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Ernest C Rehnke, MD

Ernest C Rehnke, MD

General Surgery
Dr. Ernest Rehnke, originally from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, attended medical school at St. George University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies. He then completed his five-year training in General Surgery at Methodist Hospital in New York, which included a Pediatric Surgery rotation at Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn, N.Y. and a Transplantation rotation at Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. Following this training, Dr. Rehnke completed a one-year fellowship in Cardiovascular Surgery at the Texas Heart Institute in Houston, Texas. Dr. Rehnke established his surgical practice in General/Peripheral Vascular Surgery in St. Petersburg, Florida, in 1987. He has been a member of the Active Medical Staff at Palms of Pasadena Hospital in St. Petersburg, FL, since January 1988. Dr. Rehnke began performing the Gastric Bypass procedure for weight reduction in 1998 and added the LAP-BAND® procedure to his comprehensive program in 2004. Dr. Rehnke is Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is also a member of the American Society for Bariatric Surgeons.

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)

Adjustable Gastric Band (AGB)

Band Over Bypass


Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric Surgery - Revision

Bariatrics Weight Management

Barnett Continent Intestinal Reservoir - BCIR

Breast Surgery

Carotid Stenosis

Gall Bladder Removal

Gastric Bypass

Gastric Bypass with Roux-En-Y

Gastric Stapling

Hernia Repair

Lap Band Surgery

Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass

Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

Laparoscopic Weight Loss Procedure

Laparoscopic Weight Loss Surgery

Minimally Invasive Procedure

Minimally-Invasive Surgery


Obesity Management

Obesity Surgery

Peripheral Artery Disease - PAD

Realize Band

Revisional Bariatric Surgery

RNY Gastric Bypass

Robotic Bariatric Surgery

Robotic Hernia Surgery

Robotic Sleeve Gastrectomy

Robotic Surgery

Robotic Surgery for Weight Loss

Robotic Weight Loss Surgery

Single Incision Laparscopic Surgery - SILS

Sleeve Gastrectomy

Surgical Weight Loss Surgery

Weight Loss Surgery