Dignity Health Medical Group
Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery and General Surgery in Phoenix
It is a privilege to be entrusted with the health of our patients and to provide them with the best possible care and outcomes available. We take great pride in the relationships we develop with our patients and welcome the opportunity to care for your health.
Our experienced team delivers this level of care through highly skilled surgical techniques and the use of innovative technologies.
Comprehensive Surgical Care
Board-certified general surgeons Shawn Stevenson, DO, Gregory Robertson, MD, and Van Leavitt, DO specialize in the following areas of surgery: weight loss, gastrointestinal, hernia, liver and pancreatic, gallbladder, breast cancer, colon, and now, minimally invasive and robotic surgical procedures.
How Can We Help?
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What Our Patients Are Saying
Weight Loss Surgery Patient Stories
I am only 3 months post op and have had a total weight loss of 98 pounds, I’ve dropped 4 shirt sizes, 4 pant sizes, necklaces fit better, I don’t need a seat belt extender when I travel, and that’s just the beginning. I am no longer invisible, I have confidence I have never had before, and now I have the opportunity to share my story and hopefully be an inspiration to others. This has been the hardest, most challenging, and terrifying experience of my life. However, I can also proudly say that this is the best decision I have ever made, and I am strong and I am fearless. I have about 70 more pounds until I reach my goal weight, and I’m confident that with the continued support of Dr. Stevenson and his team, and my amazing family and friends, I’ll achieve my goal and so many more.”
Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy patient
What’s New at Dignity Health Surgery
Most of us understand that losing weight and maintaining a healthy weight and lifestyle will improve many of our typical health problems. It can reduce the risk of heart disease, Type 2 Diabetes, high blood pressure, and the ever present aches and pains like lower back pain. What can get lost in the mix is…
Of course you can do anything you want after weight loss surgery, but you must consider if it’s smart and healthy for you. Let’s find out. Can you drink alcohol after weight loss surgery? It’s a Common Question We get that question quite often from those contemplating weight loss surgery. We understand that social drinking…
Bariatric surgery has become a popular procedure due to its impact on reducing obesity-related diseases like diabetes and heart disease. Of course it has also become popular due to patients wanting a more pleasing appearance and a better quality of life. Now, several studies are showing bariatric surgery linked to reducing cancer risk in women….