Dr. Eric DeMaria, MD

Dr. Eric DeMaria, MD

Bariatric Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 58
(9)
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Dr. Eric DeMaria, MD is a bariatric surgery doctor who practices in Suffolk, VA. He is 58 years old and has been practicing for 35 years. Read his story

5838 Harbour View Blvd Ste 240

Suffolk, VA 23435

Contact Information

(757) 483-3030

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Obesity
very high
more than 94% of peers
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
high
more than 81% of peers
Stomach Surgery
normal
more than 71% of peers

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Dr. DeMaria's bio

This content was provided by Dr. DeMaria "A pioneer in bariatric surgery and a specialist in gastric bypass and the treatment of obesity, Dr. DeMaria has 23 years of experience and has performed over 2,000 bariatric surgery procedures. He is considered an expert in advanced laparoscopic surgery procedures. His surgical skills are often sought for high risk patients and those with complications, as well as patients in need of revisional procedures to correct complications or reverse weight regain. Prior to joining Bon Secours, Dr. DeMaria served as a general and trauma surgeon at WakeMed Faculty Physicians in Raleigh, N.C. Board certified in general surgery, he has published over 120 articles. In addition, he has served on several editorial boards and is an ad hoc reviewer for the New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of the AMA, Annals of Surgery, the Journal of the American College of Surgeons, Surgery, the Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery,and was honored by the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery as one of the top 30 physicians who have made a difference in bariatric surgery. Dr. DeMaria received his Bachelor of Arts in Medical Sciences from Boston University in Boston, Mass. He earned his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine in Boston. He completed an internship and residency in General Surgery at Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, RI. Continuing his medical studies at Brown, Dr. DeMaria completed a fellowship in Trauma Research. Dr. DeMaria is a member of many professional organizations including the American Surgical Association, the American Board of Surgery, the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity (IFSO), the Surgical Review Corporation, the Society of University Surgeons, the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), the Executive Council of ASMBS, the American College of Surgeons, the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, and the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract. "

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. DeMaria "A pioneer in bariatric surgery and a specialist in gastric bypass and obesity, Dr. DeMaria has 23 years of experience and has performed over 2,500 bariatric surgery procedures and is considered an expert in advanced laparoscopic surgery procedures. His surgical skills are often sought for high risk patients and those with complications, as well as patients in need of revisional procedures to correct complications or reverse weight regain."
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Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Bariatric Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Acute Cholecystitis
  • Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Appendicitis
  • Basal Type Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Gland Cancer
  • Hepatobiliary Cancer
  • Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Obesity
  • Parasitic Appendicitis
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia
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Procedures

  • Abdominal Mass Biopsy
  • Adjustable Gastric Banding
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Colectomy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Banding
  • Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastric Sleeve Surgery
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Biopsy
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatic Biopsy
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Single Incision Gallbladder Removal
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Stomach Surgery

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Boston University School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • Boston University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Brown University / Alpert Medical School
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Brown University / Alpert Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Brown University / Alpert Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. DeMaria has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. DeMaria's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. DeMaria to family and friends
3.9
based on 9 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. DeMaria's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. DeMaria accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. DeMaria has admitting privileges

Bon Secours - Maryview Medical Center
3636 High St
Portsmouth, VA 23707
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