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Dr. Christine Lovato

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Dr. Christine Lovato is a Board Certified, Advanced Laparoscopic, General and Bariatric Surgeon. She is also certified in both multiport and single-incision robotic surgery using the DaVinci® system. She obtained her medical degree from University of New Mexico School of Medicine in her hometown of Albuquerque, NM and completed her surgical residency at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona. She went on to complete a Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery Fellowship at Alta Bates Summit Hospital in Oakland, CA.

Dr. Lovato is an Associate Fellow of The American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons as well as the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons. She has served on both quality and partnership councils during her training with a focus on quality improvement and safety in surgery.

Dr. Lovato is married to her high school sweetheart and enjoys soccer, Bikram’s yoga, hiking, and time with her dog.