L. Albert Wetter, MD

Peninsula Surgical Specialist Medical Group

Dr. L. Albert Wetter is Director of Bariatric Surgery at Mills-Peninsula Hospital in Burlingame, CA, and also practices at El Camino Hospital in Mountain View, California. He has been performing surgeries for more than 20 years and has taught advanced surgical courses in the United States, India, Argentina, Brazil, Spain and England.

Dr L Albert Wetter

Dr. Wetter has been a pioneer in bariatric surgery since early in his career. In 2002, he completed his first course in Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding, and has since devoted his professional life to contributing to the advancement of minimally-invasive laparoscopic surgery.

Successful Leader
In addition to serving as the Director of Bariatric Surgery Services at Mills-Peninsula Hospital, Dr. Wetter has taught numerous surgical courses and spent 13 years as a Proctor of Advanced Laparoscopy at the University of California, San Francisco.

Well Published
Dr. Wetter has published numerous academic articles, including “Chronic Intestinal Ischaemia due to internal hernia is the preferential differential diagnosis of abdominal pain after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass”, which was chosen for presentation at the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons meeting in 2003.

Nationally Recognized
Albert Wetter, MD is recognized for his vast knowledge and experience in bariatrics. He is asked to speak at presentations across the country, most recently to share his knowledge about how bariatric surgery can improve diabetes.

Highly Experienced
With more than 20 years of surgical experience and more than a decade focused on bariatric procedures, Dr. Wetter is highly experienced. He has performed thousands of surgeries and has taught hundreds of residents advanced laparoscopic procedures.

Professionally Connected
Dr. Wetter is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and member of the Society of Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, Society of American Gastroentrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, and the San Francisco Surgical Society.

Award Winning
Dr. Albert Wetter has been honored with the Hungarian Prize from St Bartholomew’s Hospital, as well as the North East London Surgical Society Prize in Operative Choledochoscopy.

You can contact Dr. Wetter at the Peninsula Surgical Specialist Medical Group or by calling 650-652-0600.