About the Provider

A New York City-based, board-certified Director of robotic and weight loss surgery at Health and Hospital/Harlem .Dr. Nazir has been recognized nationally and internationally as a leader in his field. His areas of expertise is Bariatric surgery . An assistant professor of surgery at NYU school of medicine , he is a proud Fellow of American society of metabolic and Bariatric surgery (ASMBS), the American College of Surgeons and the International College of Surgeons.

Since 2013, Dr. Nazir has served as the Honorary Police Surgeon for the New York Police Department and New York State Troopers, and is currently the Vice President and Chairman Board of Regents for International college of surgeons He is also Associate Professor of surgery at St. George’s University School of Medicine.

Born in India, Dr. Nazir received his medical degree, graduating with honors, from Fatima College of Medicine in Manila, Philippines. His post-graduate training at NYU Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn included a fellowship in minimally invasive surgery/bariatric. He also did post-graduate training at Leeds Teaching University Hospital in England and pre-med at the Moscow medical Institute.

Dr. Nazir has published in multiple peer-reviewed journals and presented at many national and international medical conferences for his work and research in the surgical field. Among many awards for his achievements, he feels a deep connection to the neighborhood where he practices and is very proud to have been honored with throwing out the first pitch at Brooklyn Cyclones Stadium in 2015.

Dr. Nazir is not only passionate about applying advanced innovative surgical techniques to improve patient outcomes, but also making sure his patients are well informed about their procedures. As a dedicated surgeon and educator, he takes care to address all his patients’ questions and concerns.

Surgeries Performed

•Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass •Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy 


New York, NY USA