- General Surgery
Dr. Erik Simchuk is the Bariatric Program Surgeon at North Valley Surgical Associates. Dr. Simchuk is a graduate of Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, N.H. He underwent surgical training in general and bariatric surgery at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, finishing his chief resident year in June 2000. Dr. Simchuk undertook a fellowship in upper gastrointestinal surgery at the Bristol Royal Infirmary in Bristol, England in 2000 and 2001. He joined Deron Ludwig, M.D., Surgeon and Program Surgical Director for Successful Solutions, in practice in September 2007 after practicing in Loveland, Colorado for six years.
Dr. Simchuk performs all weight-loss operations laparoscopically and provides other advanced laparoscopic treatments to the greater community. He is board-certified in general surgery and maintains active memberships in the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, and the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons.