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Harish Kakkilaya, MD, MS, FRCS, FACS, FASMBS

Fellowship-trained in Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery

Dr. Harish Kakkilaya is Board Certified in General Surgery and fellowship-trained in Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery. He has more than 20 years of experience in general surgery and 10-plus years as a bariatric surgeon. He attained distinction as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

Dr. Kakkilaya received his Master of Surgery degree from the University of Bombay, India, a Fellowship of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons (FRCS) from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Glasgow, UK, and a Fellowship in Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery from the Sinai Hospital and Northwest Hospital, in Baltimore, MD.

He has performed more than 1,000 weight-loss surgeries with excellent outcomes. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a fellow of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

In 2008, Dr. Kakkilaya was honored with the Outstanding Laparoscopic Surgeon Award by the Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons, recognized as a “Best Doctor” from 2012 to 2018 by South Jersey Magazine, and in 2017 and 2018 as a “Top Doc” by SJ Magazine.

To learn more about Dr. Kakkilaya and SMC’s Bariatric Surgery Program, click here.

Dr. Kakkilaya is currently taking new patients. Call 856-823-4288 to make an appointment.


SMC Health Physicians — Bariatrics
66 East Ave.
Woodstown, NJ 08098

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