Peter F. Rovito, M.D., F.A.C.S.

General and Laparoscopic Surgery
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Peter F. Rovito, M.D., F.A.C.S.

General, Laparoscopic, Oncologic and Bariatric Surgery

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Peter F. Rovito, MD, FACS

Office Location:

842 N. 19th Street
Allentown, PA 18104
Located at the corners of 19th and Greenleaf Streets
Parking lot in back
PHONE: 610-437-6119
FAX: 610-437-4280

  • Dr. Rovito has been in solo, private practice in the Lehigh Valley since 1988
  • Dr. Rovito sees all patients and performs all surgery personally
  • Dr. Rovito's practice consists of general, bariatric, laparoscopic (minimally invasive) surgery, and cancer surgery
  • Dr. Rovito performs most surgery at Sacred Heart Hospital in Allentown, PA
  • Dr. Rovito pioneered bariatric (weight loss) surgery in the Lehigh Valley in 1988
  • Dr. Rovito did the first laparoscopic Gastric Bypass in eastern Pennsylvania in 2000
  • Dr. Rovito has performed over 2,000 bariatric procedures
  • Dr. Rovito receives consistently high scores from physician rating web sites
  • Dr. Rovito has been selected as Lehigh Valley Business Journal's 2015 PHYSICIAN OF THE YEAR
  • There is no non-reimbursable fee to enroll in Dr. Rovito's pre-operative program


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  • Most insurance accepted - contact our office to be certain
  • Our well trained and pleasant office staff will assist you to obtain insurance approval and understand co-pays, deductibles, etc.
  • Most office consultations take place Tuesday and Wednesday; Dr. Rovito performs scheduled operations Monday, Thursday and Friday.
  • (Emergencies, of course, are handled as needed).
  • Bariatric patients are carefully guided by our office staff through the insurance approval process, including education and necessary consultations with other medical professionals. 
  • There is no additional out-of-pocket fee associated with bariatric surgery in Dr. Rovito's practice, unlike many hospital-based programs.
  • You can click on pages at left for specific information about procedures, education, publications, patient testimonials, etc.
  • Board certified in General Surgery by the American College of Surgeons.
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS).
  • Member, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).



Find out more about bariatric surgery at
a comprehensive source of information about bariatric surgery
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You can read patients' testimonials about Dr. Rovito on our Patient Testimonial page.