Dr. Darin Minkin

Meet Dr. Darin Minkin

Dr. Minkin is certified through the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery as a Center of Excellence Surgeon. In addition, he is also Board Certified in General Surgery and Advanced Laparoscopic, or Minimally Invasive Surgery. He is the Founder and Director of the Bariatric Surgery Program at Des Peres Hospital. He has safely performed over 4000 Bariatric surgeries in the St. Louis area including over 500 revisional Bariatric procedures. He was the first bariatric surgeon in St. Louis to receive the prestigious “Lap-Band Champion” designation. In addition to performing a full array of general and advanced laparoscopic surgical procedures, Dr. Minkin is also proficient in both upper and lower endoscopy as well. Dr. Minkin is a clinical course instructor teaching visiting, out of state surgeons new techniques in single-incision laparoscopy and the laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy operation.

Dr. Minkin specializes exclusively in the Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy and Lap Band Procedures as well as revisional Lap Band and Sleeve Gastrectomy surgeries.