6150 Diamond Centre Court #1300
Fort Myers, Florida 33912
Monday - Friday
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Surgical Healing Arts offers a comprehensive approach to weight loss. Dr. Shieh is experienced in major weight loss surgical procedures—including laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, and gastric bypass—which enable patients to choose the best option for their needs. He and his team of skilled professionals are dedicated to the health and wellness of each and every patient; therefore provide extensive pre-and post-operative education, personalized support and follow-up services that are essential to achieving a successful weight loss transformation that will last a lifetime.
Medical School: Des Moines University in Iowa.
Mount Clemens Regional Medical Center, an affiliate of Michigan State University, in Michigan.
Laparoscopic bariatric (weight loss) surgery with the Northeast Surgical Group – Great Lakes Bariatric Treatment Center. Also, in cosmetic surgery through the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.
• Board Certified – General Surgery.
• Board Eligible – American Board of Cosmetic Surgery
American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS)
John G. Raheb, D.O., FACS
Surgical Healing Arts Center
A bariatric practice dedicated to comprehensive weight loss success.
6150 Diamond Centre Court #1300
Dr. John Raheb brings many years of experience to Surgical Healing Arts Center. He is skilled in several major weight loss and general surgical procedures. His long military career includes service as Flight Surgeon for Navy Patrol and Marine Fighter squadrons. He was the Ship's Surgeon aboard the USS Harry S. Truman. He has deployed to Iraq with a Marine Surgical Shock Trauma Platoon and served as Officer in Charge of a Forward Resuscitative Surgical System in Al Anbar Iraq. He served as Officer in Charge of the Army’s 4509th Forward Surgical Team in Afghanistan. In addition, he was the Department Head for General Surgery, and subsequently the Director for Surgical Services at the Naval Hospital in Pensacola, Florida.
Basic Surgery Internship, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, California
Naval Flight Surgeon Training, Naval Aerospace Medical Institute, Pensacola, Florida
Transitional Internship, Sacred Heart Medical Center, Chester, Pennyslvania
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
General Surgery Residency, Wilford Hall Medical Center/ University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas
Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia
• Diplomate, American Board of Surgery
• Osteopathic Physician, State of Florida
• Osteopathic Physician and Surgeon, Commonwealth of Virginia
• Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery, SAGES
• Course Director, Advanced Trauma Life Support
• Naval Flight Surgeon
• Fleet Marine Force Qualified Officer
• American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
• Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
• Virginia Bariatric Society
• American Osteopathic Association
Areas of Surgical Expertise:
• General Surgery
• Gastric Bypass
• Sleeve Gastrectomy
• REALIZE® Gastric Band / LAP-BAND®
• Gastric Band fills and adjustments
“Dr. Shieh is incredibly caring and attentive. From the first time I went for a consultation to a year and a half post-op, he has been a great source of knowledge, comfort and support on my weight loss journey.”- C.M.
"This past year I was able to ride a roller coaster for the very first time in my life. Words can't describe how grateful I am to have found Dr. Shieh and his staff… they changed my life and so far it's been a great ride!" - D.Z.
"Dr. Shieh and his staff our like family and they are always available when you need them. He saved my life and I will always be grateful." - C.R.