Dr. Joseph P. Jeanette, DO, FACS



Bariatric Surgery
Outpatient Surgery
Gastric Bypass
Gastric Sleeve
Weight Loss

Austin, TX


Rockdale Hospital 512-446-4500
King’s Daughters Clinic 254-298-2400
Georgetown Physicians’ Center 512-869-7310



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Dr. Jeanette was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska and graduated magna cum laude from the University of Nebraska at Kearney with a Bachelor of Science degree. He received his medical degree from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences where he was an elected member of the national medical honors society, Sigma Sigma Phi.Dr. Jeanette completed his residency in general surgery at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, WA and performed a Vascular Surgery Research Fellowship at the University of Washington. After residency, he was stationed on active duty in the Army as a general surgeon at Fort Hood, TX. On active duty Dr. Jeanette was deployed several times to austere environments in Afghanistan as a general surgeon. At Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center in Fort Hood, TX, he served as the Director of Bariatric Surgery.

After his time in the Army, he continued his career as a general and bariatric surgeon at Metroplex Adventist Hospital in Killeen, TX where he served as Chief of Surgery. Currently, he is a general and bariatric surgeon and Chief of Surgery for Little River Healthcare. Board certified by the American Board of Surgery, Dr. Jeanette is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and practices the full spectrum of general surgery.

He provides surgical care for benign and malignant diseases of the skin, breast, thyroid, parathyroid glands, stomach, small bowel, colon, rectum, anus, spleen, adrenal glands, liver and pancreas. Dr. Jeanette uses advanced laparoscopic and open techniques for hernias, cancers, heartburn/reflux disease, bariatric surgery and comprehensive abdominal problems. As Dr. Jeanette practices in Central Texas, he lives in Georgetown, TX with his wife and son.