William T. Avara

Bariatric Surgeon
Rating: 5.0 out of 5 with 24 ratings

William T. Avara Bariatric Surgeon M.D., F.A.C.S.

16 yr Experience

6 yr in Bariatrics

12 yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

6 yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

50% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 18

Max Age of Patient is 65

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  • About Me
    William T. Avara, III, M.D., F.A.C.S. Dr. Pete Avara is a Board-Certified General Surgeon, President of the Mississippi Coastal Trauma Region, Director of Trauma Services at Singing River Hospital and Chairman of the Mississippi Department of the Health Trauma Advisory Board. He is a graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Medicine, and he completed his residency in General Surgery at the University Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida. Dr. Avara has received specialized training in the surgical treatment of obesity that includes completing a mini-fellowship in Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery. He is credentialed to perform Bariatric Surgery with the Adjustable Gastric Banding, Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass and the Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (Gastric Sleeve) Procedures. Dr. Avara has practiced General Surgery in his community since 1987 and has performed over 4,000 Bariatric procedures. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the Eastern Association for Surgery of Trauma, and the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). As a top Bariatric Surgeon in the Mississippi Gulf Coast area, Dr. William Avara is involved in all aspects of our bariatric program and patient care. This attention to detail, just as much as his superb training, has allowed him to compile an excellent reputation and record of success.
  • Latest Reviews See all 24 reviews
    avatar dleach on Aug. 22, 2011

    Dr Avara is a very skilled surgeon and I trust him. I would recommend him to anyone wishing to have bariatric surgery. He also has a good bedside manner .

    avatar westsped on May 23, 2010

    I love Dr. Avara! He is compassionate and concerned about my health!

    avatar coastgirl on June 22, 2009

    I'm sure I'll write more after I have my surgery next month, but so far I'm very glad I chose Dr. Avara. His office staff is wonderful (especially Valorie and Lisa who are very friendly and always return phone calls and emails More...

  • Location
    Ocean Springs, MS 39564
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