Steven Hodgett, MD, FACS
General Surgeon

Our bariatric program is part of our award-winning services, offering patients the most comfortable and highest level of care available. Baptist Bariatric patients are also uniquely positioned to take advantage of the obesity-related resources available to them including the Sleep Center, the Endoscopy Center, Baptist Behavioral Health and Baptist Rehabilitation to name a few. Dr. Hodgett's areas of expertise include:

  • Gastric Bypass

  • Gastric Banding

  • Sleeve Gastrectomy

  • Laparoscopic Surgery

  • Anti-Reflux Surgery

  • Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery

  • Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction for Hernia

  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery

Doctor Profile

Specialties:

General Surgeon Tooltip image A General Surgeon has expertise in the diagnosis and care of patients with diseases and disorders affecting the abdomen, digestive tract, endocrine system, breast, skin and blood vessels. A General Surgeon is also trained in the care of pediatric and cancer patients and in the treatment of patients who are injured or critically ill. Common problems treated by general surgeons include hernias, breast tumors, gallstones, appendicitis, pancreatitis, bowel obstructions, colon inflammation and colon cancer. General Surgeons increasingly provide care through the use of minimally invasive and endoscopic techniques. Some General Surgeons pursue additional training for one to two years and specialize in the fields of Trauma Surgery, Transplant Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Pediatric Surgery, Vascular Surgery and others.

American Board of Surgery

Education & Training:

Doctor of Medicine

Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

1999 - 2003

Internship

University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

2003 - 2004

Residency

University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

2004 - 2008

Fellowship

Washington University of St. Louis School of Med., St. Louis, MS

2008 - 2009

Hospital Affiliation:

  • Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville

  • Baptist Medical Center South

Ages Treated:

  • Infant

  • Toddler

  • Adolescent

  • Teen

  • Adult

  • Senior

Legal Practice Name:

North Florida Surgeons

From the Doctor:

Performing weight loss procedures is much more than just a job. Every day is gratifying, knowing that my patients are living longer and healthier lives – able to spend more time with their families and play with their kids again