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Rob F. Schuster, MD, FACS


Bariatric Surgery

General Surgery



Physician Group of Arizona Surgical Specialists

555 North 18th Street
Suite 300
Phoenix, AZ 85006
Phone: 602-251-8828

Physician Group of Arizona Surgical Specialists

10238 E. Hampton Avenue
Suite 301C
Mesa, AZ 85209
Phone: 602-251-8828


Certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American College of Surgeons, Rob F. Schuster, M.D., FACS, has extensive experience as a bariatric and general surgeon, specializing in general, oncologic, endocrine, trauma and bariatric surgery. Dr. Schuster is affiliated with the Bridges Center of Surgical Weight Management. Dr. Schuster has also served as a clinical instructor in minimally invasive surgery and as a research fellow at Stanford University, in Palo Alto, California. Dr. Schuster performs the following surgical procedures:

Bariatric Procedures:

  • Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
  • Sleeve gastrectomy
  • Duodenal switch
  • Adjustable gastric banding
  • Complex endoscopy, including endoscopic gastric balloon insertion
  • Excess skin removal
  • Bariatric revisions

General Surgical Procedures:

  • Adrenal, spleen, colon and small intestine surgeries
  • Appendectomies
  • Breast biopsies
  • Hernia repairs
  • Laparoscopic gallbladder
  • Lumpectomies
  • Mastectomies
  • Thyroid and parathyroid surgeries

Throughout his career, Dr. Schuster has been frequently recognized for providing high-quality surgical services. He has been listed as a Top Doc by Phoenix Magazine for several years, and has earned America’s Top Surgeon Award by Consumer’s Research Council of America for many consecutive years.

Certifications and Memberships:

  • American Board of Surgery Certification
  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • European Association for Transluminal Surgery
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Orbera Gastric Balloon Surgeon Certification
  • Phoenix Surgical Society
  • The Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons

Dr. Schuster is currently accepting patients at PGA Surgical Specialists.


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Please note: Results are not 100% guaranteed and may vary from one person to another.