Dr. Floch is the Network Director for Bariatric Surgery for Western Connecticut Health Network encompassing both the programs at Norwalk Hospital and Danbury Hospital. He is also the Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery at Norwalk Hospital. He is a Board Certified General Surgeon who has specialized in Advanced Laparoscopic, Foregut and Bariatric Surgery. He is a member of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons, the American Medical Association and the Society of American Gastroendoscopic Surgeons. Dr. Floch is currently serving as the President of the Connecticut Chapter of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons.
Dr. Floch graduated from Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts, Magna Cum Laude. He continued his education at the Boston University School of Medicine. He moved to New York City where he completed his Residency in General Surgery at Beth Israel Medical Center. From there Dr. Floch completed his Fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. While at the Mayo Clinic, he studied under Dr. Ronald Hinder and specialized in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery. He then became an instructor at the Mayo Clinic in Surgery in 1998.
During his training, Dr. Floch developed an expertise in bariatric, anti-reflux and laparoscopic surgery. He performs laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, sleeve gastrectomy, and gastric bypass procedures. Dr. Floch is passionate about the success and health of his patients and also specializes in bariatric revisional procedures for patients who have not attained their goal of weight loss or need additional help and support.
Dr. Neil Floch has maintained a General Surgery and Bariatric private practice in the Norwalk Community since 1998. His practice has a main office on East Avenue in Norwalk and satellite offices located in Shelton, Stamford, Milford, and North Haven to accommodate patients in and around the community.
Dr. Floch has participated on various Committees at Norwalk Hospital and has been an advocate for developing educational programs for patients regarding weight loss, reflux and endoscopic surgeries. Dr. Neil Floch has authored twenty-four (24) published journal articles. Dr. Floch was a member of the Norwalk Hospital Strategic Planning Committee from 2005-2007. He also served as Chairman of the Bariatric Center of Excellence Task Force Committee for Norwalk Hospital and on the Medical Executive Committee from 2008-2010. Dr. Neil Floch was named a Top Doctor in Bariatric Surgery by Connecticut Magazine from 2011 through 2017 and is a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for the last five years.