Celinés Morales-Ribeiro

Celinés Morales-Ribeiro, MD

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery

Surgery can be overwhelming , therefore, I insprire to provide innovative, comprehensive and compassionate personalized care for patients undergoing general and bariatric surgery. My goal is to help patients achieve and assure lifelong success.

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Related Practices

  • Bariatric and General Surgery

Specialties, Procedures &
Conditions Treated

Primary Areas of Practice

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery

Other Areas of Practice

  • Bloodless Medicine

Procedures

  • Adhesion Lysis
  • Appendectomy
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Foregut Surgery
  • Fundoplication
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Band Removal
  • Gastric Band to Gastric Bypass Conversion
  • Gastric Band to Gastric Sleeve Conversion
  • Gastric Bypass Reversal
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastric Sleeve to Gastric Bypass Conversion
  • General Surgery
  • Heller Myotomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Surgery, Diagnostic
  • Metabolic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Reflux Surgery
  • Revisional Robotic Hernia (Ventral, Incisional, Inguinal, Hiatal) Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Small Bowel Surgery
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Weight Loss Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Appendicitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cysts
  • Diabetes, Type 2
  • Diverticulitis
  • Esophageal Disease
  • Gall Stones
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Gastric Band Problems
  • Gastric Band Problems: Food Intolerance
  • Gastric Band Problems: Pain
  • Gastric Band Problems: Weight Gain
  • Gastric Band Removal
  • Gastric Band Slippage
  • Gastric/Intestinal Stenosis
  • Gastric/Intestinal Stricture
  • GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)
  • GIST (Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor)
  • Hepatobiliary Disease
  • Hernia, Abdominal
  • Hernia, Hiatal
  • Hernia, Incisional
  • Hernia, Inguinal
  • Hernia, Internal
  • Hernia, Paraesophageal
  • Hernia, Umbilical
  • Hernia, Ventral
  • Lipomas
  • Malnutrition after Bariatric Surgery
  • Marginal Ulcers
  • Obesity
  • Obesity after Bariatric Surgery
  • Reflux
  • Reflux (GERD) After Gastric Sleeve Surgery
  • Weight Regain

Locations &
Appointments

Locations

  • Bariatric and General Surgery

    97 Engle Street Englewood, NJ 07631

    Main: 201-608-2848
    Fax: 201-894-0093

  • Bariatric and General Surgery

    3196 Kennedy Boulevard Union City, NJ 07087

    Main: 201-608-2848
    Fax: 201-894-0093

Insurance

Insurances Accepted

Below is a list of the insurance plans that your provider participates in. It is very important that you contact your insurance company prior to receiving services or care. Each health insurance plan is different and some provide different levels of coverage: only your health insurance plan can provide complete information regarding your coverage and potential out-of-pocket costs.

1199 (SEIU)

  • 1199 (SEIU)

Aetna

  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna Medicare Managed Care
  • Medsolutions
  • Meritan Health

Amerigroup

  • Amerivantage
  • Amerigroup Medicaid

AmeriHealth

  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • Value Network (Exchange Plan)
  • AmeriHealth Administrator

APWU

  • APWU Health Plan

Cigna

  • Great-West Healthcare (GWH)
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cigna Supplemental
  • Health Partners

Clover Health

  • Clover Health

CoreSource

  • CoreSource

Coventry

  • CCN

Emblem Health

  • GHI PPO
  • GHI CBP
  • Vytra

Empire BCBS

  • Blue Priority
  • Direct HMO
  • Direct POS
  • Empire BCBS EPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Pathway EPO
  • Pathway HMO
  • Empire BCBS POS
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • Prism
  • Silver
  • Total Blue

Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

  • Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

First Health

  • First Health

GEHA

  • GEHA Health Plan

Horizon BCBS

  • Horizon BCBS EPO
  • Federal Employee Program
  • Horizon BCBS Medicare Managed Care
  • NJ Carpenters Fund
  • OMNIA
  • Traditional
  • Horizon PPO
  • Horizon HMO

Horizon NJ Health

  • Horizon NJ Health Medicaid
  • Total Care (DSNP)

MagnaCare

  • Local 825
  • MagnaCare PPO

Mail Handlers

  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)

Medicaid

  • Medicaid NJ

Medicare

  • Medicare NJ

MultiPlan/PHCS

  • Beech Street
  • Humana
  • PHCS
  • Pomco
  • MultiPlan Worker’s Comp

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care PPO

NALC

  • NALC Health Benefit Plan

Nippon Life Insurance Co of America

  • Nippon Life Benefits

Oxford

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Garden State Network
  • Oxford Medicare
  • Metro

QualCare

  • Choice Care
  • QualCare EPO
  • FEHB
  • GHI PPO
  • HIP HMO
  • HIP PPO
  • HIP PRIME HMO
  • HIP PRIME PPO
  • QualCare HMO
  • Humana
  • Inner Circle
  • Oscar
  • QualCare PPO
  • QualCare Worker’s Comp

Railroad Medicare

  • Railroad Medicare NJ

TRICARE North Region

  • DVA
  • CHAMPVA

UMR

  • UMR

UnitedHealthcare

  • AARP
  • Commercial and Marketplace
  • Compass Benefit (Exchange)
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • Medica
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • River Valley
  • UnitedHealthcare StudentResources

United Healthcare Community and State

  • United Healthcare Community and State Medicare
  • United Healthcare Community and State Medicaid (NJ Family Care)
  • Dual Complete

Wellcare

  • Wellcare Medicaid Managed Care
  • Wellcare Medicare Managed Care

About

About Celinés Morales-Ribeiro

Dr. Morales-Ribeiro is a board certified surgeon specializing in bariatric and general surgery. She received her MD at SUNY Buffalo College of Medicine and completed a residency and fellowship in bariatric surgery at SUNY Upstate Medical University.

Her clinical interests include weight loss surgery for the treatment of morbid obesity and metabolic syndrome, a group of conditions that includes diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol.  Dr. Morales-Ribeiro also has expertise in minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgery.

Dr. Morales-Ribeiro is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons.

Honors & Awards

  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Fellow, American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society

Committees and Leadership Positions

  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)

Education &
Training

Education & Degrees

MD: SUNY University at Buffalo School of Medicine

Residency

SUNY Upstate Medical University

Fellowship

SUNY Upstate Medical University, Bariatric Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Surgery