Maneesh Ailawadi, MD

Dr. Maneesh Ailawadi is a board-certified surgeon with over 20 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Ailawadi started his career as a cardiac and thoracic surgeon before entering the field of bariatrics. He has special interests in bariatric surgery, general surgery, and surgical oncology. Dr. Ailawadi is a practicing physician at Lehigh Valley Weight Loss and sees patients in Allentown, PA, and Bethlehem, PA.

About Maneesh Ailawadi, MD
Surgical and Clinical Expertise:
Bariatric surgery, general surgery, surgical oncology, minimally invasive laparoscopic techniques, hernia repair, reflux disease, and advanced endoscopy.
Bariatric Procedures Performed:
Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (Gastric Sleeve), Duodenal Switch, and SIPS (stomach intestinal pylorus sparing) Surgery.
Board-certified by the American Board of Surgery, Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Fellow of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.
Training Institutes:
Dr. Ailawadi graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a bachelor's degree in biology. He then went on to earn his medical degree from Chicago Medical School. After completing his education, Dr. Ailawadi attended a residency program at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago (Mount Sinai). He then completed his fellowship in thoracic surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee
Work Experience:
Dr. Ailwadi began his medical career in 1999, where he worked as a fellow in surgical oncology conducting research at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. In 2005, he obtained a fellowship in cardiac and thoracic surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. In 2011, he founded Lehigh Valley Weight Loss, where he currently serves as the director of bariatric surgery. Dr. Ailawadi also spent a year as the director of bariatric surgery at Easton Hospital in Easton, PA.
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Clinic Location
2200 W Hamilton St.
Suite 111
Allentown, Pennsylvania 18104
3400 Bath Pike
Suite 203
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18107
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