Dr. Michael A. Hovey, M.D., General Surgery, Omaha, NE - CHI Health

Michael A. Hovey, M.D.

General Surgery
Bariatric Surgery

 Michael A. Hovey M.D.
Certification: American Board of Surgery
Medical School: University of Iowa
Residency: General Surgery - Iowa Methodist Medical Center - Des Moines, Iowa
WATZ Surgical Group, LLC
6829 N 72nd Street, Suite 5500
IMMANUEL ONE Professional Center
Omaha, NE  68122
Phone: (402) 572-3663
Fax: (402) 572-3438

WATZ Surgical Group, LLC
16909 Lakeside Hills Court Suite 411
Omaha, NE 68130
Phone: (402) 758-5544
Fax: (402) 758-5545

Hospital Affiliation:


Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Breast Surgery

General Surgery Information

General surgeons perform surgical procedures for conditions affecting almost any area of the body.

Dr. Hovey performs the Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, (laparoscopic or open), and laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (Lap Band.

A Gastric Band procedure is a purely restrictive surgical procedure in which a band is placed around the upper most past of the stomach. This band divides the stomach into two portions, one small and one large portion. Because food is regulated, most patients feel full faster. Food digestion occurs through the normal digestive and absorption process.