Meet the Weight-Loss Surgery Team

EvergreenHealth is committed to helping our patients achieve their personal health goals. Are you interested in having weight loss surgery in the Seattle area?

The best way to know if you are a candidate for weight-loss surgery is to consult an EvergreenHealth Weight Loss Services bariatric surgeon or attend our free weight-loss surgery seminar.


Peter Billing, MD, FACS

Dr. Peter Billing is a leading expert in gastric sleeve surgery and his special interests include endoscopic therapy for esophageal reflux, laparoscopic hernia surgery, the surgical treatment of diabetes, and obesity. He is a Center of Excellence Surgeon and has been performing bariatric surgery for over 12 years.

Board Certified:  General Surgery

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Alana Chock, MD, FACS

Dr. Alana Chock is board certified in obesity medicine, giving her a thorough understanding of the treatment of obesity and the genetic, biologic, environmental, social, and behavioral factors that contribute to obesity. She has trained hundreds of surgeons in minimally invasive surgery.

Board Certified:  General Surgery, Obesity Medicine

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Eric Harris, MD, FACS

Dr. Eric Harris offers the LapSleeve® procedure and other minimally invasive operations. These operations include hernia repairs and gallbladder removal. He also has an interest in cosmetic surgery and has refined his techniques in body contouring and liposuction.

Board Certified:  General Surgery

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Jedediah Kaufman, MD, FACS

Dr. Jedediah Kaufman is dedicated to improving patients’ quality of life by providing solutions in areas of both weight loss and abdominal wall weakness due to hernias and obesity. He has developed specialized techniques in advanced abdominal wall reconstruction for complex bariatric surgery.

Board Certified:  General Surgery

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Robert Landerholm, MD, FACS

Dr. Rob Landerholm is an expert in laparoscopic surgery and an innovator in techniques such as LapSleeve®. He has performed thousands of laparoscopic operations, and has earned a reputation for his precision, and for taking the time to know and care for his patients and their families. 

Board Certified:  General Surgery

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Robert Michaelson, MD, FACS, PhD

Dr. Robert Michaelson is board certified in obesity medicine, giving him a thorough understanding of the treatment of obesity and the genetic, biologic, environmental, social, and behavioral factors that contribute to obesity. He has trained over 300 surgeons in advanced laparoscopic techniques.

Board Certified:  General Surgery, Obesity Medicine

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Kevin F. Montgomery, MD, FACS

Dr. Kevin Montgomery has spent nearly 11 years working exclusively with patients battling obesity, and is committed to clinical research, cultivating innovation in the field, and advancing surgical techniques. His academic publications include extensive study of the adjustable gastric band.

Board Certified:  General Surgery

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Myur Srikanth, MD

Dr. Myur Srikanth has practiced bariatric surgery exclusively since 2000 and has performed more than 3500 weight loss surgeries and 2500 laparoscopic bariatric surgeries. He performs virtually every operation that is currently available to treat the disease of obesity.

Board Certified:  General Surgery

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Kurtis Stewart, MD

Dr. Kurtis Stewart is board certified in general surgery, with additional training in advanced minimally invasive and bariatric surgery. Dr. Stewart understands that for his weight loss operation to be successful, nutritional, physical fitness, and psychological support are essential. 

Board Certified:  General Surgery

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