Dr. Doru Georgescu is a board-certified surgeon and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) with more than 25 years of experience in general, vascular and thoracic surgery and 20 years of expertise in advanced laparoscopic surgery. He is the medical director for the Center for Weight Loss Surgery at North Suburban Medical Center.
Learning from leaders in the field in the United States and abroad, Dr. Georgescu embraced weight loss surgery with enthusiasm and compassion. He is a full member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and of the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES). He has held hospital leadership positions including chairman of the surgical department and member of the quality assurance committee.
Dr. Georgescu graduated from medical school in Bucharest, Romania in 1980. He completed his surgical internship and residency at the National Oncological Institute and Fundeni Hospital in Bucharest and passed his board examination in general surgery in 1986, ranking second in the country. In 1989, Dr. Georgescu came to the United States and was accepted into Cornell University’s surgical residency program at Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn, N.Y.
He moved to Denver in 1994 and shortly thereafter passed his American boards in surgery. His training in bariatric surgery included a mini-fellowship in Salt Lake City with Rocky Mountain Associated Physicians, one of the nation’s more prestigious and experienced weight loss surgery practices. In addition, he spent time learning from numerous well-known practices across the United States as well as from one of the fathers of the LapBand surgery procedure, Dr. Mitiku Belachew, in Belgium, and from Dr. Roberto Rumbaut, a renowned bariatric surgeon in Monterey, Mexico. He has many years of teaching experience, beginning in Romania where he taught anatomy to the students at the medical school in Bucharest. In his practice, he teaches and mentors students from several medical schools across the country.
Dr. Georgescu recognizes that the field of surgery continues to change, and he keeps up with the latest discoveries by attending medical conferences and advanced continuing medical education.
To contact Dr. Doru Georgescu’s office, call (303) 452-0059.