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Stephan Ray Myers

Stephan Ray Myers, FACS, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Department: Surgery

Specialties: Bariatric Surgery


  • MD – University of Cincinnati (1980)
  • BS – Evangel University (1973)

Memberships / Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow, American College of Surgery
  • Fellow, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

Stephan Ray Myers, MD, FACS, FASMBS, is a bariatric surgeon and medical director of the Weight Management Center at Reading Hospital and Tower Health Medical Group. He is board certified in surgery.


  • General Surgery – Maine Medical Center (1985)


  • General Surgery – Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania (1993)
  • Pediatric Surgery – Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh (1994)

Affiliated Hospitals

Tower Health - Reading Hospital

Stephan Ray Myers, MD, FACS, FASMBS, is an assistant professor in the Department of Surgery at Drexel University College of Medicine.


Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications

"The Effect of Tissue Compression on Circular Staple line Failure"
Myers SR, Rothermel WS Jr, Shaffer L
Surgical Endoscopy, April 13, 2011

"Robot Assisted Versus Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass: Comparison of Short-Term Outcomes"
Myers SR, McGuirl J, Wang J
Obesity Surgery, April 2013


Type 2 Diabetes: New Doorways to Health
Mill City Press, Maitland, Florida, 2017


"Robotic Duodenal Switch"
Care of the Bariatric Patient Conference, Milton Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania, 2016

"History and Development of Robotic Surgery for Bariatric Surgery"
Invited speaker, International Federation for Surgery of Obesity, Montreal, Canada, 2014

"First in Human Trial of Trans-vaginal Device for Visualization During Sleeve Gastrectomy"
Principal investigator, poster presentation, SAGES 2010, Landover, Maryland

The Effect of Tissue Compression on Circular Staple Line Failure:
Principal investigator, poster presentation, SAGES 2009, Phoenix, Arizona
Ethicon Research Grant

* This physician's clinical practice is independent of Drexel University.