General Surgery/Bariatric

Eddie Gomez, MD, FACS, FASMBS, graduated from the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara in 1999, finished his surgery residency in 2000 at Sound Shore Medical Center/New York Medical College and completed a laparoscopic minimally invasive surgery fellowship in 2001.

Dr. Gomez joined the Gastric Sleeve Center at Jackson South following his fellowship and has been performing gastric sleeve, bypass, banding and advanced colorectal and general surgery ever since. He is a voluntary clinical assistant professor at Florida International University and teaches rotating medical students at Jackson South Medical Center.

In addition to performing, improving and teaching gastric sleeve surgeries, Dr. Gomez has perfected the non-operative treatment of leaks with placement of endoluminal stents and endoscopic suturing techniques.

Dr. Gomez specializes in laparoscopic general, bariatric, colorectal, gastric sleeve and revisional bariatric surgery. He also specializes in the diagnosis and surgical treatment of hiatal hernia, as well as biliary and antireflux procedures. In addition, he performs endoscopic minimally invasive procedures, including endoscopic revisions of failed gastric bypass and endoscopic treatment of acid reflux and obesity.