Peter Denk, M.D.
Dr. Peter M. Denk is board certified in general surgery. He completed an undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin and graduated medical school from the University of Michigan Medical School. Dr. Denk went on to complete a residency in general surgery at the University of South Florida as well as a fellowship in endoscopic and minimally invasive gastrointestinal surgery in Portland, Oregon.
While in Portland, Dr. Denk was part of the team of surgeons that performed the first NOTES Transgastric Natural Orifice Cholecystectomy (incisionless gallbladder removal through the mouth) in the United States in May of 2007.
Building on the experience of incisionless gallbladder surgery with decreased patient post-operative pain and faster recovery, Dr. Denk helped develop incisionless treatments for obesity. He has extensive experience with the ROSE (Repair of Surgery, Endolumenal) procedure and has taught the majority of surgeons performing the ROSE procedure in the USA today. Dr. Denk performed the first Incisionless POSE (Primary Obesity Surgery, Endolumenal) in the United States in February of 2009.
After moving to Fort Myers, Dr. Denk took his practice to the next level and is building a comprehensive laparoscopic and incisionless general and bariatric surgery program.