Michael L. Bilof, MD

Attending Bariatric Surgeon

*Services provided by outside, private practice physicians

Education

  • Fellowship July 1997-June 1999 North Shore University Hospital Manhasset, NY, Vascular Surgery

Residency

  • July 1996 to June 1997 – St. Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ General Surgery – Chief Resident
  • July 1991 to June 1996 – St. Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ General Surgery – Resident

Exams and Certification

  • ASMBS (American Society of Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery)
  • Center of Excellence For St. Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ
  • Certified 2007 and recertified 2009
  • ABS Certification in Vascular Surgery 2000
  • ABS Certification in General Surgery 1998 – recertified in 2008

Society Memberships

  • Fellow: American College of Surgeons (FACS)
  • New Jersey Medical Society
  • New Jersey Chapter ASMBS: currently Vice President
  • Fellow: American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons (FASMBS)

Leadership and Awards

  • Section Chief for the Center of Excellence Bariatric Program for St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, NJ 2010-current
  • Board Member Florham Park Surgery Center Florham Park, NJ current
  • Fellow: American College of Surgeons
  • Fellow: American Society of Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery
  • New Jersey Monthly Top Docs: 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

Patents

  • Patent 5,755,713 Issued May 26, 1998 for “Laparoscopic Instrument”

Abstracts, Posters, and Presentations

  • Bilof ML, Herschman Z. Hemodynamic Effects of Iatrogenic Pneumoperitoneum, European Congress of Anesthesiology, Tel Aviv, Israel, October, 1994
  • Bilof ML, Botchkina G, Friedman S, Scher L, Tracey K. Expression of TNF and TNF Receptors in the Rat Brain after Focal CerebralIschemia, New York Vascular Surgery Society Fellows Night, New York City, New York, April 1998
  • Botchkina G., Bilof ML, Tracey K. TNF, Apoptosis, and NF-κB in Ischemic Brain, 7th International TNF Congress, Hyannis, Massachusetts, May 17-21, 1998
  • Bilof ML, Al-Abed Y, Ivanova S, Bucala R, Tracey K. Cerebroprotectionby Inhibition of 3-Aminopropanol in a Rodent Model of Stroke, Surgical Forum American College of Surgeons, Orlando, FL, October 25-30, 1998
  • Botchkina G, Bilof ML, Tracey K, NF-κB Expression after Permanent Cerebral Ischemia, Society for Neuroscience, Los Angeles, CA, Nov 7-12, 1998
  • Subtotal Colectomy for Obstructing Colon Carcinoma,” St. Barnabas Medical Center Grand Rounds, Livingston, N.J. 1992
  • Catamenial Pneumothorax: Pathogenesis and Treatment,” St. Barnabas Medical Center Grand Rounds, Livingston, N.J. 1993
  • Retroperitoneal Fibrosis,” St. Barnabas Medical Center Grand Rounds, Livingston, N.J. 1994
  • Correction of Lower Extremity Deep Venous Reflux by Ablation of Superficial Venous Incompetence, Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, June, 1995
  • Indication for Inferior Vena Cava Filters: Practice Patterns of Surgeons and Radiologists, Poster Presentation American Venous Forum Annual Meeting, San Diego, Feb. 22-24, 1996
  • The Cost of Inferior Vena Cava Filters: Does it Matter Where it is Done? New Jersey Vascular Society Annual Meeting, Englewood New Jersey, March 13, 1996
  • Expression of TNF and TNF Receptors in the Rat Brain after Focal Cerebral Ischemia, New York Vascular Surgery Society Annual Fellows Night, New York City, New York, April 23, 1998
  • Cerebroprotection by Inhibition of 3-Aminopropanol in a Rodent Model of Stroke, American College of Surgeons Surgical Forum, Orlando, FL October 27, 1998
  • Bariatric Surgery, Dept. of OB/GYN Grand Rounds, St Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ, February 18, 2005
  • Our Experience with the Gore Suture Passer for Simple, Secure Placement of the Reservoir in Lap-Band Patients, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons14th International Congress, San Diego, California, September 14-17, 2005, Award for Best Poster in Education Content or Innovation

Journal Publications

  • Sales CM, Bilof ML, Petrillo KA, and Luka NL. Correction of lower extremity deep venous incompetence by ablation of superficial venous reflux. Ann Vasc Surg, May 1996

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