About Dr. Wai Yip Chau
Dr. Wai Yip Chau is a trusted and accomplished bariatric surgeon based in Plainsboro, NJ. Dr. Chau earned his medical degree from the St. George's University School of Medicine in Grenada. He then moved to the United States and completed his residency in general surgery at North Oakland Medical Center. He also completed a fellowship in bariatric surgery from Hackensack University Medical Center. Dr. Chau is a part of the Center for Bariatric Surgery & Metabolic Medicine at UMCP and is affiliated with University Medical Center at Princeton in NJ. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a member of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Dr. Chau is sensitive to the uniqueness of each patient's situation and adapts his consultations and treatment options appropriately to accommodate individual needs and concerns. He is dedicated to helping patients receive the treatment they need so they can enjoy a positive and fulfilling lifestyle.
- American Republic Insurance Company
- Bariatric Surgeon
- University Medical Center at Princeton
- American Board of Surgery
Education and training
- Medical School - St. George's University School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine
- Hamilton College (Bachelor’s)
- North Oakland Medical Center, Residency in General Surgery
- Hackensack University Medical Center, Fellowship in Bariatric Surgery
- American College of Surgeons
- American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
Awards and publications
- The NOMC 2002-2003 Glenn A. Sanford Memorial Award for Excellence in Surgical Skills
- The Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Resident Achievement Award
Dr. Wai Yip Chau's office location
The Center for Bariatric Surgery & Metabolic Med
5 Plainsboro Road, Suite 275
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
Patient reviews for Dr. Wai Yip Chau
Very professional, spent all the time I needed explaining everything.
Dr. Chau was kind and explained all options thoroughly. His staff was friendly too which made my entire experience very pleasant while dealing with this unpleasant issue I’m going through.
I am a long time patient of Dr. Chau's. His is a wonderful, caring doctor that really cares about his patients.
Everything was great. Was close to on time appointment wise also.
Dr. Chau was very thorough and listened to all my concerns and answered all my questions professionally. He was quite knowledgeable in the field and shared that with my husband and me. The office staff was organized and polite.
Went over details with a fine tooth comb. Highly knowledgeable. Very professional.
Excellent throughly takes his time to explain everything...very caring and pleasant
Dr. Chau is very pleasant, informative and ensures that his patients understand the risks of future procedures.
Very thorough and extremely professional. Dr. Chau put me at ease immediately, spent more than adequate time with me - did not rush, answered all of my questions and explained things very clearly. Excellent visit.
He was very informative the whole staff was amazing
It was really nice. He was informative, answered my questions and listened to my concerns. I feel much more confident on my decision.
Very informative. Made sure I understood everything before leaving. Took his time and was very thorough.