Meet the Team
Brett Cohen, MD, FACS
Medical Director of Bariatric Surgery Memorial Regional Hospital
Dr.Cohen is a board-certified general surgeon. He received his MD at the University of Miami where he also did his general surgery training. After completing six years of training in general surgery, he spent another full year studying under the guidance of one of the nation's leaders in laparoscopy and weight loss surgery. He completed his advanced laparoscopic fellowship at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.
His dedication to weight loss surgery has come from the success inherent to these surgeries and the differences that they make in patient's lives. Dr. Cohen performs the Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, the Lap-Band and the sleeve gastrectomy. He is also one of the first and only surgeons in South Florida to offer the Stomaphyx procedure for patients who have struggled with their weight loss or have gained some weight back after gastric bypass surgery.
Jeremy Gallego Eckstein, MD, FACS
Dr. Eckstein received his MD degree at the Lius Razzeti School of Medicine in Venezuela, before completing general surgery residencies at the Mount Sinai Medical Center and Maimonides Medical Center in New York.
After completing his training in general surgery, he spent another year studying minimally invasive bariatric surgery at Cleveland Clinic in Florida where he learned the latest techniques in laparoscopic weight management surgery. Dr. Eckstein is board-certified in general surgery.
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