9 Years Experience
14 in Bariatrics
15 in Laparoscopic Surgery
11 in Laparoscopic Bariatrics
95% Practice is Bariatrics
Minimum Age of Patient is 18
Maximum Age of Patient is 80
Adjustable Gastric Band
A native of Marion, Ohio, Dr. Sonnanstine is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland and Northeastern Ohio Medical University, near Akron. He served his residency at Riverside Methodist and completed fellowship training in minimally invasive bariatric surgery at Tufts Medical Center in Boston. Now having practiced for 9+ years, he has done over 2,500 bariatric operations and is an internationally and nationally recognized educator, having performed or taught weight loss procedures in eight different countries and 26 different states.
Dr. Sonnanstine is married and the father of three children, two of whom were born at Riverside Methodist Hospital. He returns to Riverside Methodist as the lead bariatric surgeon among the OhioHealth Weight Management team of dieticians, psychologists, exercise physiologists and other specialists. Dr. Sonnanstine is a specialist in laparoscopic bariatric surgeries, including gastric bypass, adjustable gastric band and gastric sleeve procedures. His special interest in high-risk patients and revisions will reflect on the OhioHealth Weight Management program that will expand its expertise offering care to patients with complications or failed surgery from other programs.
I cannot say enough good things about Dr. Tom. He is an incredibly talented surgeon. I am now just over six months post-op RNY Gastric Bypass and he excelled in every way you would want your surgeon to excel! He did a flawless job with More...
Dr Tom is an awesome surgeon. He did very well with my surgery I have had absolutly no problems from the surgery. He was very empathetic and sympethic dr. I would recomend him to anyone