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Licensure

New Jersey (56419)

Hospital Appointments

St. Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ

Deborah Heart and Lung Center, Browns Mills, NJ

Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, NJ

Overlook Medical Center, Summit, NJ

Certifications & Memberships

ABS Certification in Vascular Surgery 2000

ABS Certification in Surgery 1998 – recertified in 2008 and 2017

American College of Surgeons, Fellow (FACS) New Jersey Medical Society

American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons, Fellow (FASMBS)

Leadership & Awards

Section Chief for the Center of Excellence Bariatric Program for St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, NJ 2010-2016

Section Chief for Bariatric Surgery, Deborah Heart and Lung, 2014-Present

New Jersey Chapter ASMBS – former chapter President (2014-2016)

New Jersey Monthly Top Docs – 2008, 2010, 2011,2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017,2018

Fellowship

North Shore University Hospital Manhasset, NY

Vascular Surgery

July 1997-June 1999

Residency

St. Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ

General Surgery- Chief Resident

July 1996-June 1997

St. Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ

General Surgery –Resident

July 1991 to June 1996

North Shore Medical Center Neptune, NJ

Internship- Transitional Year

July 1990 to June 1991

Academic Degrees

Rutgers University Graduate School of Business

MBA, 2007

University of Medicine & Dentistry – NJ Medical School

Doctor of Medicine, 1990

Rutgers University College of Engineering

Bachelor of Science, 1986

Abstracts, Posters, Presentations, Publications

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 Cerebral Ischemia, 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

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

Patents

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

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