Dr. Kent Sasse, MD

Dr. Kent Sasse, MD

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Dr. Kent Sasse, MD is a bariatric medicine specialist in Reno, NV and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in bariatric medicine, bariatric surgery, and more.Read his story

75 Pringle Way Ste 804

Reno, NV 89502

Contact Information

(775) 829-7999

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
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No malpractice claims found for Nevada
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Sasse's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anorectal Abscess
Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Cancer
Cancer Surgery
Carcinoma in Situ
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Cancer
Colon Disorders
Colon Polyp
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Diverticulitis
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophagomyotomy
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparotomy
Meckel's Diverticulum
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Obesity
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Open Hernia Procedures
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Paracentesis
Percutaneous Herniated Disc Surgery
Port Placements or Replacements
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
Rectovaginal Fistula
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
Secondary Malignancies
Single Incision Gallbladder Removal
Sphincterotomy
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Weight Loss Management

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Kent C. Sasse is dedicated to serving his patients with compassion, respect, the latest surgical technology, and a highly developed skill set.

Specialties

  • Bariatric Medicine
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Critical Care Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

  • 2000
    Lahey Clinic Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    2000
  • 1999
    University Of California San Francisco
    Residency Hospital
    1999
  • 1999
    University Of California, San Francisco (Ucsf)
    Internship Hospital
    1999
  • 1994
    University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1994
  • 1992
    University Of California At Berkeley
    1992
  • 1988
    University Of California, San Diego
    Undergraduate School
    1988

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • 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

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sasse

4.8

Based on 89 reviews

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1 Star
5.617977528089888%
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Dr. Sasse unsuccessfully performed a gastric sleeve for my sister and tried to fix it with the bypass. Not only has she had complications but is on the verge of death. Malnourished and constantly dehydrated unless receiving IV fluids. As a doctor would you not want to see a patient who is having...Read More
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Dr. Sasse is awesome. It's been 15 months since my surgery. I'm very happy with the results. I feel better than I have in years. I am a self-pay because I didn't meet the qualifications for my health insurance. (My BMI wasn't high enough.) It was money well spent and I'd do it again. My...Read More
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it was the best decision I've ever made concerning my health... I feel like a new person getting a second chance at living my life....To strictly follow Sasse's program from the beginning (pre-op , thru a yr after surgery) to now...is a major life style change.... But so so worth it.. I would...Read More
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Very professional, polite everything went off without a hitch. 5 ? that's as close as I could find to a star....
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Dr. Sasse has been working on me for 15 years. He's a great listener, he's very empathetic, and he's a tremendous surgeon. He's really saved my life. I've had a number of different surgeries by Dr. Sasse and I would highly recommend him.
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K Sasse Surgical Associates, Reno, NV

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    • Mon: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Choice Plus Test POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Assurant Health
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
Principal Financial Group
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare PPO

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