Meet Dr. Pinnar
Eric Pinnar, MD, is a Board-Certified General Surgeon. He specializes in Advanced Laparoscopic, Minimally Invasive Surgery, and Robotic Surgery. Dr. Pinnar maintains a broad interest in General Surgery, but
specializes in Hernia repair, Abdominal Wall Reconstruction, Anti-reflux Surgery, Biliary Surgery, and Bariatric Surgery. He has also specialized in Endoluminal Surgery and Breast Surgery.
EDUCATION and Training
Prior to relocating to Jacksonville, Florida in 2011, Dr. Pinnar successfully treated thousands of patients in the Northern Virginia/ Maryland/Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area. He received his M.D. degree from the Medical College of Virginia/ Virginia Commonwealth University in 1994 and completed his General Surgery Internship and Residency in 1999 at the Guthrie Clinic in Pennsylvania. Dr. Pinnar then joined his father, Dr.
Robert Pinnar, in the practice of general surgery in Northern Virginia. He has always focused his practice on the newest and most advanced surgical procedures for all disorders he has treated. For his over 20 years in
practice, he has been committed to the advancement of hernia repair, as well as reducing surgical risks and improving surgical outcomes.
Specialties and Expertise
Dr. Pinnar has been a pioneer in the development of Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery and is an expert in the field of Minimally Invasive Surgery, including the newest technologies such as Robotic and completely
Incisionless Endoscopic Procedures. He is licensed to practice medicine and surgery by Florida, Virginia, Maryland, and Georgia.
Most recently, Dr. Pinnar has enrolled in a formal fellowship in Cosmetic Surgery with the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, especially to enhance his management of patients who have undergone massive weight loss after bariatric surgery. Under the direction of Dr. Erik Nuveen and Dr. Courtney Caplin, he will have performed numerous cosmetic surgery procedures in breast, abdomen, extremity, and facial rejuvenation surgery during his fellowship. Dr. Pinnar will obtain his Board Certification in General Cosmetic Surgery and Facial Cosmetic Surgery in 2023. He will then be Board Certified in General Surgery, General Cosmetic Surgery, and Facial Cosmetic Surgery.
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