Dr. Saber Ghiassi, MD

Dr. Saber Ghiassi, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
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Age 50
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Dr. Saber Ghiassi, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Fairfield, CT and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from The Brody School Of Medicine At East Carolina University in 2004 and specializes in bariatric surgery, general surgery, and more.

2000 Post Rd Ste 101

Fairfield, CT 06824

Contact Information

(203) 418-9520

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Connecticut
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Dr. Ghiassi's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ghiassi performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Ghiassi performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Obesity
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ghiassi treats Obesity more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Ghiassi treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ghiassi treats Abdominal Disorders more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Ghiassi treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Ghiassi's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adjustable Gastric Banding
Anal Disorders
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendicitis
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Cancer
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagomyotomy
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Gallbladder Diseases
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastric Banding
Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
Gastric Bypass Surgery
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrotomy
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
Laparoscopic Colectomy
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Laparoscopic Splenectomy
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Meckel's Diverticulum
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Obesity
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery
Secondary Malignancies
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic
Stomach Surgery
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Ventral Hernia

About Me

Care Philosophy

Holistic philosophy of health that involves a team approach to caring and treating patients.

Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2010
    Stanford University
    Fellowship Hospital
    2010
  • 2009
    The Mount Sinai Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    2009
  • 2005
    The Mount Sinai Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    2005
  • 2004
    The Brody School Of Medicine At East Carolina University
    Medical School
    2004
  • University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
    Undergraduate School

Languages

  • Farsi
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Alfred H. Aufses Sr. Award in Surgery, 2009
  • Albert Schweitzer Fellow, 1999-2000

Dr. Ghiassi's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ghiassi

4.7

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Fantastic Doctor spends time and straight to the point. My appointment with Dr. Ghiassi was a thank God I went and he was there. Dr Ghiassi examined me, during the examination he came up with a solution to my problem, which I'm so very relieved from the suffering. Also great staff members too. I...Read More
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Dr. Ghiassi became my doctor in August of 2016. I was admitted to Bridgeport Hospital as an emergency because of a twisted colon. Surgery needed to be performed. I was morbidly obese, & the surgery was very risky. Dr. Ghiassi found much scar tissue, lesions & mesh from a gastric bypass surgery I...Read More
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I was fortunate to be able to attend Dr Ghiassi seminar this evening, He was very professional and I enjoyed it very much . All questions were answered he his very upfront and honest . I am very comfortable with my decision . Thank you to the staff also I will be speaking with you soon
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Dr. Ghiassi is a very nice person, great bedside manner. His whole team are very good.
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Fantastic surgeon, great team! I only wish I had found this group 10 years ago! Truly amazing, who ever heard of feeling well enough to walk out of the hospital after major surgery. Every single person, from dr to office staff, wonderful! 4 months since surgery following diet and exercise feeling...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Medicaid
PacifiCare
PacifiCare HMO
United Healthcare
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid
WellPoint

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Bridgeport Hospital

Bridgeport, CT

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