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James A Sebesta, MD

James A Sebesta, MD

James A Sebesta, MD

Bariatric Surgery

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Phone: 253-301-5280    Fax: 253-627-4608

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Provider Details

Practice Philosophy: I believe that medical care is a partnership with patients. I listen carefully to each person and together, we choose a treatment plan that best fits the individual’s needs. My goal is to improve the lives of my patients and their families by providing the highest quality of care.

Professional School: Uniformed University of Health Services, Bethesda, Maryland

Residency: Madigan Army Medical Center


The services Dr. Sebesta provides include:

  • Bariatric surgery
  • Antireflux surgery, including the LINX® procedure
  • General surgery
  • Robotic surgery

Research & Publications

Kuckelman J, Vigueras V, Forte D, Bingham J, Sebesta J, Eckert M. Extraction bags provide no benefit when compared to unprotected lateral stomach extraction during laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. Am J Surg. 2020 Feb 29. pii: S0002-9610(20)30136-7. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2020.02.055. 

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James Sebesta, MD, is a board-certified surgeon specializing in bariatric surgery. He treats obesity, gastroesophageal reflux disease, abdominal wall hernias, breast cancer, as well as other gastrointestinal surgical diseases. Dr. Sebesta is one of the first surgeons in South Puget Sound to successfully perform minimally invasive LINX® surgeries for severe reflux and GERD. In his free time, he enjoys fishing, outdoor sports and watching his children’s sporting events.

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