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Jeffrey Eakin, MD

General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
Hospital Affiliations
  • Jordan Valley Medical Center
  • Jordan Valley Medical Center - West Valley Campus
  • Mountain Point Medical Center
Network Affiliation
Steward Medical Group Affiliate
Accepting New Patients
Accepting Telehealth Virtual Visits
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Specialty Surgery of Utah - West Valley
(801) 964-3855(801) 964-3855
(801) 208-6367(801) 208-6367


Day of the WeekHours
Monday9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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About Jeffrey Eakin
Provider Gender
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • *Interpreter Available
  • Spanish
Personal Statement
Jeffrey L. Eakin, MD is a board-certified general surgeon who specializes in minimally invasive gastrointestinal, bariatric and robotic surgery. He also has an interest in trauma surgery, and the management of the critically ill surgical patient. Dr. Eakin's undergraduate degree is from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He obtained his medical doctorate at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. After medical school he completed a surgical residency in general and trauma surgery at The Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. During his residency, he became very interested in bariatric surgery and surgical techniques which minimized the size of the patient's surgical incisions. Thus, he completed a fellowship in minimally invasive, robotic and bariatric surgery at the Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery at The Ohio State University Medical Center. During fellowship, he studied advanced techniques in many general surgical procedures including but not limited to: laparoscopic gastroesophageal reflux surgery, laparoscopic colon and rectal surgery and laparoscopic gastric, pancreatic and liver resection. He was also trained to perform sleeve gastrectomies and roux-en-y gastric bypasses for the surgical management of morbid obesity. Dr. Eakin is passionate about education, surgical leadership and patient care. Throughout his career he has won numerous awards for teaching and leadership including: General Surgery Chief Resident of the Year, Surgery Resident Teacher of the Year, and Housesteff Teacher of the Year. In 2011, he was inducted into the The Arnold P. Gold Foundation for Humanism and Excellence for his commitment to teaching and compassionate treatment of patients and families, students and colleagues. Dr. Eakin specializes in the following procedures: Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Reapirs Laparoscopic Cholecystectomies and Appendectomies Laparoscopic Inguinal (Groin) Hernia Reapirs Laparoscopic Reflux Surgery (Nissen Fundoplication) Laparoscopic Paraesophageal Hernia Repairs Laparoscopic Hiatal Hernia Repairs Laparoscopic Gastric, Pancreatic, Splenic and Liver Resections Laparoscopic Small Bowel Resections Laparoscopic Colon and Rectal Resections Sleeve Gastrectomies Roux-en-y Gastric Bypass Upper endocsopy (EGD): diagnostic and therapeutic Colonoscopy Soft Tissue tumors
General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
Steward physician practices are now offering telehealth virtual visits in West Valley, UT for its patients. Your doctor can conduct virtual visits securely and confidentially, while you remain safe at home. Your doctor’s office will contact you closer to your appointment time, or you may contact the office after booking an appointment to discuss telehealth options.
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