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
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….
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People decide to have bariatric surgery for many reasons. It could be that their weight is causing serious medical conditions, they are physically and emotionally uncomfortable, or they have a special upcoming event. Of course, there are a multitude of reasons people make this decision, but now let’s discover how weight loss surgery can help…