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 9 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

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

Treatment Frequency
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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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
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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)
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • 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
2009
The Mount Sinai Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2005
The Mount Sinai Medical Center
Internship Hospital
2004
The Brody School Of Medicine At East Carolina University
Medical School
University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
Undergraduate School
2010
2009
2005
2004

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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CareOregon
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