Peeter Soosaar

Bariatric Surgeon
Rating: 5.0 out of 5 with 3 ratings

Peeter Soosaar Bariatric Surgeon MD, FACS

  • About Me
    Dr. Peeter Soosaar, Bariatric Surgeon Peeter Soosaar, MD, FACS has dedicated his professional career to caring for patients in North Carolina, completing his residency in the Western area of North Carolina. As a highly-skilled and experienced bariatric surgeon at Mission Health in Asheville, he is board-certified by the American Board of Surgery (ABS). Dr. Soosaar’s philosophy about patient care is that he treats his patients the same way that he would want his family treated. He earned his medical degree at LSU Health Sciences Center School of Medicine at New Orleans and completed his residency at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Soosaar is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and a member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES). He is affiliated with Mission Hospital and Asheville Specialty Hospital. Weight Loss Surgery with Dr. Soosaar In eighth grade there was a “what do you want to be when you grow up,” and my father brought me surgical instruments from the operating room. I made several posters with the instruments attached and had him explain to me what all the instruments were. From that very moment, I was hooked at being able to remove or fix something for someone. That's why I am passionate about being a surgeon. -Dr. Soosaar Dr. Soosaar is kind and compassionate, with a caring bedside manner. He makes sure his patients are well informed by taking the time needed to answer their questions. With his years of expertise, patients know they are in good hands. For Dr. Soosaar, innovation coupled with compassion has been the guiding forces of his career. Dr. Soosaar has expertise in bariatric surgery procedures and performs the Roux-en-Y (RNY) Gastric Bypass, Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG), and weight loss surgery revisions. From his years of experience, it is important to him that you receive ongoing support and education pre-operatively, during your surgery experience, and long-term after you’ve had surgery. Bariatric Surgery in North Carolina With Dr. Soosaar and the Mission Health team, you can expect world-class surgical care with a compassionate and skilled team dedicated to helping you achieve your life-changing weight loss goals. Dr. Soosaar and his team know that your weight loss journey is important to you and it is important to them as well. If you’re ready to take the first step on your weight loss surgery journey, Dr. Soosaar and his team are ready to help you. You can contact us online and complete a new patient consultation request. Achieve your weight loss goals and improve your life with Dr. Peeter Soosaar and his team!
  • Latest Reviews See 3 reviews
    avatar penich on Jan. 12, 2012

    Dr. Soosaar gives an awesome first impression! When I first met him I could tell he loved what he does and to do a great job, you have to love what you do. He took his time with me and explained the options and the More...

    avatar ambkr23 on April 29, 2009

    I actually knew him prior to my surgery since I worked in the hospital, he is a very nice man I would rec him to anyone. His bedside manner is excellent and the way he cares for his patients. I have no complaints about him More...

    avatar Daniela W. on Sept. 30, 2005

    Sept. 2 was my consult. Dr. Soosar was very friendly. We talked about every detail of the surgery and what steps to take next. He wanted to make sure I was very well informed. I know that he is the right surgeon for me.

  • Location
    Asheville, NC 28803
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