Professional of the Year - Healthcare/Bariatric Surgery

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John J. DeBarros

Title: Bariatric Surgeon
Industry: Healthcare
Type of Organization: Surgical Practice
Major Product/Service: Patient care targeting bariatric surgery
Expertise: Dr. DeBarros has over 22 years experience. He is responsible for general surgery, upper gastric bypass surgery, endoscopies, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric sleeve surgery, laparoscopic surgery, lap band surgery, and weight management. Dr. DeBarros is also the lead surgeon and medical director at The Weight Loss Institute of Arizona, the preeminent bariatric surgery practice in Arizona. To date, Dr. DeBarros has performed thousands of bariatric surgical procedures.
Geographic Area of Distribution: Arizona
Affiliations: F.A.S.B.S.; F.A.C.S.
University/Degree: M.D., 1995; Surgical Residency; University of Connecticut; Fellowship, Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Florida
Born: September 10. 1959, Waterbury, Connecticut
Hobbies/Sports: Flyfishing, gardening, hiking, hunting, family activities, the outdoors
Work History: Dr. DeBarros has held numerous directorship roles, including bariatric medical director at Tempe St. Luke's hospital, Steward Health Care, East Valley Surgery Center, and Surgical Specialty Hospital of Phoenix.
Honors & Awards: "Top Doctors," Phoenix Magazine, 2010-present