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Dr. Van Leavitt

Van Leavitt, DO

Dr. Leavitt is a native of Arizona. He attended K-12 in the Gilbert public school system and later went on to ASU where he received a bachelor’s degree in Spanish literature and linguistics. He is fluent in Spanish and has gone on several medical missions trips to Mexico where he has been able to treat underserved populations.

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Board Certified Surgeon

He attended Midwestern University in Glendale, AZ for his medical school training. Upon completion of his medical degree, he was accepted into a general surgery residency program at Beaumont Health in Detroit, Michigan through Michigan State University. Dr. Leavitt trained heavily in laparoscopic surgery, trauma surgery, colorectal surgery, hernia surgery, anti-reflux surgery, breast surgery, wound care, and endoscopy including EGD and colonoscopy. He is certified to a wide range of medical conditions including disorders of the gallbladder, stomach, intestines, and colon.

After successfully completing his 5-year residency, he was accepted at Banner Gateway Weight Loss Center as a bariatric fellow for one year where he was dedicated to learning more about obesity and its surgical treatment. Dr. Leavitt is currently a member of several surgical societies including:

His primary hospital affiliations are with:

Van Leavitt D.O. 
2919 S. Ellsworth Road, Suite 101
Mesa, AZ 85212

Specializing in:
General Surgery
Weight Loss Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgery

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