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Eldo E. Frezza MD, MBA

Dr. Eldo E. Frezza MD, MBA

Dr. Eldo E. Frezza was born and raised in Italy. He graduated with disctinction from the University of Padua Medical School and completed his residency at Staten Island University Hospital . He holds a fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery from the University of Pittsburgh and an MBA from the Rawls School of Business at Texas Tech University . He is currently a tenured Professor and Chief of General Surgery at the Texas Tech University Health Science Center and is Director of the university's divisions for Bariatric Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, and Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery. In his practice he has treated thousands of patients for both their surgical and non-surgical weight loss as well as long-term weight management.

Dr. Frezza is a member of a number of prestigious medical and scientific institutions including: the American Society of Bariatric Surgery, the American College of Surgeons, and the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons. He is a regular contributor to major medical journals on the subject of bariatric surgery, weight-loss associated health issues and the healthcare economy. He has also served as a contributing editor to the following scientific journals: Obesity Surgery, Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, Social Science and Medicine, Journal of Laparoendoscopic and Advanced Surgical Technique, Journal Society Laparoscopic Surgery, American Surgeon, Journal of Social Sciences, Surgical Endoscopy, European Journal fo Gastroenterelogy Digestive Diseases and Sciences, Surgical Endoscopy, Intensive Care Medicine, European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, and the American Journal of Medical Quality. Dr. Frezza is currently working a chapter on the impact of obesity on the state economy for a textbook written by a group of world-renowned physicians.

Dr. Frezza is a frequent speaker on the international and medical lecture circuit, as well as television. He has lectured on the subjects of morbid obesity, weight-management, and the health-economy as it pertains to obesity as a national epidemic.


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