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Papasavas, Pavlos K., MD, FACS, FASMBS

Director of Research, Department of Surgery Co-Director, Bariatric Surgery, Hartford Hospital




English, Greek

Providing the best care to our patients and their companions requires communicating in a way everyone understands. Interpreter services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. All spoken languages are available, as well as American Sign Language (AS/L).

Accepting New Patients
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

Areas of Expertise
Abdominal Wall Hernias, Achalasia, Acid Reflux Surgery, Adjustable Gastric Band (LapBand), Antireflux Surgery, Appendectomy, Barrett's Esophagus, Biliary Disease, Cholecystectomy, Duodenal Switch Procedure, Endoscopy, Enterra, Foregut Surgery, Fundoplication, Gallbladder Surgery, Gastric Balloon, Gastric Bypass, Gastric Cancers, Gastric Sleeve, Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD), Gastroesophageal Reflux Surgery (GERD), Gastrointestinal Surgery, Gastroparesis, Groin Hernias, Hernia Repair, Hernia Surgery, Hiatal Hernia Repair, Intestinal Surgery, Laparoscopic Foregut Surgery, Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery, Laparoscopic Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic Surgery, LINX Reflux Management, Men's Health, Minimally Invasive Foregut Surgery, Minimally Invasive Hernia Repair, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Obesity Medicine, Obesity Programs, Obesity Surgery, Orbera®, Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Revisional Bariatric Surgery, Robotic Bariatric Surgery, Robotic Hernia Repair, Robotic Surgery, Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, SADI, SADI-S, Single Anastomosis Duodenal Switch, Single Anastomosis Duodenal Switch and Sleeve, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Upper GI Surgery, Weight Management


Western Pennsylvania Hospital

Medical School
University of Athens Faculty of Medicine (Greece)

Temple University School of Medicine

Professional Organizations

  • American College of Surgeons, Member
  • American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery, Member
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeon, Member


Verified Patient Reviews

5 out of 5 stars

Everything was explained and the reasons for the procedure was explained to us.

5 out of 5 stars

Doctor Papasavas saved my life. He will always be involved in ANY medical decision l need to make! I have total trust in him.

5 out of 5 stars

I was there for a CT scan so some of these questions don't apply

5 out of 5 stars

*Dr. Papasavas was extremely informative and explained many symptoms to me, that no other MD including my primary have.

5 out of 5 stars

I was treated w/dignity and compassion.

5 out of 5 stars

*Dr. Papasavas is the best!

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Papasavas is outstanding!

5 out of 5 stars

Very impressed With Dr. Papasavas.

Other Reviews from Around the Web

5 out of 5 stars

Best Bariatric doctor! Professional, kind, attentive, patient, and knowledgeable!

5 out of 5 stars

Front desk staff was friendly, Medical Assistant that took vitals and updated my chart equally so. Dr. Papasavas, clear, concise and to the point. Actually had a "ah ha" moment as he went through my chart.



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