Dr. Kent C. Sasse, MD

Dr. Kent C. Sasse, MD

Bariatric Medicine | Male | 50 years old

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in Reno, NV |
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.
in winnemucca |
Compassionate , very professional and caring.
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Dr. Sasse's 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.

Dr. Sasse's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Bariatric Medicine
  •  Board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery and General Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Obesity
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1994

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of California, San Francisco (Ucsf)

    Completed in 1999

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of California San Francisco

    Completed in 1999

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Lahey Clinic Medical Center

    Completed in 2000

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of California, San Diego

    Graduated in 1988

  • Other Education
    University Of California At Berkeley

    Completed in 1992

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Bariatric Medicine
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • 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
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • 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)
  • Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • 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
  • Single Incision Gallbladder Removal
  • Sphincterotomy
  • da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal

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