​​​​​​Vasanth Stalin, M.D.

Surgical Disciplines​

Specialty: Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery, Obesity Medicine

Director of Bariatric Surgery, St. Mary’s of Michigan
912 S. Washington Ave., Ste.1
Saginaw, MI 48601
vasanth.stalin@cmich.edu
Phone: 989-790-1001
Fax: 989-790-1002
  
Vasanth Stalin, M.D.


I finished my General Surgery residency in New York City and completed my fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland. Subsequently, I  trained in Robotic Surgery at the University of Geneva, Switzerland.  I am the Director of Bariatric Surgery at St. Mary’s of Michigan and I am also an Asstistant Professor of Surgery at CMU, involved with the education of General Surgery residents and medical students.

Education & Fellowships:
  • Fellowship
    • Cleveland Clinic
      Advanced Laparoscopy/Bariatric Surgery
      Cleveland, Ohio
  • Residency
    • Albert Einstein College of Medicine
      Montefiore Medical Center
      General Surgery
      New York, New York
  • Doctorate
    • Madurai Medical College
      Medical Doctor
      Madurai, India
      1999​
  • Training
    • University of Geneva
      Robotic surgery
      Geneva, Switzerland
Certifications
  • Board Certified in General Surgery
  • Board Certified in Obesity Medicine
  • ASMBS (American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery) certification for Advanced laparoscopic/Bariatric surgery
  • Certified da Vinci console surgeon (Robotic surgery)
  • Esophageal Manometry and 24 hour Impedance pH study
Special interests:
Bariatric surgery, Robotic surgery, Advanced laparoscopic surgery, Obesity Medicine, Endoscopies including pH studies, Manometry, therapeutic endoscopies and endoscopic GERD treatment, General Surgery, Colorectal surgery, Trauma Surgery 

Awards & Honors:
  • Outstanding Educator award, 2014
    • Central Michigan University
  • Outstanding Teacher award, 2008
    • Dept. of Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Outstanding Teacher award, 2007
    • Dept. of Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Outstanding Teacher award, June 2005 - May 2006
    • Dept. of Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center
  • Pfizer Gold Medallion in Medicine (Commendation for outstanding academic performance in the final year of medical school)
  • First certificate of Merit in Pediatrics
    • Madurai Medical College, Madurai
  • First place - Coloproctology Quiz
    • Association of Colon and Rectal Surgeons of India
  • Represented Madurai Medical College in the 10th national-level Pediatric Quiz
  • Outstanding Humanitarian Service award
  • National Merit scholarship holder
  • First class in National Mathematics Olympiad
  • Silver medal
    • Central Institute of General Knowledge learning
  • Second place in General Quiz
    • Inter-Medical cultural meet
  • Second place in Creative writing
    • Inter-Medical cultural meet
Memberships:
  • Indian Medical Association, 1998 – present
  • American College of Surgeons, 2007 – present
  • American Medical Association, 2008 – present
  • SAGES, 2008 – present
  • ECFMG IAN council member, 2009 – present
  • Saginaw County Medical Society, 2011 – present
  • American Association for Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI), 2011 – present
  • The Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, 2011 – present
  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, 2012 – present
  • American Society of Bariatric Physicians, 2012 – present
  • Obesity Action Coalition, 2012 – present
  • International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Related Disorders (IFSO), 2012 – present
Treatment & Services:
Bariatric surgery, advanced laparoscopic surgeries including hiatal hernia repairs, Heller myotomies, EGD, Esophageal Manometry, 24-hour pH study, Endoscopic GERD treatment (Stretta), Robotic single-site surgery

Specialty in Diseases and Conditions:
Obesity (medical management), morbid obesity (Bariatric surgery), GERD, Esophageal motility disorders, foregut disorders, hernias incl. hiatal hernias

Languages Spoken
English, Tamil
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