Holy Name welcomes new director of GI metabolic, bariatric and robotic surgery

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Holy Name in Teaneck recently named Dr. Omar Bellorin-Marin as the director of GI metabolic, bariatric and robotic surgery. Bellorin-Marin, certified by the American Board of Surgery, is a leading bariatric and robotic surgeon who has completed over 1,200 robotic surgeries, including bariatric and general surgery.

“Dr. Bellorin-Marin is a talented surgeon and phenomenal educator. He is going to play an integral role in our new Graduate Medical Education program,” Michael Maron, CEO and president, Holy Name, said. “His mentorship and experiences will be invaluable to tomorrow’s doctors and our future colleagues — while also providing our patients with the best possible care.”

A dedicated surgeon born in Venezuela, Bellorin-Marin completed his first residency at the University Hospital of Caracas/Central University of Venezuela, his research fellowship at Cleveland Clinic Florida, followed by his second residency at New York-Presbyterian Queens. He completed his fellowship in advanced gastrointenstinal and minimally invasive surgery, including bariatric surgery, robotics, abdominal wall hernias, reflux disease, gallbladder, colon and gastric cancer, at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College.

“It’s an incredible opportunity for me to join such a unique and outstanding health care system as Holy Name, leading the bariatric and robotic surgery disciplines,” Bellorin-Marin said. “I’m dedicated to providing patient focused care and — through their new GME program — inspiring future physicians to deliver clinical excellence and compassionate care.”