Celinés Morales-Ribeiro, MD

Celinés Morales-Ribeiro, MD

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

Surgery can be overwhelming , therefore, I aspire 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

Specialties, Procedures &
Conditions Treated

Primary Areas of Practice

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General 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
  • Heller Myotomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Surgery, Diagnostic
  • Metabolic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Reflux Surgery
  • Revision 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 Stenosis
  • Gastric Strictures
  • 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

    Monday
    9:00 AM
    -
    5:00 PM
    Wednesday
    9:00 AM
    -
    5:00 PM
  • Bariatric and General Surgery

    3196 Kennedy Boulevard Union City, NJ 07087

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

    Wednesday
    10:00 AM
    -
    2:00 PM

Appointments

To book online, please select a visit type:

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

Amerigroup

  • Amerigroup Medicaid
  • Amerivantage

AmeriHealth

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

APWU

  • APWU Health Plan

Cigna

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

Clover Health

  • Clover Health

CoreSource

  • CoreSource

Coventry

  • CCN

EmblemHealth

  • EmblemHealth EPO
  • EmblemHealth EPO2
  • EmblemHealth FEHB
  • EmblemHealth FEHBP
  • EmblemHealth GHI CBP
  • EmblemHealth GHI PPO
  • EmblemHealth National
  • EmblemHealth PPO1
  • EmblemHealth PPO2
  • EmblemHealth PPO3
  • EmblemHealth Tri-State
  • Vytra

Empire BCBS

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

Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

  • Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

First Health

  • First Health

GEHA

  • GEHA Health Plan

Horizon BCBS

  • Federal Employee Program
  • Horizon BCBS EPO
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS Medicare Managed Care
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • NJ Carpenters Fund
  • OMNIA Tier 1
  • Traditional

Horizon NJ Health

  • Horizon NJ Health Medicaid

MagnaCare

  • Local 825
  • MagnaCare PPO

Mail Handlers

  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)

Medicaid

  • Medicaid NJ

Medicare

  • Medicare NJ

MultiPlan/PHCS

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

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care PPO

NALC

  • NALC Health Benefit Plan

Nippon Life Insurance Co of America

  • Nippon Life Benefits

Oxford

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

QualCare

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

Railroad Medicare

  • Railroad Medicare NJ

TRICARE North Region

  • CHAMPVA
  • DVA

UMR

  • UMR

United Healthcare Community and State

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

UnitedHealthcare

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

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

2019: Bergen Magazine Top Doctors

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 Buffalo School of Medicine

Residency

SUNY Upstate Medical University

Fellowship

SUNY Upstate Medical University, Bariatric Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery