Katherine S. Blevins, MD

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Katherine S. Blevins, MD

Bariatric Surgery

General Surgery


  • Hoag Physician Partners
  • Hoag Specialty Clinic


  • English

About Dr. Blevins

Katherine Blevins, M.D., Ph.D. is a minimally invasive surgeon (MIS) with a focus in bariatric, foregut and advanced gastrointestinal surgery. She is board certified in general surgery, and is fellowship trained in advanced GI, MIS and bariatric surgery. She holds certificates for Advanced GI MIS Surgery from SAGES, as well as the ASMBS Fellowship Certificate for Bariatric Surgery. She is skilled in both laparoscopic and robotic techniques.

Dr. Blevins completed her general surgery residency training at Stanford University. During her training, she spent two years in professional development as a fellow in the Stanford Biodesign Innovation Fellowship, a project based medical technology innovation program where she was trained in medical technology innovation from idea to implementation. She completed advanced clinical training as a clinical fellow in advanced GI/MIS and Bariatric Surgery at Cedars Sinai Medical Center, one of the highest ranked fellowship programs for GI surgery in the country. Dr. Blevins’ research interests include medical technology innovation as well as patient outcomes after bariatric surgery. She has co-authored multiple peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters and has directed and collaborated with teams in many stages of medical technology innovation.

Dr. Blevins attended University of California, Irvine for her undergraduate education, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering. She earned her doctorate degree in bioengineering with an emphasis in biomaterials from the University of Utah. Her dissertation focused on designing novel targeted gene delivery systems to prevent type 1 diabetes. During her Ph.D. work, she discovered her love for the translational aspects of research and chose to expand her background in clinical medicine.

She attended medical school at the University of Utah where she was elected into Alpha Omega Alpha. During her clinical years, she was drawn to surgery. One of her favorite parts of surgery is the ability to work with patients to help solve their problems. Her long-term goals are to integrate clinical practice as a surgeon with advancing innovation in medical technology.


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National Provider ID (NPI): 1609295658


Board Certification

  • American Board of Surgery - General Surgery
  • Medical Education - University of Utah School of Medicine (Medicine)
  • Internship - Stanford University (General Surgery)
  • Residency - Stanford University (Minimally Invasive / Bariatric Surgery)
  • Fellowship - Cedars Sinai Medical Center (Minimally Invasive / Bariatric Surgery)
  • Graduate School - University of Utah (Bioengineering)


  • Hoag Physician Partners
  • Hoag Specialty Clinic

Area of Focus

  • Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery