Dr Marcos J. Michelotti MD
Consultant General & Bariatric Surgeon – Loma Linda University CA, US
Dr. Marcos Michelotti serves as Assistant Professor of Surgery at Loma Linda University and an attending physician in the Department of Surgery – Division of General Surgery (minimally invasive/bariatrics) at Loma Linda University Medical Center and at the Loma Linda Veterans Affairs Hospital. He earned his medical degree from the University of Cordoba, Argentina. After completion of a General Surgery Residency at Loma Linda University, Dr. Michelotti went on to complete a Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery at the University of California, San Diego.
Dr. Michelotti is board certified in General Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is also a member of several professional organizations including the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.
He currently serves as Chief of the Division of General Surgery at Loma Linda University. His teaching responsibilities include the training of more than 50 General Surgery residents every year and he also serves as the Co-director of the Loma Linda University Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery Fellowship.
His clinical interests include the evaluation and application of new surgical techniques and technology to the field of foregut and bariatric surgery with specific focus towards utilization of minimally invasive robotic platforms. Loma Linda University currently has the highest robotic surgery volume in all academic institutions west of the Mississippi. According to documentation, Dr. Michelotti currently has the highest volume of robotic cases at Loma Linda University Medical Center.
His vast experience in the range of hernia repair surgery has prompted him to study long term clinical outcomes in this area and he has received several educational grants for that purpose. He has authored multiple publications in the fields of minimally invasive and robotic surgery and he has participated as a speaker in multiple national and international meetings pertaining to foregut, robotics, and complex abdominal wall surgery.