Dr. Neil McDevitt, MD

Dr. Neil McDevitt, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
47 y/o

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Dr. Neil McDevitt, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Summerville, SC and has been practicing for 15 years. He specializes in bariatric surgery and general surgery.Read his story

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Stomach Surgery
very high
more than 90% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
more than 57% of peers

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Dr. McDevitt's bio

This content was provided by Dr. McDevitt "Neil McDevitt, MD, began his career as a general surgeon and chose to specialize in bariatric surgery because of the gratitude he received from his weight-loss patients. He was rewarded by the happiness he found sharing in his patients victories, and the potential he saw for improving the quality of their lives. He believes in treating people, not medical problems, and prides himself on being accessible to his patients.Before establishing his practice in Summerville, S.C., Dr. McDevitt served as Director of Bariatric Services for Beaufort Memorial Hospital. He is board-certified in general surgery and has performed weight-loss surgeries since 2004. He completed bariatric training at Emory University, and received certification from Allergan, the makers of the LAP-BAND gastric band.Dr. McDevitt performed his residency at the Medical College of Georgia. He received his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He received his undergraduate degree from Boston College, where he also received honors as Magna Cum Laude.Originally from a small town in New Jersey, he visited South Carolina's coast as he grew up and is glad that he and his wife now call the state home. He loves to fish, hunt, and kayak. He also joins Team McDevitt" at occasional weekend road races and walks, but admits that he likes finishing a run more than starting one.""
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. McDevitt "Our Summerville, South Carolina bariatric (weight loss) surgery center is devoted to helping you attain the healthy lifestyle you?ve always wanted. Dr. Neil McDevitt and the entire team at Coastal Carolina Bariatric Center are committed to providing you with personalized care and attention you deserve, while using state-of-the-art bariatric (weight loss) surgical procedures designed to help you reach your weight loss goals."

2  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

12  Conditions Treated

14  Procedures

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0 Sanctions

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  • UMDNJ--Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Medical College Of Georgia, General Surgery
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Medical College Of Georgia, General Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Bariatric Surgery, Emory University School Of Medicine, Department Of Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Neil McDevitt, MD
It had been years since I last saw Dr. McDevitt. I felt ashamed that I put weight back on and realized I again needed help. Dr. McDevitt and the staff never fail their patients. I was greated like a long lost friend and informed that this happens and not to beat myself up but to get back on track....Read More
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Michael Boblitz in Beaufort, SC – Aug 29, 2018
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Excellent care very awesome with his patients. He truest care will listen to your concerns and questions.
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Mar 13, 2018
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Dr. McDevitt and staff are always very professional and caring of their patients. He is truly a wonderful surgeon who saved my life. He is always very supportive and encouraging no matter what.
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K.Brown in Summerville SC – Mar 08, 2018
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Dr. McDevitt is so understanding and very genuine. He takes time with you and he really cares about each of his patients. I highly recommend him and his staff. They are great.
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WANDA CRAVEN in SC – Dec 28, 2017
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Dr. McDevitt and the entire staff has made my journey very comfortable. He is knowledgeable and very thorough with explanations and provided the comfort I needed in my weight loss journey. Thank you Dr. McDevitt and staff!!
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S. Johnson in Saint Stephen – Oct 30, 2017
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