Gregory F. Dakin, M.D.

Gregory F. Dakin, M.D. Specialties: General Surgery, Surgery, Bariatric Surgery

Gregory F. Dakin, M.D.
Specialties: General Surgery, Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
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520 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021
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  • Aetna - NYP
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield
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  • GHI
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Oxford Health Plans

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About Gregory F. Dakin, M.D.

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 obese 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 societies

A 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.


  • Abdominal Pain

  • Achalasia

  • Adrenal Surgery

  • Advanced Operative Laparoscopy

  • Bariatric Surgery

  • Bariatric/Weight Loss Surgery

  • Computer Assisted Surgery

  • Diabetes Surgery

  • Endoscopic Surgery

  • Gallbladder Surgery

  • Gastric Bypass

  • Gastrointestinal Disorder

  • Gastrointestinal Metabolic Surgery

  • Gastrointestinal Surgery

  • Gastroparesis

  • GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)

  • Hernia Surgery

  • Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease

  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery

  • Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal Surgery

  • Laparoscopic Surgery

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery

  • Obesity

  • Obesity Surgery

  • Pancreatic Disease

  • Surgery For Weight Loss

  • Weight Control


  • Degrees: New York University School of Medicine
  • Fellowship: New York University School of Medicine
  • Medical School: New York University School of Medicine
  • Residency: New York University School of Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Surgery

Languages Spoken

  • English