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General Bariatric Surgery Information:

Port Huron Hospital HealthAccess
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1.800.228.1484 (Michigan Callers)
1.810.989.3199

Patient Contact Information:

Port Huron Hospital
Bariatric Center of Michigan
Wismer 3rd Floor Clinic
1221 Pine Grove Avenue
Port Huron, MI 48060
810.989.3328

Surgeons

 

Karen McFarlane, M.D.*

Karen McFarlane, M.D., earned her Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Iowa Medical School. She is a fellow of the International College of Surgeons. She completed her surgical residency at Providence Hospital in Southfield.  She completed a fellowship at the Minnesota Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery in Crosby, Minnesota. She performs general surgery, laparoscopic gastric sleeve, laparoscopic gastric band and Roux-en-Y bariatric surgical procedures, laparoscopic advanced surgery and flex-endo surgery. Dr. McFarlane is a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons and the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons.

Dr. Karen McFarlane

Erina Kansakar, M.D.*

Erina Kansakar, M.D., earned her Doctor of Medicine degree from the B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences in Dharan, Nepal. She completed a fellowship at the Wayne State University School of Medicine Detroit Medical Center, in Minimally Invasive Surgery. She completed her surgical residency at Providence Hospital in Southfield.  She performs general surgery, laparoscopic and robotically assisted gastric sleeve, gastric band and Roux-en-Y bariatric surgical procedures and laparoscopic and robotically assisted intestinal procedures. Dr. Kansakar is certified in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery and is a member of the American College of Surgeons, the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, the American Sociaty for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons and the Detroit Surgical Association. 

Dr. Erina Kansakar

Anthony W. Boutt, M.D.*

Anthony W. Boutt, M.D., earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from Wayne State University and completed his surgical residency at St. John Hospital and Medical Center in Detroit. He performs general surgery, laparoscopic gastric sleeve and laparoscopic gastric band procedures, and endoscopic surgery. He is certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.  He has been performing adjustable gastric LAP-BAND® surgery since 2002.

Dr. Anthony Boutt

Zubin Bhesania, M.D.*

Zubin Bhesania, M.D., earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Western Ontario and completed his internship at the University of Ontario, Victoria Hospital. He completed his surgical residency at St. John Hospital and Medical Center in Detroit.  Dr. Bhesania is board certified in general surgery and is certified by the American Board of Surgery. He performs general, laparoscopic and endoscopic surgery.  As a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, he has been performing adjustable gastric LAP-BAND® surgery since 2002, and is one of the most experienced LAP-BAND® surgeons in the United States. He has performed over 2,000 bariatric procedures.  Dr. Bhesania is a national proctor for Allergan, and trains other surgeons to perform LAP-BAND® surgery. He has also been involved as Principal Investigator of three LAP-BAND®-related research articles.

Dr. Zubin Bhesania

*Dr. Kansakar and Dr. McFarlane practice with HOPE Surgical Services; Dr Boutt and Dr. Bhesania practice independently.