Dr. Michael Sawyer

General Surgery
Lawton, OK
35 years experience male

Locations

Lawton Bariatrics - Memorial Medical Group Surgery

Address

Outpatient Center
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Lawton Bariatrics - Memorial Medical Group General and Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery

Lawton, OK

MMG General Surgery

Lawton, OK

About

Bio

Grew up in Bayonne, NJ. Graduated St. Peter's Preparatory School, Jersey City, NJ in 1977. Graduated the Virginia Military Institure, Lexington, VA in 1981. Graduated UMDNJ - Rutgers Univ. School of Medicine in 1985. Internship and residency at the Graduate Hospital - Univ. of Pa., Philadelphia, PA 1985-1990. Active duty Army for 12 years. Practice in Lawton, OK since 2004.Interests include my wife and kids, travel, surfing when I can get to the ocean, horses, cooking, farming, music, photography, all sports, music and reading. When not in the hopsital I am usually outside at the ranch doing something.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

General Surgery, Board Certified

Bariatrics, Board Certified

Breast Surgery

Colon and Rectal Surgery

Surgical Oncology

Licenses

United States: Oklahoma

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

288 Answers
426 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sawyer
35 years experience General Surgery
No worries: Will be fine. No long lasting effects.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sawyer
35 years experience General Surgery
See below: Asymptomatic gallstones do not require cholecystectomy or other treatment. The majority of people who are found to have gallstones are asymptomatic.
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A member asked:
Dr. Michael Sawyer
35 years experience General Surgery
See below: Recurrent hernias are unfortunate yet treatable. In your case, if your cardiologist gives you preoperative clearance to have the surgery, there should ... Read More

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Jul 17, 2013
great answers!
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. sawyer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. sawyer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Yes-- had cholecystectomy 3 wks ago! Path showed chronic! Feel better
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you, I get paranoid and still cough here and there to help clear
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Thanks for your quick reply! thanks I know its rare to have a polyp my age im just glad its gonenow

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, NJ
Graduated 1985MD

Residency

The Graduate Hospital - Univ. of Pa.
Completed 1990

Affiliations

American College Of Surgeons
American Society For Metabolic And Bariatric Surgery
American Hernia Society
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