Specialty: General and Weight Loss Surgery
Dr. Gatmaitan received his Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy (Magna Cum Laude) and his medical doctorate, graduating Cum Laude, from the University of Santo Tomas in the Philippines. He completed an internship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in 2002 before he did his General Surgery Residency at Memorial Medical Center. While a fellow at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Dr. Gatmaitan received the 2009 Karl Storz Endoscopy-America Bariatric Surgery Fellow Scholarship Award, which recognizes the outstanding achievement in research by one Fellow each year in the area of bariatric surgery. Dr. Gatmaitan was honored for his research on the effects of insulin secretion following gastric bypass surgery. He also serves as faculty for Memorial’s General Surgery Residency.