Atlantic General Surgical Associates
James G. Barrett Medical Office Building
10231 Old Ocean City Boulevard, Suite 207
Berlin, MD 21811
West Fenwick, DE
37464 Lion Drive, Unit 2
Alae Zarif, MD, F.A.C.S.
Medical Director of Surgical Services
Surgeon Alae Zarif, MD, who performs the gastric banding and gastric sleeve
procedures for Atlantic Bariatric Center and general surgeries including
oncology procedures, joined Atlantic General’s medical staff in
April 2006. He has been in practice since 1996 when he finished his residency
at Waterbury Hospital in Connecticut, a Yale-affiliated surgical training
program. Dr. Zarif is certified by the American Board of Surgery and performs
multiple advanced laparoscopic procedures. Dr. Zarif is a fellow of the
American College of Surgeons
Meshach Heenatigala, MD
Dr. Meshach Heenatigala joined Atlantic General Surgical Associates from
York Hospital in York, PA, where he completed a rural track surgical residency.
He completed his medical degree at Albert Einstein College of Medicine
and his bachelor’s in chemical engineering at Columbia University.
Dr. Heenatigala is a member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal
and Endoscopic Surgeons and is an associate member of the American College
of Surgeons. His passion lies in serving the local community, providing
up to date care, and using minimally invasive techniques.