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Dr. Howard Lederer, MD, FACS

Bariatric Surgeon, Surgeon

Professional statement

Howard Lederer is a caring and reliable surgeon and bariatric surgeon serving the community of Saint Louis, MO. Dr. Lederer attended the University of Pennsylvania, where he received his medical degree, and completed his internship and residency in general surgery at Case Western Reserve University. He then completed a fellowship in bariatric and minimally invasive surgery at the University of Minnesota. He also holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Lederer is a part of Premier Medical Specialists and is board certified by the American Board of Surgery. He is affiliated with the Des Peres Hospital in Saint Louis, MO. He is a member of the American College of Surgeons, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons. Dr. Lederer is devoted to ensuring the longevity of his patients’ health and developing long-lasting relationships with them. He takes his time to understand symptoms and give correct diagnoses to ensure the continued health of all his patients.

In-network insurances

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield

Specialties

  • Surgeon
  • Bariatric Surgeon

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Des Peres Hospital

Board certifications

  • American Board of Surgery

Education and training

  • Case Western Reserve University, Residency in General Surgery
  • University of Pittsburgh (Bachelor's)
  • University of Minnesota, Fellowship in Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Medical School - University of Pennsylvania, Doctor of Medicine
  • Case Western Reserve University, Internship in General Surgery

Professional memberships

  • Minnesota Surgical Society
  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • Hitchcock Surgical Society
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons

Awards and publications

  • Velazquez OC, Lederer HM Rombeau JL. Butyrate and the colonocyte. Production, absorption, metabolism, and therapeutic implications. Adv Exp Med Biol. 1997;427:123-34. Review
  • Velazquez OC, Lederer HM, Rombeau JL. Butyrate and the colonocyte. Implications for neoplasia. Dig Dis Sci. 1996 Apr;41(4):727-39. Review.
  • Velazquez OC, Zhou D, Seto RW, Jabbar A, Choi J, Lederer HM, Rombeau, JL. In vivo crypt surface hyperproliferation is decreased by butyrate and increased by deoxycholate in normal rat colon: associated in vivo effects on c-Fos and c-Jun expression. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 1996 Jul-Aug;20(4):243-50. Erratum in: JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 1996 Nov-Dec;20(6):428

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1467497032

Office locations

Premier Medical Specialists Bariatrics

2315 Dougherty Ferry Road, Suite 109

St Louis, MO 63122

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Dr. Lederer listened to my concerns and discussed each point that I brought up. He gave me new information that I hadn't been able to extract out of others and/or just some other information to consider. Really great, highly recommend.
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Great all good.
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Good amount of information.
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Dr. Lederer was a great help w/ my concerns.
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Informative, felt at ease with those I had contact with.
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Very informative & friendly.
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Well pleased - very polite.
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