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Peter S Billing, MD General Surgery

Dr. Peter S Billing, MD

General Surgery, Obesity Medicine
Kirkland, WA 98034 (1 other location)
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About Dr. Peter S Billing MD

Dr. Peter S Billing, MD is a doctor primarily located in Kirkland, WA, with another office in Lynnwood, WA. They have 28 years of experience. Their specialties include General Surgery, Obesity Medicine.

Locations

Dr. Peter S Billing has 2 locations

Transform Weight Loss, Kirkland, WA 12303 NE 130th Ln Ste 405 Kirkland, WA 98034
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Transform Weight Loss, Lynnwood, WA 19230 Alderwood Mall Pkwy Ste 120 Lynnwood, WA 98036

Specialties

Dr. Peter S Billing has the following 2 SPECIALTIES

A surgical specialist is a physician who has additional training in a specific area of surgery.The American Board of Medical Specialties acknowledges the following surgical specialties: general surgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery, colon and rectal surgery, obstetrics and gynecological surgery, neurological surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngological surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, urological surgery, and vascular surgery.Some procedures are performed by more than one type of specialist. Also, some surgeons may choose to specialize in specific procedures within their specialty area. For example, a plastic and maxillofacial surgeon may specialize in performing rhinoplasty procedures.
Obesity Medicine

Education

28 Years Experience

Unniversity of Minnesota

Graduated in 1993

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More about Dr. Peter S Billing

One of the nation’s foremost experts in bariatrics, Peter Billing, MD, FACS, serves men and women in both Lynnwood and Kirkland, Washington, with a range of weight loss solutions. As founder and owner of Transform Weight Loss, he and his dedicated team offer compassionate and customized care to anyone seeking freedom from obesity.

An industry veteran with more than 20 years of experience, Dr. Billing is heralded as an innovator and early adopter of some of the most groundbreaking bariatric and metabolic procedures. In 2008, he performed the world’s first outpatient sleeve gastrectomy.

Dr. Billing is passionate about bariatric care and uses a multimodal approach to address the biological and hormonal causes of obesity. He’s taken the lead on multiple clinical studies and has published several peer-reviewed scientific and clinical papers regarding the inflammatory/hormonal causes of obesity and innovative outpatient bariatric procedures. He is a nationally recognized thought leader in bariatric surgery.

He did his undergraduate studies at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and coauthored a sentinel scientific paper in oncology. Furthermore, he continued to do basic scientific research for several years with some of the most preeminent scientists and clinicians in the field of oncology and immunology. He went on to medical school at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. Afterward, he entered the general surgery residency program at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. During his time at Mayo, he became a clinical investigator and did basic and clinical research involving cell transplantation for the treatment of diabetes. He continues to have a passion for improving the treatment of diabetes and metabolic diseases.

Dr. Billing has been in private practice for almost 20 years focusing his clinical practice on hernia surgery, weight management, metabolic disease, diabetes, and innovative outpatient bariatric procedures. He is currently board-certified in general surgery, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and a Fellow of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (FASMBS). He started his newest company Transform to offer patients compassionate, comprehensive, and customized care. His goal is to help people get their life back.

He and his wife have been married 33 years and have nine children and three grandchildren. Dr. Billing’s personal interest include hiking, climbing, traveling, and reading classical English literature. He has hiked the John Muir Trail several times and has done dozens of backpacking trips in the High Sierra of California.