Dr. Jeffrey Eakin, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Eakin, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
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Age 39
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Dr. Jeffrey Eakin, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Salt Lake City, UT and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health in 2006 and specializes in bariatric surgery, general surgery, and more.

3336 S Pioneer Pkwy Ste 306

Salt Lake City, UT 84120

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
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Top Care Areas

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Abscess
very high
more than 99% of peers
Intestinal Obstruction
very high
more than 97% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 95% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

78  Conditions Treated

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59  Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer Resection
  • Esophageal Dilatation
  • Esophageal pH Monitoring
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagogastroscopy
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgery for Achalasia
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • LINX® Reflux Management System
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy (MIE)
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Pneumatic Dilations (PD)
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Utah.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Miami University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • River
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Ohio State U Hosp Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Ohio State U Hosp Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Eakin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Eakin's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Eakin

4.5

Based on 21 reviews

5 Stars
85.71428571428571%
(18)
4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
4.761904761904762%
(1)
1 Star
9.523809523809524%
(2)

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Dr. Jeff was awesome. He took time to get to know me and he always asked how my wife was doing whenever she was not there and he always stayed up to date on how my family was doing. If you need a gastro surgeon and you want a doctor that truly cares about you and is an amazing surgeon then call...Read More
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Sep 09, 2018
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Dr.eakin is a miracle worker he saved my life he is the best doctor I have ever been to
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Shirley evans in Salt Lake City, UT – Apr 28, 2017
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I recommend Dr. Eakin to anyone needing an excellent and compassionate surgeon. On a scale of 1 -10 (1 being the lowest) I would give him a 20! He gave me back a quality of living that I never thought I would have again. Wonderful man. I would highly recommend him to everyone.
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