Peter F. Rovito, M.D., F.A.C.S.
General and Laparoscopic Surgery
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Peter F. Rovito, MD, FACS,
General, Laparoscopic, Oncologic and Bariatric Surgery

Peter F. Rovito, MD, FACS, performs a wide range of general surgical procedures, including open and laparoscopic, or minimally invasive, surgery.

In addition to general procedures, Dr. Rovito performs oncologic surgery for cancer and bariatric surgery for weight loss.

Please click on the toolbar on the left to be taken to the page for the specific type of surgery which interests you.

On each page you'll find a partial list of the procedures which Dr. Rovito has performed for many years, as well as links to additional information about each of those procedures from respected sources like the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), the American College of Surgeons (ACS), the Cleveland Clinic, and the Cancer Institute of National Institutes for Health (NIH).

Dr. Rovito is widely published in peer reviewed medical and surgical journals - the Publications page provides a complete listing of his published work in various areas of surgery, including liver trauma, several types of cancer, and a large selection of articles about bariatric procedures. While most of these articles are available only to subscribing physicians, some may be accessible by the general public. When this is the case, links will be provided.


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How To Find a Qualified Surgeon

(Good advice from the American College of Surgeons)

Whether you are referred to a physician for surgical care, or you make the choice yourself, don't take your surgeon's qualifications for granted. Make sure your operation is performed by a competent physician whose specialty is surgery. It could be the most important decision you make.

Here are some qualifications to look for:

Board Certification
Fellowship in the American College of Surgeons
Practice in an Accredited Health Care Facility


Click on any of the links below to learn more about finding a qualified surgeon:


What You Should Know About Informed Consent

What You Should Know About Anesthesia

How To Find a Qualified Surgeon