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 General 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
Xin Zhong, MD
Dr. Xin Zhong joins Atlantic General Surgical Associates from North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, NY, where she completed a minimally invasive surgery fellowship in robotic and bariatric procedures. Dr. Zhong completed her residency in general surgery at Carilion Clinic in Roanoke, VA, and earned her medical degree at Tulane School of Medicine in New Orleans, LA.
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.