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Bariatric Surgery Program at Glance

Sarasota Memorial Bariatrics Robotics
80% patients resolved diabetes graphic
1,000+ Bariatric Procedures Performed graphic
77% patients resolved high cholesterol graphic
83% patients successfully follow program for 1 year
64% patients resolved hypertension after 1 year graphic

Meet the Bariatric Surgery Team

Arundathi Rao,
MD, FACS

Bariatric Program,
Medical Director,
Bariatric Surgery
Specialist

T. Patrick Fitzgerald,
MD, FACS

Bariatric Surgery
Specialist

John D. Nora,
MD, FACS

Bariatric Surgery
Specialist

Why SMH

Sarasota Memorial Health Care System strives to redefine the standard of excellence for public hospitals and consistently earns national recognition as a top Florida hospital and the very best in the region

Courtyard Tower

Sarasota Memorial’s Courtyard Tower, which opened in 2013, is home to our specialized patient care units, as well as pre-admission testing, registration, and surgery reception, plus waiting and surgeon-consult areas for patients and families coming in for surgery.