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Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery • Male • Age 48

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Dr. Sasse's Experience

Dr. Sasse's Care Philosophy


  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Bariatric Medicine
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Medical Weight Management
  • Microsurgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Wound Care

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Hernia Procedures
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Percutaneous Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy & Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Single Incision Gallbladder Removal
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
  • Diverticulitis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Background Check for Dr. Sasse

0 Malpractice Claims

  • No malpractice history found for Nevada.
  • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

  • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Awards & Recognitions


Media & Publications

  • Recipient of Healthcare Heroes Award - Northern Nevada, 2011
  • American College of Surgeons, 2003
  • Chesson - U.C.S.F. Department of Surgery Award, 1999
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, 1994
  • Research Prize - New England Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery, 2001
  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, 2010
  • Retired Air Force Reserve Major, 1996
  • International Bioethics Institute Research Award, 1991
  • Outpatient Weight-Loss Surgery; Safe and Successful Weight Loss with Modern Bariatric Surgery, 2009
  • Life-Changing Weight Loss, 2010
  • Doctor's Orders - 101 Medically Proven Tips for Losing Weight, 2009
  • Sugar Intake Corelates to Rise in Obesity, 2009
  • Sugar Intake Correlates to Rise in Obesity , by Dagmar, 2009
  • Long term durability and comfort of laparscopic ventral hernia repair: 225 cases using primarily polypropylene with carboxymethycellulose-sodium hydaluronate coating (Sepramesh). JSLS. Volume 16 Number 3 (Jul/Aug/Sept Issue). 2012, 2012
  • Today Radio Network. Bob Gourley News/Talk., 2009
  • Ask The Doctor, 2010
  • Weight Loss Surgery Options, 2008
  • Weight Loss Surgery May Change Future Transplant Patients, 2007

Education & Training

Medical School

University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1994

Internship Hospital

University Of California, San Francisco (Ucsf)
Complete in 1999

Residency Hospital

University Of California San Francisco
Complete in 1999

Fellowship Hospital

Lahey Clinic Medical Center
Complete in 2000

Undergraduate Schools

University of California, San Diego
Graduated in 1988

Other Education

University of California at Berkeley
Complete in 1992

Languages Spoken by Dr. Sasse & Staff

  • English
  • Spanish

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