DepartmentsSurgeryGeneral Surgery in ArizonaLocationPhoenix, ArizonaLanguagesEnglishSpanishExisting patientsSend a secure message via patient portal Biographical summaryDr. David Pearson is a board certified general surgeon who has completed additional advanced training in minimal access and metabolic surgery. His clinical focus includes: Expertise in the management of complex abdominal wall hernias, utilizing minimally invasive techniques which speed patient recovery after surgery Treatment of chronic obesity by performing minimally invasive sleeve gastrectomy and gastric bypass, as well as performing revision surgery for patients who suffer from complications of previous bariatric surgery Providing definitive surgical treatment for acid reflux (GERD) for patients in whom medical treatments have failed Enhanced recovery after bariatric and hernia surgery Quality improvement for Mayo Clinic Arizona's hernia care practice In addition to these clinical activities, Dr. Pearson actively participates in teaching Mayo medical students as well as in training general surgery residents. His focus in these regards is on advanced laparoscopic surgery and robotic surgery. Conditions treatedAchalasiaAdrenal cancerAppendicitisCholecystitisDiaphragmatic herniaGallstonesGastroesophageal reflux diseaseHiatal herniaInguinal herniaObesityUmbilical herniaVentral hernia Procedures performedAbdominal wall reconstructionAdrenalectomyAppendectomyBariatric surgeryCholecystectomyEsophagoscopyGastric bypass surgeryHernia repairHiatal hernia repairIntragastric balloon procedureLaparoscopic surgeryNissen fundoplicationRobotic surgerySleeve gastrectomy InterestsRobotic abdominal wall reconstruction for simple and complex herniasOpen and minimally invasive component separationAdvanced laparoscopic surgeryRobotic surgeryAnti-reflux surgery (GERD)Metabolic and bariatric surgeryTreatment of gastrointestinal and biliary tract diseases Mayo Clinic locations Phoenix, Arizona Driving Directions More info Billing & insurance Accessibility services Education2018Fellowship - Minimally Invasive & Bariatric SurgeryDepartment of General Surgery, Greenville Health System2017ResidentSurgery - General (Categorical) Residency, Surgery, Programs in Arizona, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine2012MDWake Forest University School of Medicine2008BS - Molecular Biosciences/BiotechnologyArizona State UniversityShow more education Activities and honorsCertifications2019General SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgeryAwards and honors2008Year 1-2 HonorsWake Forest University2008Summa Cum LaudeArizona State UniversityProfessional memberships2021 - presentAssistant Clerkship DirectorThird Year Surgical Clerkships, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine - Arizona, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science2021 - presentClerkship DirectorFourth Year Sub-Internships and Electives, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine - Arizona, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science2021 - presentMemberEnhanced Recovery Subcommittee, Surgical and Procedural Committee, Clinical Practice Committee2021 - presentMemberAZ Robotics Interest Group, Surgical and Procedural Committee, Clinical Practice Committee2019 - presentMemberAmerican Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery2019 - presentMemberAmericas Hernia Society2019 - presentMemberArizona Chapter, American College of Surgeons (ACS)2019 - presentCoordinatorFourth Year Surgery Elective Clerkship and Subinternship, Surgery Block, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine - Arizona2018 - presentMemberAmerican College of Surgeons (ACS)2018 - presentMemberSociety of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)2013 - presentMemberArizona Medical BoardShow more professional membershipsPublicationsSee my publications Biographical summaryConditions treatedProcedures performedInterestsMayo Clinic locationsEducationActivities and honors Request an appointment PST-20451146 Doctors & Medical Staff Pearson, David G. M.D.