Dr. Matthew A. Fitzer, MD

Dr. Matthew A. Fitzer, MD

Bariatric Surgery | Male | 45 years old

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Bariatric surgery is a demanding specialty, and I believe that a physician cannot really provide high-quality care unless they commit to their full attention to it. Bariatric surgery is all that we do at Virginia Bariatric Surgery.Read more

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Dr. Fitzer's Care Philosophy

Bariatric surgery is a demanding specialty, and I believe that a physician cannot really provide high-quality care unless they commit to their full attention to it. Bariatric surgery is all that we do at Virginia Bariatric Surgery.

Dr. Fitzer says...

I completed an accredited, year-long fellowship in minimally-invasive weight loss surgery and have exclusively practiced bariatric surgery for more than 10 years.

Dr. Fitzer'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 Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Obesity

Education

  • Medical School
    Eastern Virginia Medical School Of The Medical College Of Hampton Roads

    Graduated in 2000

  • Internship Hospital
    Memorial Health University Medical Center

    Completed in 2001

  • Residency Hospital
    Memorial Health University Medical Center

    Completed in 2005

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University of Missouri Hospitals and Clinics

    Completed in 2006

  • Undergraduate School
    Christopher Newport University

    Graduated in 1996

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Stomach Surgery

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