About Us

Sasse Surgical Associates

Located in Reno, Nevada, Sasse Surgical Associates, PC is Northern Nevada’s premier provider of minimally invasive surgical solutions. Dr. Sasse is a recognized expert in bariatric surgery, minimally invasive surgery and colorectal surgery. Dr. Sasse’s highly experienced professional staff is here to help you every step of the way.

sasseDr. Kent Sasse is dedicated to serving his patients with compassion, respect, the latest surgucal technology and a highly developed skill set.

  • Board Certified and a Fellow of The American College of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  • Alpha Omega Alpha graduate of the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine
  • Retired United States Air Force Reserve Major
  • Recipient of Healthcare Heroes Award, Northern Nevada 2011

Reno’s most experienced weight-loss surgeon, Dr. Kent Sasse has helped define the state-of-the-art for international and Reno weight-loss surgery. Dr. Kent Sasse performed the first laparoscopic gastric bypass procedure in northern Nevada more than 12 years ago.

Dr. Kent Sasse is, as one patient describes in his testimonial,

“The MAN for Reno weight-loss surgery, and The MAN for weight loss surgery in Northern Nevada, the Lake Tahoe region, and any place in Northern California”.

Dr. Sasse has helped create and define the gold standard of weight-loss surgery across the country and across the regions of Reno, Nevada and the Lake Tahoe region through his continuing innovation, refinement and perfection of the minimally invasive technological procedures. Dr. Sasse’s work has helped create the gold standard for long-term weight loss results, resolution of diabetes, and improved long-term health and quality-of-life.

His innovative improvements in laparoscopic adjustable gastric band with imbrication procedure, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, and comprehensive medical weight management, have contributed to the advancements in the field across the region.

“Dr. Sasse is THE weight loss surgeon of Reno, pure and simple”, according to reviews from his patients on sites such as obesityhelp.com and health grades. Lead by an unparalleled commitment by Dr. Sasse, his entire team is dedicated to the safety, health, and well-being of each and every patient.

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Expert Witness

Dr. Sasse has extensive experience serving as an expert witness in legal matters involving weight loss, weight loss surgery, and allegations of medical malpractice. Learn More about Dr. Sasse’s experience as an Expert Witness.

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