John Dietrick, MD

John Dietrick, MD

Bariatric Surgery

General Surgery

Accepting new patients



AdventHealth Medical Group Bariatrics at Tampa

3000 Medical Park Dr.

Suite 490

Tampa, FL 33613

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Formerly known as FHPG Surgical Weight Loss Institute




Dr. Dietrick is certified by the American Board of Surgery with expertise in weight loss surgery using minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic techniques. With nearly 30 years of experience, patient-centered care remains his primary focus. Together, Dr. Dietrick works with a team of providers to apply a customized approach for improved well-being, emphasizing education, diet, nutrition, exercise and lifestyle changes.

As a thought leader, Dr. Dietrick was integral in establishing the Surgical Weight Loss Institute at AdventHealth Tampa in 2005. Serving as medical director of the program, the hospital obtained national Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) accreditation through the American College of Surgeons (ASC) and the American Society for Metabolic Surgeons (ASMBS).

Dr. Dietrick is a leader of robotic surgery and an innovator of bariatric surgery in Tampa, being the first to bring vBloc to the area and the first to use the DaVinci X robot.  Memberships include: American Medical Association, American Society for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgeons, and Hillsborough County Medical Association.

Care Philosophy

Dr. Dietrick is passionate about helping his patients obtain a healthy lifestyle.  He leads a patient-centered program emphasizing education around diet, nutrition, exercise and lifestyle changes.

Personal Interests

When he's not tending to patients, Dr. Dietrick enjoys taking advantage of all the great things that Tampa offers and spending time with his wife an family.

Languages Spoken



Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine


Stritch School of Medicine Loyola University Chicago

Board Certifications

Surgery: The American Board of Surgery