Peter Benotti

Senior Clinical Investigator 


Geisinger Obesity Institute
100 North Academy Avenue
Danville, PA 17822 
Phone: 570-271-6349

Research Interests

Predictors of Bariatric Surgery Outcomes, Patient Preparation for bariatric surgery, Physiology of weight loss and reduction of the obesity disease burden

Recent Publications

  • Still C, Wood C, Benotti P, Petrick A, Gabrielsen J, Strodel W, Ibele A, Irving B, Celaya M, Blackstone R, Gerhard G, Argyropoulos G. (2013). Preoperative Prediction of Type 2 Diabetes Remission following RYBP Surgery. Lancet , in press.    
  • Benotti P, Wood GC, Winegar DA, Petrick AT, Still CD, Argyropoulos G, Gerhard GS. (2013, Mar). Risk Factors Associated With Mortality After Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery. Ann Surg , Epub ahead of print. Full Text
  • Benotti P, Still C, Wood C, Akmal Y, King H, Dancea H, El Arousy H, Gerhard G, Petrick A, Strodel. (2009, Dec). Preoperative weight loss before bariatric surgery. Arch Surg , 144(12), 1150-55. Full Text
  • Still C, Benotti P. Wood C, Gerhard G, Petrick A, Reed M, Strodel W. (2007, Oct). Outcomes of Preoperative Weight Loss in High-Risk Patients Undergoing Gastric Bypass Surgery. Arch Surg , 142(10), 994-8. Full Text
  • Benotti P, Wood G, Still C, Petrick A, Strodel W. (2006, Dec). Obesity Disease Burden and Surgical Risk. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases , 2(6), 600-6. Full Text


MD, Tufts University School of Medicine, 1966-1970