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Prashanth Ramachandra, MD

Mercy Bariatrics Clinical Director

Dr. RamDr. Ramachandra “Dr. Ram” is a bariatric surgeon with decades of experience in the operating room and a unique passion for helping obese patients who want to reverse their health status. He is also the Chair of the Surgery Departments at Mercy Fitzgerald and Mercy Philadelphia Hospitals.

He is a passionate and dedicated to the success of all of his weight loss patients using minimally invasive techniques to ensure the best possible outcomes. He provides personalized care to each of his patients, which includes being available to them 24/7.

Areas of Special Interest:

Surgery using minimally invasive techniques
Surgical weight loss management
Surgical cure of diabetes


Chair, Surgery Department, Mercy Fitzgerald and Mercy Philadelphia Hospitals
Director of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery
Director of the General Surgery Residency Program
Golden Apple Award for Professional Ethics
Two-time recipient of The Best Teacher in Clinical Science and in the Operating Room Award (Albert Einstein Medical Center)

Office Locations:

Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital
1501 Lansdowne Avenue
Medical Office Building, Suite 305
Darby, PA 19023
Mercy Philadelphia Hospital
501 South 54th Street
Medical Office Building, Suite 227
Philadelphia, PA 19143

Insurances Accepted:

All Insurances Accepted. Please call 1.855.LESS YOU for more information.

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