Ernest C Rehnke MD

Ernest C. Rehnke, MD - Bariatric Surgeon in St. Petersburg, Florida

A veteran physician, Ernest C. Rehnke, MD, has operated as a surgeon in St. Petersburg, Florida, for more than 25 years. He offers a wide range of surgeries in his current practice, including vascular procedures, hernia repair, and gallbladder removal. Ernest C. Rehnke, MD, also stands out as one of the leading weight-loss surgeons in the St. Petersburg area, and performs bariatric surgeries such as sleeve gastrectomies and adjustable gastric bands.

Dr. Ernest Rehnke earned his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Emory University before going on to complete his medical degree at St. George’s University School of Medicine. His postgraduate training includes a general surgery residency at Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn, New York, and a cardiovascular surgery fellowship at the Texas Heart Institute in Houston, Texas.

An active member of the St. Petersburg-area medical community, Dr. Ernest Rehnke has held numerous hospital appointments during his long career, including engagements with Edward White Hospital, St. Petersburg General Hospital, and the Palms of Pasadena Wound Healing Center. For more than 15 years, he also served as a clinical assistant professor at the University of South Florida College of Medicine.