Dr. Steven C. Simper, M.D.

Bariatric Surgeon

1160 E 3900 S Suite 4100 Salt Lake City, Utah 84124 United States


Dr. Simper performed his first bariatric procedures in 1984 at Wilford Hall Medical Center, in Texas. Currently, he performs laparoscopic gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, and duodenal switch. In addition to general surgery procedures.



Dr. Steven C. Simper, M.D.

Bariatric Surgeon

He joined RMAP in 2001, and began performing laparoscopic gastric bypass. Since 2008, he has developed his skill and expertise with the powerful biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch (DS). He is among a handful of surgeons who performs this procedure. He both proctors other surgeons and is a speaker at bariatric conferences in regards to the duodenal switch procedure. In following his patients, and witnessing results, he has become a strong advocate for this procedure in the select individual who needs a powerful surgery.

Dr. Simper has been a presenter in both national and international bariatric meetings, and is active in publishing papers and attending seminars to further his knowledge as to the surgical treatment of obesity.

Education, training and qualifications :

University of Utah School of Medicine – Top 10% of Class – ROTC Air Force Scholarship
General Surgery Residency – Wilford Hall Medical Center – USAF San Antonio, TX – Top Surgical Intern
Non-Cardiac Thoracic and Surgical Critical Care Fellowship – Biloxi VA Hospital, MS
Vascular Surgery Fellowship – Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA (1992-1993)
Staff Surgeon – Incirlik, Turkey – USAF (1987-1988)
Chief of Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Scott AFB, IL (1989-1992)

Membership :

American Board of Surgery – Board Certified General Surgery
American Board of Surgery – Board Certified Vascular Surgery
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
Fellow of the American Society of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery
Obesity Action Coalition – Advisory Board Member


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