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Geoffrey Nadzam, MD, FACS

Associate Professor of Surgery (Bariatric, Minimally Invasive); Chief of Surgery, Lawrence + Memorial Hospital; Director of Bariatric Surgery, Lawrence + Memorial Hospital



Dr. Geoffrey Nadzam is fellowship trained in laparoscopic bariatric and robotics procedures. Dr. Nadzam earned his B.A. from Rutgers College in New Brunswick, NJ and earned his M.D. from UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School in Newark, NJ. He completed a residency in general surgery and a Bariatric Surgery Fellowship at Stanford University Medical Center in Palo Alto, California.

Dr. Nadzam previously served as the Director of Robotic Surgery and the Director of Center for Obesity Surgery at the Hospital of St. Raphael. He also served as Site Director for Bariatric Surgery at St. Raphael’s campus and Site Director of the Surgical Residency Program. He has recently served as the Medical Director of Surgical Services for the Saint Raphael Campus of Yale New Haven Hospital before being appointed to his new role as Chair of Surgery at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital.

Education & Training

  • Fellowship
    Stanford University Medical Center (2004)
  • Residency
    Stanford Univ. Medical Center (2003)
  • Residency
    University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey (2000)
  • MD
    New Jersey Medical School (1996)
  • BA
    Rutgers University, Biology (1992)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Connecticut Magazine Top Docs 2020Connecticut Magazine2020
Connecticut Magazine Top Docs 2019Connecticut Magazine2019
Connecticut Magazine Top Docs 2018Connecticut Magazine2018
Connecticut Magazine Top Docs 2017Connecticut Magazine2018
Connecticut Magazine Top Docs 2016Connecticut Magazine2016
Connecticut Magazine Top Docs 2015Connecticut Magazine2015

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