Dr. Peter Sarantos, MD

Dr. Peter Sarantos, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
56 y/o
(21)

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Dr. Peter Sarantos, MD is a general surgery specialist in Gainesville, FL and has been practicing for 29 years. He specializes in general surgery, bariatric surgery, and more.

Surgical Group of Gainesville

1143 NW 64th Ter

Gainesville, FL 32605
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Sarantos performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 99% of peers
Obesity
very high
more than 97% of peers
Stomach Surgery
normal
more than 75% of peers

Dr. Sarantos's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sarantos "Our practice began in 1967 when Dr. Henry J. Babers and Dr. Charles E. Lore formed a surgical team. This team approach prevails today as our team of eight surgeons provides care for the greater Gainesville and North Central Florida area. Take comfort in knowing that our doctors will spend whatever time is necessary to provide you with state of the art surgical care."

3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Sarantos does not have any board certifications listed.

18  Conditions Treated

19  Procedures

  • Advanced Robotic Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Stomach Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Loyola College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Florida
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Florida
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Univresity-Florida
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Sarantos has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Sarantos has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Sarantos does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Sarantos and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

North Florida Regional Medical Center

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2016 Five Star Recipient for Appendectomy

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Dr. Sarantos' Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sarantos to family and friends
21 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Sarantos' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I have had an Inguinal Hernia Repair Surgery as an outpatient at North Fl Regional Med. Ctr. in Gainesville, FL. I make this comment only 24 hours after this procedure, to thank Dr. Serranto for a work well-done and also to emphasize his professionalism, his positive attitude and most of all, the...more
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I had a recent hernia surgery as outpatient . I am can say I am really pleased with the results. Dr Sarantos is very professional. he explained all pros and cons of surgery in my first visit and also told me is going to be simple and I would be recovering fast if I follow recommendations . I have...more
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Horrible experience with outpatient hernia surgery with this surgeon. My surgery was supposed to be out patient but ended up in the ICU for 4 days and another 5 days in the hospital recovering from internal blood loss and developed a blood clot in my right leg as well. Prior to the surgery he and...more
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