Dr. Darin Minkin is a board certified general and advanced laparoscopic surgeon specializing in minimally invasive abdominal and bariatric surgery. He is recognized as an area leader in the field of weight loss surgery and has performed more than 4,000 bariatric operations. He is the founder of the St. Luke’s Des Peres Hospital’s bariatric surgical program and has been the medical director since 2004.
Dr. Minkin specializes in minimally invasive abdominal and bariatric surgery as well as upper and lower endoscopy.
Dr. Minkin is recognized as a Center of Excellence surgeon by the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. He is consistently recognized for his proficiency in the laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, lap-band to sleeve gastrectomy revisional operation, and other minimally invasive weight-loss procedures. He also performs all of his surgeries at a MBSAQIP approved facility which meets the highest standard of quality. In addition to bariatric surgery, Dr. Minkin performs a full array of general and advanced laparoscopic surgical procedures and is proficient in upper and lower endoscopy as well.
Dr. Minkin is a Fellow of both the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons and the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons. He is also recognized by the American Osteopathic Association, the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons and the American Hernia Society.