Gregory F. Dakin, MD

Gregory F. Dakin, MD Specialties: Bariatric Surgery, Obesity Medicine, General Surgery, Diabetes Medicine, Surgery, General

Gregory F. Dakin, MD
Specialties: Bariatric Surgery, Obesity Medicine, General Surgery, Diabetes Medicine, Surgery, General
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520 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021
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    1283 York Avenue
    New York, NY 10065

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About Gregory F. Dakin, MD

Devoting considerable time to teaching, mentoring and the development of physicians in training, Dr. Dakin has been presented with number of teaching awards, including the Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award and the Medical Student Teaching Award in Surgery. Most recently, he received the Excellence in Teaching Award from Weill Cornell Medical College.His interest in clinical and basic science research focuses on various aspects of bariatric surgery, including its effects on bone metabolism; on reproductive function in obsese women; and on gene expression and metabolic profile of weight loss of patients following gastric bypass surgery. Dr. Dakin is a member of many numerous professional societiesA board-certified surgeon, Dr. Dakin received his undergraduate degree with honors from Colgate University and obtained his MD from the New York University School of Medicine. He completed his general surgery residency at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, including a dedicated research fellowship in laparoscopy. He continued at Mount Sinai for a clinical fellowship in minimally invasive surgery.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center


  • Abdominal Pain

  • Achalasia

  • Adrenal Surgery

  • Computer Assisted Surgery (CAS)

  • Diabetes Medicine

  • Diabetes Surgery

  • Endoscopic Surgery

  • Gallbladder Surgery

  • Gastric Bypass

  • Gastrointestinal Disorder

  • Gastrointestinal Metabolic Surgery

  • Gastrointestinal Surgery

  • Hernia Surgery

  • idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpuras (ITP)

  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)

  • Laparascopic Abdominal Surgery

  • Laparoscopic Anti-reflux Surgery

  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery

  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

  • Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery

  • Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal Surgery

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery

  • Obesity

  • Obesity Medicine

  • Obesity Surgery

  • Pancreatic Disease

  • Weight Management


  • Fellowship: Mount Sinai Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Medical School: New York University School of Medicine
  • Residency: Mount Sinai Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish