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Rhys M. Kavanagh, MD, FRCSC, Medical Director Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric Surgery

Specialties

Bariatric Surgery

General Surgery

Joined Mercy Medical Staff

2019

Medical School

Dalhousie University, 2013

Residency

Dalhousie University

Fellowship

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics

Board Certification

American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

The Royal College of Physicans & Surgeons of Canada

Areas of Interest

Advanced Endoscopy

Bariatric Surgery

Hiatal Hernia/Paraesophageal Hernia Surgery

Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery

Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery

Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Surgery

Minimally Invasive GI Surgery

Diseases / Conditions Treated

Abdominal wall hernia

Abscess of skin/soft tissue

Anal fissures/fistulas

Appendicitis

Breast Cancer

Colon Cancer

Diverticulitis

Gallbladder disease

Gallstones

Gastric ulcers

Gastroesophageal reflux disease

Groin hernia

Hemorrhoids

Hiatal hernia

Intestinal obstructions

Skin cancers

Locations of Practice

Mercy Iowa City General & Bariatric Surgery

540 E. Jefferson Street, Suite 205 
Iowa City, Iowa 52245

Phone: 319-688-7880

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