Dr. James A. Sebesta, MD

Dr. James A. Sebesta, MD

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Bariatric Surgery | Male | 52 years old

James Sebesta, MD, is a board-certified surgeon specializing in bariatric surgery. He treats obesity, gastroesophageal reflux disease, abdominal wall hernias, breast cancer, as well as other gastrointestinal surgical diseases. Dr. Sebesta is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a Fellow of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons. In his free time, he enjoys fishing, outdoor sports and watching his children's sporting events.Read more

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I work with a patient to review the problem and the available treatment options to choose a treatment plan that best fits the patient's individual needs. My goal is to improve the lives of my patients and their families by providing the highest quality of care.Read more

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James Sebesta, MD, is a board-certified surgeon specializing in bariatric surgery. He treats obesity, gastroesophageal reflux disease, abdominal wall hernias,...Read more

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Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Appendicitis
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Obesity
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rib Fracture
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Wound Repair

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Education

  • Medical School
    Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda
  • Residency Hospital
    Madigan Army Medical Center

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Bariatric Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • Malpractice claims in Washington not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Sebesta's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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James Sebesta, MD, is a board-certified surgeon specializing in bariatric surgery. He treats obesity, gastroesophageal reflux disease, abdominal wall hernias, breast cancer, as well as other gastrointestinal surgical diseases. Dr. Sebesta is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a Fellow of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons. In his free time, he enjoys fishing, outdoor sports and watching his children's sporting events.

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Dr. Sebesta's Care Philosophy

I work with a patient to review the problem and the available treatment options to choose a treatment plan that best fits the patient's individual needs. My goal is to improve the lives of my patients and their families by providing the highest quality of care.