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Givi Basishvili, MD

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5 out of 5
15  Ratings , 1  Comments


Givi Basishvili, MD, is a board-certified general and fellowship-trained Bariatric Surgeon. He specializes in metabolic & bariatric surgery, minimally invasive surgery, robotic surgery, and foregut surgery. Dr. Basishvili is a strong believer in patient-centered, individualized care that utilizes multidisciplinary teams. He cares deeply for patients, using minimally invasive surgical techniques to transform patient outcomes.

Dr. Basishvili holds numerous clinical and research awards, authors' publications, as well as book chapters, and presents at national conferences. He completed his undergraduate training at New York University where he majored in Biochemistry and graduated as a Presidential Scholar. He pursued his passion for patient care by obtaining his medical degree at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where he graduated with distinction in translational science. Dr. Basishvili subsequently trained as a general surgeon at a high-volume, tertiary-care academic hospital at Stony Brook University, where he graduated with distinction as a chief resident. Dr. Basishvili additionally completed fellowship training in bariatric surgery and minimally invasive surgery at UT Southwestern where he developed the latest advanced skills in robotic and bariatric surgery.

Dr. Basishvili serves the community with the goal of improving quality of life while treating patients with care and compassion.

Professional affiliations:

  • American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons (ASMBS)
  • American College of Surgeons (ACS)
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
  • American Medical Association (AMA)
  • American Thoracic Society (ATS)
  • American Society of Hematology
  • American Chemical Society
Medical Interests Areas of Interest:
  • Weight Loss and Metabolic Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Gastric Sleeve
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Heartburn
  • Gastro-Esophageal Reflux (GERD)
  • Foregut Surgery & Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Robotic & Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Outstanding Teaching Scholar Award 2022
  • Exemplary Clinical Care Award 2020
  • Senior Resident of the Year Award in General Surgery 2020
  • Stony Brook Research Award 2020
  • Ruth F. Meyers Weinberg Scholar 2017
  • NYU Presidential Honors Scholar 2013
  • Harold Seidenstein Award 2013
  • Dean’s NYU Undergraduate Research Fund Award 2012
  • Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society Award 2010
  • Exceptional Achievement in Physical Sciences 2009
  • Board Certification
  • Surgery
  • Fellowship
  • Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery UT Southwestern
    Dallas, TX
  • Residency
  • Surgery Stony Brook University Hospital
    Stony Brook, NY
  • Medical School
  • Doctor of Medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    Bronx, NY
  • College
  • Undergraduate Education New York University (NYU)
    New York, NY


  • 01/18/2024
    Rating: 5

    Very pleased with this doctor.