John DePeri

Bariatric Surgeon
Rating: 4.5 out of 5 with 3 ratings

John DePeri Bariatric Surgeon MD, FACS

John DePeri Bariatric Surgeon Picture

17 yr Experience

11 yr in Bariatrics

17 yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

11 yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

75% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 18

Max Age of Patient is None

Adjustable Gastric Band

Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch





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  • About Me

    Memorial Advanced Surgery is currently seeing patients in our offices as well as via Telehealth. We are also now scheduling elective surgeries! If you are interested in a Telehealth appointment, please click on the link, below or contact us for any questions. We look forward to hearing from you!

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    Dr. John DePeri, Bariatric Surgeon

    John DePeri, MD, FACS earned his Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering from Tulane University and his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his internship at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center and then went on to complete a residency at the University of Florida and another at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts.

    Dr. DePeri was board-certified by the American Board of Surgery in 1998 and recertified in 2006 and 2017. He has been a fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) since 2000. He is an experienced and skilled surgeon practicing at Memorial Advanced Surgery which is the largest and longest-running bariatric program in Jacksonville, Florida. Dr. DePeri has been designated as a Center of Excellence Surgeon by the Surgical Review Committee.

    Da Vinci Robotic Weight Loss Surgery with Dr. DePeri

    The patients that I treat are often the most educated, most informed and are involved with the process from start to finish. It’s really a pleasure to work with people like that. I look forward to many more years of doing that. - Dr. DePeri

    Dr. John DePeri specializes in advanced laparoscopic and robotic surgical procedures. He has been performing da Vinci robotic laparoscopic bariatric surgeries and revisional bariatric surgery for many years. The use of the da Vinci robot when performing complex surgeries provides added patient safety, effective surgical care and a quicker recovery time.

    As an expert in bariatrics, Dr. DePeri performs the Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (RNY), the Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG), Adjustable Gastric Banding, da Vinci Robotic Laparoscopic Revision and Open Revision procedures, and Single Incision Laparoscopic Band and Sleeve Surgery (SILS).

    Dr. DePeri’s practice also includes the full scope of general surgery including surgery of the thyroid and parathyroid, breast surgery, and surgery for melanoma and skin cancers. He is also performing the LINX procedure, the LINX Reflux Management System is a surgical option for patients suffering from GERD.

    Bariatric Surgery in Florida with Dr. John DePeri

    If you’re considering bariatric surgery with Dr. DePeri and would like more details, we invite you to take the next step and attend one of our free informational seminars. Our in-person seminars are held three times a month, right at the Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida. Information seminars are a valuable resource to learn about our program, the different bariatric surgeries, and it gives you an opportunity to ask any questions that you might have.

    Check out our upcoming in-person information seminars and call us at 1-877-409-0583 to register. If you’re unable to make an in-person seminar, we also offer an online seminar.

  • Latest Reviews See 3 reviews
    avatar komisha B. on Nov. 5, 2021

    Great dr. He came to see me after my gastric Disease doctor referred him to me in the hospital after a procedure he came in talk to me see what I wanted to do and gave his suggestion I am now about to have a More...

    avatar pkdoxiegirl on Dec. 30, 2011

    I think he was an excellent surgeon. Super cautious if you have other health issues or family history of. I was originally suppose to have the "sleeve" surgery, but he referred me to a gastroenterologist for an issue. After 2 more tests, the gastro dr More...

    avatar ktbaker77 on Sept. 3, 2011

    Very Skilled surgeon. not the best bedside manor but who cares as long as he did a good job on the surgery. Hand holding done by excellent nurses at St. Lukes Hospital.

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