Bruce M. Wolfe, M.D.

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Surgery, Digestive Health
Special Interest:
Bariatric Surgery
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Bruce M. Wolfe, MD is a graduate of Stanford University and the St. Louis University School of Medicine.  His surgical training was completed at St. Louis University.  He did additional research training at Harvard Medical School.  Relocating to OHSU from the University of California Davis, he is part of our successful bariatric surgery team and performs procedures such as gastric bypass.  Dr. Wolfe has devoted his surgical career to surgical nutrition and specifically obesity, including the surgical care of obese patients and related research.  He has made many contributions to the advancement of the surgical treatment of obesity, including a demonstration of the many benefits of laparoscopic surgery.  He presently serves at the co-chair of the National Institutes of Health research consortium on bariatric surgery, known as LABS, and is president of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.  He has participated in approximately 1000 bariatric surgical procedures in his career. 


Dr. Wolfe in the Aprill 2011 issue of JAMA


Dr. Wolfe speaking to England’s Daily Mail


  • Degree:
    1967 MD St. Louis University School of Medicine
  • Fellowship:

    1975 - 1977: Research Fellow in Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Peter Bent Brigham Hospital Boston, Massachusetts

  • Certification:

    American Board of Surgery 1974


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