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Papasavas, Pavlos K., MD, FACS, FASMBS

Director of Research, Department of Surgery Co-Director, Bariatric Surgery, Hartford Hospital




English, Greek

Providing the best care to our patients and their companions requires communicating in a way everyone understands. Interpreter services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. All spoken languages are available, as well as American Sign Language (AS/L).

Accepting New Patients
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

Areas of Expertise
Abdominal Wall Hernias, Achalasia, Acid Reflux Surgery, Adjustable Gastric Band (LapBand), Antireflux Surgery, Appendectomy, Barrett's Esophagus, Biliary Disease, Cholecystectomy, Duodenal Switch Procedure, Endoscopy, Enterra, Foregut Surgery, Fundoplication, Gallbladder Surgery, Gastric Balloon, Gastric Bypass, Gastric Cancers, Gastric Sleeve, Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD), Gastroesophageal Reflux Surgery (GERD), Gastrointestinal Surgery, Gastroparesis, Groin Hernias, Hernia Repair, Hernia Surgery, Hiatal Hernia Repair, Intestinal Surgery, Laparoscopic Foregut Surgery, Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery, Laparoscopic Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic Surgery, LINX Reflux Management, Men's Health, Minimally Invasive Foregut Surgery, Minimally Invasive Hernia Repair, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Obesity Medicine, Obesity Programs, Obesity Surgery, Orbera®, Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Revisional Bariatric Surgery, Robotic Bariatric Surgery, Robotic Hernia Repair, Robotic Surgery, Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, SADI, SADI-S, Single Anastomosis Duodenal Switch, Single Anastomosis Duodenal Switch and Sleeve, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Upper GI Surgery, Weight Management

Hospitals and Organizations

  • West Hartford Surgery Center
  • Hartford HealthCare Medical Group
  • Hartford Hospital
  • Integrated Care Partners


Western Pennsylvania Hospital ‐ Minimally Invasive Surgery

Medical School
University of Athens Faculty of Medicine (Greece)

Temple University School of Medicine


Verified Patient Reviews

5 out of 5 stars

Hartford HealthCare cares about their patience listens and work with the patient to find the appropriate care needed

5 out of 5 stars

Always very thorough and easy to talk to. Answered all of my questions and came up with a plan. Very good listener.

4 out of 5 stars

I'm told Dr. Papasavas is one of the best in his field.

Other Reviews from Around the Web

5 out of 5 stars

everyone is was nice and answered questions ihad

5 out of 5 stars

Hola , la experiencia en la oficina médica es excelente, el personal des de que llegas te atiende con cortesía de verdad que atienden a los pacientes con cariño y respeto, no te hacen sentir con temor , eso es bueno , gracias

5 out of 5 stars

Thanks for great services and information about your work experience 👍

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Papasavas and his team were fantastic.



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