Dr. Richard Gordon

Dr. Richard Gordon

Dr. Richard S. Gordon, MD FACS FRCSC FASMBS has been in practice for 12 years and is a general surgeon who is fellowship trained and specialized in bariatric (weight-loss) surgery, laparoscopic (or minimally invasive) surgeries, anti-reflux (or hiatal hernia) surgery, and other general surgical procedures.   Dr. Gordon is a proud member of Tampa Bay Surgical Group, LLC.

He is on staff at Morton Plant Hospital, Mease Countryside Hospital, Mease Dunedin Hospital, and Largo Medical Center.  He is involved in the residency teaching program at Largo Medical Center educating future surgeons.

Dr. Gordon completed his medical school training at The University of Ottawa followed by his surgical residency and chief resident year at the Ottawa Hospital in Ottawa, Canada.  He then completed his fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic.

As a general, laparoscopic, and bariatric surgeon, Dr. Gordon treats conditions and performs procedure related to general and bariatric surgery, including:  sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass, gastric balloon placement, anti-reflux & hiatal hernia surgery (including LINX), gallbladder removal, appendectomy, hernia repairs, bowel and colon surgeries, hemerhoidectomy, breast cancer surgery, skin lesion surgery, colonoscopy and EGD.

Dr. Gordon is board certified in general surgery. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the Royal Canadian College of Surgeons. He is also a member of the Society of Advanced Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) as well as a fellow of the American Society of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgeons (ASMBS).

Dr. Gordon has offices in north and mid-Pinellas County to better serve his patients including in Largo Florida (across from Largo Medical Center) and at the sites of Mease Countryside and Mease Dunedin hospitals.

Specialties

General Surgery
Bariatric Surgery
Antireflux Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery

Procedures & Conditions

Sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass, gastric balloon placement, anti-reflux & hiatal hernia surgery (including LINX), gallbladder removal, appendectomy, hernia repairs, bowel and colon surgeries, hemerhoidectomy, breast cancer surgery, skin lesion surgery, colonoscopy and EGD.

Medical Education & Training

Medical School: University of Ottawa
Internship: University of Ottawa
Residency: The Ottawa Hospital
Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic

Certifications & Memberships

American Board of Surgery
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
Fellow of the Royal Canadian College of Surgeons
Fellow of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons
Member of the Society of Advanced Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons