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Division of Bariatric & Gastrointestinal Surgery
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  • Campos, Guilherme
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  • Salluzzo, Jennifer
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Faculty Profiles

Guilherme M. Campos, MD, FACS, FASMBS
Professor of Surgery
Chairman, Division of Bariatric and Gastrointestinal Surgery
Paul J. Nutter Eminent Scholar Endowed Chair in Surgery
Director, Bariatric Surgery Program
Director, Advanced Gastrointestinal & MIS Fellowship

Guilherme Rocha Campos, MD, FACS, FASMBS guilherme.campos@vcuhealth.org
phone: 804-827-0045
fax: 804-827-0670

Mailing Address:
VCU Medical Center
Department of Surgery
Division of Bariatric & Gastrointestinal Surgery
Box 980519
Richmond, VA 23298-0519

Delivery Address:
Division of Bariatric & Gastrointestinal Surgery
West Hospital
, 15th Floor West
1200 E. Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23298-0519

Dr. Campos has expertise in minimally invasive surgery and therapeutic endoscopy for esophageal and gastric diseases, including minimally invasive esophagectomy and gastrectomies; minimally invasive bariatric and metabolic surgery including revisions; and also minimally invasive general surgery.

He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and a member of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT), Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), Central Surgical Association, Pacific Coast Surgical Surgical Association, among others.

Clinical Specialties:
Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
Minimally Invasive Esophageal and Gastric Surgery
Therapeutic Upper GI Endoscopy
Minimally Invasive (MIS) General Surgery
Surgical Specialties:
Weight Loss Surgery, Metabolic Surgery, Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass, Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy, Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy, Laparoscopic Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic Gastric Pacemaker/Enterra Therapy, Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication, Laparoscopic Partial Fundoplications, Laparoscopic Repair of Paraesophageal Hernias, Laparoscopic LINX Device Implantation for GERD, Laparoscopic Revisional Surgery after Failed anti-reflux Procedures and after failed Bariatric operations, Laparoscopic Arcuate Ligament Release, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Upper Endoscopy, Esophagel Motility Disorders, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease/GERD, Barrett’s Esophagus, Esophageal Achalasia, Gastroparesis.
Research Interests:
Dr. Campos’ research has focused on treatment outcomes after minimally invasive and endoscopic procedures for esophageal and gastric diseases and obesity; and the study of changes in glucose regulatory mechanisms after bariatric surgery. He has authored or co-authored over 100 peer-reviewed articles and chapters in books, has performed live surgery demonstrations in 5 national meetings, and has presented his work at more than 150 national and international meetings.
Research Publications:
Google Scholar
Federal University of Parana, School of Medicine
Curitiba, PR, Brazil, Doctor of Medicine (MD) 1989
Master Degree (MS) in Medicine — Gastrointestinal Surgery
Federal University of Sao Paulo, School of Medicine
Thesis Defense: 12/1995
Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil. December, 1995
PhD Degree in Medicine — Surgery
Federal University of Parana, School of Medicine
Thesis Defense: 12/1999
Curitiba, PR, Brazil. December, 1999
Hospital de Clinicas, Department of Surgery, Federal University of Parana. Curitiba, PR, Brazil — General and Gastrointestinal Surgery
LAC USC Medical Center, Keck School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA — General Surgery
Clinical Fellowships:
Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA — Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA — Thoracic and Foregut Surgery
Research Fellowships:
Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA


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