgery
Minimal Access Surgery
Da Vinci Robotic Surgery
Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
Endoscopic Gastric Balloon Placement
Laparoscopic Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Anti-reflux Surgery
GERD Surgery
Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal Surgery
Laparascopic Abdominal Surgery
Minimally Invasive Procedures
Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
Laparoscopic Revisional Bariatric Surgery
Bariatric/Weight Loss Surgery
Metabolic Surgery
Obesity Surgery
Incisional Hernia
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
Laparoscopic Splenectomy
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding
Gastroesophageal Reflux Surgery
Gastrointestinal Tumors
Gallbladder and Biliary Diseases
Gallbladder Surgery
Gall Stones
Gallstone Pancreatitis
Gallbladder Cancer
Gastro-Esophageal Reflux
Hiatal Hernia
Umbilical Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair
Gastric Surgery
Gastric Cancer
Feeding Tubes
Gastrointestinal Cancer
Gastrointestinal Malignancy
Gastrostomy Tube Placement
PEG (Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy) Adjustment/Replacement/Removal
Gastric Bypass

An experienced bariatric and general surgeon, Dr. Krikhely has clinical interests including hernia surgery, surgical treatment of GERD and hiatal hernias, benign and malignant gastrointestinal disease, and robotic surgery.     

Dr. Krikhely obtained his undergraduate degree from NYU Stern School of Business and his medical degree from NYU School of Medicine. He continued his studies at NYU School of Medicine for residency training in General Surgery, after which he completed his fellowship training in Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery at Montefiore Medical Center. He then joined the full-time faculty at Maimonides Medical Center, where he built a successful practice focusing on bariatric and minimally invasive abdominal surgery.

Dr. Krikhely’s qualifications include Board Certification by the American Board of Surgery and membership in the American College of Surgeons (ACS), the Society of American Endoscopic and Gastrointestinal Surgeons (SAGES), and American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). Dr. Krikhely regularly publishes in his field and presents at national and international meetings.

Krikhely A, Lewis J, Gluzman E, Sherwinter DA. Band Prolapse, Diagnosis and Management. In: Herron D ed. Bariatric Surgery Complications and Emergencies. (2015)
Novack R, Krikhely A, Kurian M. Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery: Principles of Patient Selection and Choice of Operation. In: Conner C, Nguyen N, Soper N eds. SAGES Fundamentals, Vol. II, Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery Procedures, Third Edition
Krikhely A, Camacho D “Effectiveness of Removal of the Gastric Remnant Specimen During a Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Without the Use of an Extraction Bag.” Poster of Distinction abstract presented at SAGES 2013 Annual Meeting
Gupta A, Qureshi A, Choi J, Krikhely A “The Post-Stent Prodrome: Considerations and Utility of Endoscopic Stenting in the Management of Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Leaks.” Poster at SAGES 2013 Annual Meeting
Krikhely A, Camacho D“Laparoscopic Choledochoduodenostomy” video presented at SAGES 2013 Annual Meeting
Krikhely A, “Obesity and metabolic surgery” at Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Sep, Nov, Dec 2012)
Krikhely A, Camacho D “Cost Effectiveness of Extraction of Gastric Remnant Without an Endocatch Bag During Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy” presented at Fourth International Consensus Summit for Sleeve Gastrectomy (Dec 2012)