Marc M. Zaré MD: 408-358-1855Marc M. Zaré, MD, FACS - Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery Digestive Surgery Hernia Surgery
Marc M. Zaré, MD, FACS Marc M. Zaré, MD, FACS
Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Welcome to the practice of Dr. Marc Zaré. We specialize in minimally invasive surgery and believe that modern surgery should be innovative, non-invasive, and patient-centered. Our mission is to provide every patient compassionate surgical care based on sound scientific evidence. We strive to ensure that the surgical experience of every patient is unique and meaningful. 

With over a decade of experience in clinical practice and having performed over 5000 advanced laparoscopic procedures (including over 1000 bariatric procedures and over 2000 hernia repairs), Dr. Zaré is recognized for his surgical skills and clinical expertise. He received his surgical training at Georgetown University, Washington, DC and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, institutions renowned for their rich surgical tradition and cutting edge innovation. He has authored several peer-reviewed publications and book chapters, has been an invited speaker at many national surgical meetings, and has received numerous awards and distinctions for his dedication to high quality patient care. Dr. Zaré is committed to providing patients in San Jose and the San Francisco Bay area the latest treatments in minimally invasive surgery.
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Award Winning Practice
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Patients Choice Award
In recognition of our clinical outcomes, our practice has received all major designations of excellence in healthcare. Healthgrades, the leading independent healthcare rating agency, awarded our practice 5-star 'best-performer' rating in 2011 for our low complication rates. The Surgical Review Corporation of the American Society for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery awarded us the prestigious Center of Excellence designation for our comprehensive high quality bariatric surgery program. Aetna® healthcare has designated us the Aexcel® status for our superior performance and efficiency. Similarly, Cigna® healthcare awarded us their highest 3-Star rating for compliance with established clinical outcomes criteria. And most importantly, our patients have voted us the Patient Choice Award every year since 2009.

Whether patients require surgery to repair a hernia, achieve weight loss, or treat disorders of gall bladder, colon, or other abdominal organs, our award-winning practice provides state-of-the-art treatments in a personalized setting. With minimally invasive surgery, simple to complex operations of the gastrointestinal system can be performed using very small incisions, thereby reducing complication rates, minimizing discomfort, and shortening recovery times.

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Bariatric Weight loss Surgery
Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence
Aetna - Aexcel Designated
Cigna - 3 Star Quality Bariatric Center
Healthgrades 5-star Rated

Minimally invasive bariatric weight loss surgery has improved the health, quality of life, and longevity for millions of Americans. With weight reduction surgery, severely obese individuals can expect to permanently lose over 100 lbs, and completely resolve serious health problems such as diabetes and high blood pressure.

Our San Jose weight loss surgery program has performed over 1000 bariatric procedures and is the recipient of all major designations of excellence, including the prestigious American Society for Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence designation, Aexcel® designation by Aetna®, 3-Star Quality Bariatric Center designation by Cigna®, and 5-star rating by Healthgrades. Every year since 2009, we have won the Patient Choice Award, given to less than 6% of practitioners nationwide. With our rich tradition since 1972 as the premier surgical group in San Jose, California and the surrounding areas, we are committed to high quality surgical care, and are delighted to be recognized as the bariatric surgery program of choice for patients throughout the San Francisco Bay area.

At our practice we believe in affordable healthcare and accept most major insurances. In conjunction with the latest procedures such as  laparoscopic vertical sleeve gastrectomy and laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, we offer life-long comprehensive multidisciplinary support services to help our patients with long-term weight management.

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Georgetown University Hospital University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Diplomate American Board of Surgery Fellow American College of Surgeons Member Society of American Gastrointestinal & Endoscopic Surgeons Member American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery
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