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Peter N Benotti, MD

Senior Clinical Investigator


Geisinger Obesity Institute
100 North Academy Avenue
Danville, PA 17822
Phone: 570-271-6349


MD, Tufts University School of Medicine, 1966-1970


Outcomes following bariatric surgery, Obesity, Surgical Sciences


bariatric surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, clinical nutrition, extreme obesity


Predictors of Bariatric Surgery Outcomes, Patient Preparation for bariatric surgery, Physiology of weight loss and reduction of the obesity disease burden  


Still C, Wood C, Benotti P, Petrick A, Gabrielsen J, Strodel W, Ibele A, Irving B, Celaya M, Blackstone R, Gerhard G, Argyropoulos G. (2013). Preoperative Prediction of Type 2 Diabetes Remission following RYBP Surgery. Lancet , in press.   

Benotti P, Wood GC, Winegar DA, Petrick AT, Still CD, Argyropoulos G, Gerhard GS. (2013, Mar). Risk Factors Associated With Mortality After Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery. Ann Surg , Epub ahead of print.   

Benotti P, Still C, Wood C, Akmal Y, King H, Dancea H, El Arousy H, Gerhard G, Petrick A, Strodel. (2009, Dec). Preoperative weight loss before bariatric surgery. Arch Surg , 144(12), 1150-55.   

Still C, Benotti P. Wood C, Gerhard G, Petrick A, Reed M, Strodel W. (2007, Oct). Outcomes of Preoperative Weight Loss in High-Risk Patients Undergoing Gastric Bypass Surgery. Arch Surg , 142(10), 994-8.   

Benotti P, Wood G, Still C, Petrick A, Strodel W. (2006, Dec). Obesity Disease Burden and Surgical Risk. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases , 2(6), 600-6.