Surgical Group of Gainesville has been providing a wide range of surgical care to the Greater Gainesville and North Central Florida area since 1967.

Dr. Peter Sarantos directs the North Florida Center for Obesity Surgery and Treatment. Our center is recognized by the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery as a "Comprehensive Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accredited Quality Improvement Program." Centers which have this accreditation meet rigorous quality indicators and outcomes to ensure a high caliber of care is provided to patients. Our surgeons, the hospital staff at North Florida Regional Medical Center, and the consulting physicians who help us are all experienced in caring for bariatric patients and in providing for their special needs.

Conditions Treated

  • Appendicitis
  • Bowel Obstruction
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cellulitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Diseases
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernias
  • Morbid Obesity
  • Parathyroid Disease
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease (PUD)
  • Thyroid Disease

Procedures Offered

  • Appendectomy
  • Bariatric (Weight Loss) Surgery
  • Gastric Sleeve
  • Lap Band
  • Revision Surgery
  • Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass
  • Breast Biopsy
  • Colectomy and Colostomy
  • Complex GERD Treatments
  • Cyst and Gland Removals
  • Dialysis Access
  • Enterostomy / Ileostomy
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Hemodialysis Fistula Placements
  • Hernia Repair and Removal
  • Laparotomy (Exploratory)
  • Lesion Removal
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Portacath and Permacath
  • Skin Grafting
  • Spleenectomy
  • Swollen Lymph Nodes
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Thyroid and Parathyroid Disease Treatment
  • Venous Treatments and Closures (Non-Arterial)