Our Experts - W. Peter Geis, M.D.

W. Peter Geis, M.D., is chief of the Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery at Northwest Hospital and is one of the Pioneers of Laparoscopic Surgery in the United States. He also heads the MIS Fellowship Program. Dr. Geis is wound care certified by The National Alliance of Wound Care.

Dr. Geis graduated from Loyola University School of Medicine in Chicago. He interned in the Department of Surgery at the University of Chicago and was a resident at Loyola University Medical Center. He completed Fellowship in Transplantation and was Chief of Transplantation in the Department for many years.

Dr. Geis’ recent articles and presentations focus on the use of Laparoscopy in Surgical Abdominal Emergencies, Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair, MIS Colo-rectal Procedures, Hiatus Hernia Repair and the use of "Single Incision" Laparoscopic Surgery. Most recently, he has led the development of single site mini-laparoscopy and use of Robotics to assist in complex laparoscopy.

Dr. Geis is certified by the American Board of Surgery, and a member of 39 Surgical Societies including The American College of Surgeons, Founders of Laparoscopic Surgery, American Society for General Surgeons, and is a past President of the Society for Laparoscopic Surgery.

W. Peter Geis, M.D.

In this WBAL-AM “Know Your Health” radio clip, Dr. Geis discusses minimally invasive surgery.


Fellowship University of Colorado Medical Center
Residency Loyola-Foster G. McGaw Hospital
Internship University of Chicago Hospitals
Medical School Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine

To arrange an interview with Dr. Geis, please call 410-601-2296 or send an email.

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