Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery

Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery
Jul 27, 2017
Marc M. Zare, MD
Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery

Dr. Zaré is a board-certified surgeon who specializes in advanced laparoscopic surgery. He is considered to be a leader and one of the foremost experts of his field in Northern California. He completed his specialty training in general surgery at Georgetown University, Washington, DC in 2002 . During his residency, he developed a passion for minimally invasive methods of performing surgery and focused his training on mastering his laparoscopic skills. He was recognized with many awards including the “Outstanding Resident in Laparoscopy” in 2001 given by Georgetown University Department of surgery, for his skills and keen interest in laparoscopic surgery. He also received the prestigious “String of Pearl” award nomination in 2002 by Georgetown University Medical School for dedication and commitment to teaching. In his final year of training, he was a chief resident and received the American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination travel award.

After completing his specialty training in general surgery, Dr. Zaré received two years of additional sub-specialty training in advanced laparoscopic surgery at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He was also a clinical instructor of surgery at the University of North Carolina during this time. Upon completion, Dr. Zaré was appointed an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Boston University, and the Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery and Surgical Simulation at Boston VA Healthcare system. In Boston he developed an active laparoscopic practice between 2004-2008 and established the division of minimally invasive surgery where young residents from Boston and Harvard Universities rotated for training. In 2008, Dr. Zaré relocated to San Jose, California. He and his wife Eva are proud parents of Ella and Maxwell.