Expert Weight-loss Surgeons
at Sarasota Memorial Hospital

Bariatric Surgery Program at a Glance

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

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Meet the Bariatric Surgery Team

Arundathi Rao,

Bariatric Program Medical Director, Bariatric Surgery Specialist

T. Patrick Fitzgerald, MD, FACS

Bariatric Surgery Specialist

John D. Nora,

Bariatric Surgery Specialist


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.

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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.

Sarasota Memorial offers the region’s widest range of Bariatric Surgery services.

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