Expertise of Elmer Valin, MD
Dr. Elmer Valin is board certified in general surgery and specializes in bariatric surgery using minimally invasive surgical techniques. He has nearly three decades of experience in bariatric surgery and has performed more than 3,000 obesity-surgery related procedures.
Dr. Valin is a trained daVinci robotic surgeon, and utilizes advanced laparoscopic surgery to preform sleeve gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass, LAP-BAND Gastric Band surgery and revision surgery of previous bariatric procedures. In addition to weight-loss surgery, he also performs a wide range of general surgery procedures.
Dr. Valin is here to help you improve your health and quality of life by using surgical intervention for weight reduction. He leads a patient-centered program that emphasizes education, diet, nutrition, exercise and lifestyle changes. Dr. Valin and his compassionate team are here to assist you every step of the way.
- Languages Spoken
University of the East Medical Center
General - Yale New Haven Hospital, Saint Raphael Campus - Graduate Education
Yale New Haven Hospital, Saint Raphael Campus - Graduate Education
- Board Certification
Surgery: The American Board of Surgery
- Ages Accepted
Insurances accepted by Elmer Valin, MD
The list below is for reference purposes only and is subject to change. Please check with your health plan to confirm that this doctor is included before scheduling an appointment.
- AdventHealth Advantage Plan
- Aetna / US Healthcare - non HMO
- Aetna/US Healthcare HMO
- Aetna Better Health - FL Medicaid
- Allied Benefit Systems
- Ameriben Solutions
- Amerigroup - Americaid
- Beech Street
- Benefit Administrative Systems
- Better Health