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Sub Specialty:
Bariatric Medicine
General Surgery
Bariatric Surgery
Obesity Medicine

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Hamot

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.7 Stars
137 Patient
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Bariatric Surgery Center
300 State St.
4th Floor
Erie, PA 16507
Office Phone:
(814) 877-6997


Surgery, American Board of Surgery


MD, Medical College of the Aga Khan University, Karachi, KS, Pakistan

UMDNJ University Hospital,
Newark, NJ

University of Washington School of Medicine/Academic Affairs,
Seattle, WA

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Durham, NC

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January 23, 2019

Dr Ali and his staff are great and very attentive. I highly recommend their practice to anyone dealing with an obesity problem.

December 14, 2018

Dr. Ali has been treating me since 2008. He performed a gastric bypass then and has been treating me since. I trust him and anything he tells me. I have been a normal sized person since the bypass surgery and I am forever indebted to him.

December 12, 2018

the was great

October 10, 2018

Dr. Ali is a great listener and gave me excellent advice.

September 19, 2018

excellent care

September 18, 2018

This was my first appointment with Dr Ali. overall great experience

September 06, 2018

very caring and understanding

September 06, 2018

he is clearly knowledgeable and has great expertise. also clear that he gives the same "speech" to everyone and was in autopilot mode. little regard for how difficult it was for me emotionally to address my weight and related challenges. no encouragement or warmth. very matter of fact. I definitely didn't feel "better" having been there.

September 04, 2018

Dr. Ali was very helpful and I understood everything he said to me about my Weight loss surgery.

August 22, 2018

Good, the provider and staff was very professional