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Peter Sarantos, MD

Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery

The Center For Obesity Surgery and Treatment

6400 W Newberry Rd, Suite 106
Gainesville, FL 32605

About Peter Sarantos

Dr. Peter Sarantos is the Medical Director for the Obesity Surgery & Treatment of North Florida Regional Healthcare. A board-certified general surgeon, Dr. Sarantos is one of four surgeons who perform weight loss procedures for our patients.

Dr. Peter Sarantos specializes in the gastric sleeve and adjustable gastric banding and has performed the procedures for hundreds of weight loss surgery patients.

Now a general surgeon with Surgical Group of Gainesville, Dr. Sarantos completed his undergraduate education at Loyola College in Baltimore, Maryland in 1983. He completed his medication education at Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1989, graduating in the top six percent of his class. Following his surgical internship and residency at the University of Florida, Dr. Sarantos completed a fellowship in surgical research at the University of Florida Surgical Metabolism and Nutrition Laboratory and an American Cancer Society Clinical Oncology fellowship at the University of Florida Department of Surgery.

Honors and awards received by Dr. Sarantos include a Grant for Research Training in Surgical Oncology from the National Institutes of Health, Resident Research Award from the Surgical Infection Society, Research Award from Florida Surgical Society and many others. Dr. Sarantos is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a member of the Florida Medical Association and is on the Board of Trustees of North Florida Regional Medical Center. Dr. Sarantos is the author of numerous abstracts and presentations, as well as original scientific manuscripts

Education

Medical School
Georgetown University School of Medicine

Internship
University of Florida

Residency
University of Florida

Fellowship
Fellowship in surgical research at the University of Florida Surgical Metabolism and Nutrition Laboratory and an American Cancer Society Clinical Oncology fellowship at the University of Florida Department of Surgery

Certifications & Memberships

Gender

Male

Specialties

Bariatric Surgery
General Surgery

Office Locations

The Center For Obesity Surgery and Treatment
6400 W Newberry Rd
Suite 106
Gainesville, FL 32605