Robert J. Chastanet, MD, FACS, Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Chastanet, a retired Navy Captain, is a board certified general and bariatric surgeon and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is an active member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery as well as the Virginia Bariatric Society. Dr. Chastanet graduated with distinction from the United States Naval Academy and is an AOA honors graduate of the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences. He completed his residency training in general surgery at San Diego Naval Medical Center and his fellowship training in minimally invasive surgery at University of Texas at Houston.
Prior to retiring from the Navy in 2009, he saw service on four ships, headed surgical teams in Bahrain and Afghanistan and was the head of the Bariatric Surgery Division at the Portsmouth Naval Medical Center for four years. Dr. Chastanet performs general surgery, endoscopy and specializes in laparoscopic bariatric surgery.
Dr. Chastanet practices at Chesapeake Weight Loss Consultants, PLLC, and performs surgery at Maryview Medical Center.
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