Dr. George Fielding is known internationally as the leader in laparoscopic bariatric surgery. He has performed thousands of bariatric procedures, and is recognized among surgeons as the top of his field. Dr. Fielding’s influence can be seen around the world in the surgeons he’s taught, research he’s conducted, and personal passion he’s dedicated to fighting obesity.
George Fielding is a true pioneer in the field of bariatric surgery, credited with the development of well-known laparoscopic and bariatric techniques. Many of the top bariatric surgeons in the country gratefully acknowledge what Dr. George Fielding has taught and inspired them to do. In addition, his unsurpassed work in adolescent obesity has given thousands of teenagers a chance at a happy, healthy life.
George Fielding, MD is integral to the highly successful NYU Langone Weight Management Program. He’s a leader in bariatric innovation, surgery for the super-obese, and has spoken in Australia, Japan, Scotland, Hong Kong, Thailand, and the US.
Dr. Fielding has published more than 150 journal articles, abstracts and book chapters. His recent publication, “Safety of the laparoscopic adjustable gastric band: 7-year data from a U.S. center of excellence”, is the largest series to date on laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, made possible by Dr. Fielding and his institution’s extensive experience. Other publication sources include Journal of the American College of Surgeons, Journal of Pediatric Surgery, and the Annals of Surgery.
Dr. George Fielding is one of the most widely invited speakers on bariatric surgery. He’s recognized around the US, and internationally, for his contributions, skills, and deep understanding of obesity. In addition to hundreds of speaking engagements, Dr. Fielding is featured in media and has appeared on/in Good Day, ABC News, People Magazine, and Business Week Today.
With over 10,000 laparoscopic surgeries, Dr George Fielding is the most highly experienced bariatric surgeon in the country. He’s performed over 6,000 surgical weight loss procedures, and trained thousands of physicians across the globe in the latest bariatric surgery techniques. Dr. Fielding has performed more adolescent bariatric procedures than almost any other surgeon.
George Fielding, MD has extensive research credits, including studies on a 5 year program he implemented for the surgical management of obesity in children. His research includes long term success and safety of weight loss surgery, with a specific focus on the LAP-BAND® and revisional procedures.
Dr. Fielding is a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Queensland Gastroenterology Society, Australian Association of Surgeons, Australian Medical Association, and International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association.