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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

*Dr. Papasavas was very thorough. Explained everything. Didn't rush through appt.

5 out of 5 stars

Awesome! Great service and everyone being so kind is just not enough to explain how everyone was so nice and caring!!!

Other Reviews from Around the Web

5 out of 5 stars

Great DR he explained everything I needed to know the staff was awesome

5 out of 5 stars

My personal experience was fabulous. They treated me excellently and I had a direct conversation with the same dr and the fabulous staff. Thank you.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Papasavas is very good listener, informative, professional, and is just awsome !!!!

5 out of 5 stars

Excellent Surgeon. Very personable and explains everything perfectly. Highly recommend. His staff his also very caring and very organized.

5 out of 5 stars

I like his professionalism, mannerisms, and courteous s demeanor. He has always had patience with me and answered my questions in terms that I could understand. I have and will continue to refer him to many more people.



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