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Meet Dr. Michael J. Orris

Dr. Orris is a partner and one of the lead surgeons at our Phoenix, Tempe, Arrowhead, Tucson and Scottsdale weight loss center locations.

Dr. Michael J. Orris held positions as Director of Bariatric Surgery at Banner Estrella Medical Center in West Phoenix, and IASIS in Tempe. He is a partner, and one of the lead surgeons, at Weight Loss Institute of Arizona, an accredited Bariatric Center of Excellence. Dr. Orris is a board-certified surgeon specializing in weight loss surgery in Tucson, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Arrowhead, and Tempe, AZ. He has been recognized by Phoenix Magazine as a “Top Doctor” in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.

If you are considering bariatric surgery in Tucson or the Phoenix area, let the doctors at Weight Loss Institute of Arizona help you on your way to a fuller, healthier life. Request your consultation online or RSVP to one of our weight loss seminars today.

Personal Passion

Dr. Michael Orris recognizes the negative impact that excess weight has on society and developed a passion for helping patients not only attain, but maintain, a healthy body weight. Every year, he successfully performs hundreds of weight loss surgeries. Patients benefit from his years of bariatric surgery experience and the care he brings to each and every case. Dr. Orris is well-known for his vast knowledge in the field of bariatric surgery and for accepting complicated and challenging cases.

Professional Highlights

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Certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery
Certified LAP-BAND® System Surgeon

Surgical Residency

Pinnacle Health, Harrisburg, PA.

Medical School

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA.

Significant Accomplishments

Fellow, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
Held Directorships at: Bariatric Surgery, Iasis Healthcare, Banner Estrella Medical Center, West Phoenix, AZ.
Held Position as Proctor, LAP-BAND
Associate Clinical Professor, Midwestern University, Glendale, AZ.
CEO, East Valley Surgery Center, Tempe, AZ.
MBA in Healthcare Administration, St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA.

Our weight loss doctors serving Tucson, Phoenix, Mesa, Scottsdale, Arrowhead, and Tempe can help you on your way to a fuller, healthier life. Request your consultation online or RSVP to one of our weight loss seminars today.

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