About Me

Dr. LePort is a general surgeon in private practice in Orange County , California. He received his M.D. degree and surgical training in Brooklyn, New York, at Downstate Medical College, where he was an Assistant Professor of Surgery for two years prior to moving to California. He is a member of the Faculty of the American College of surgeons, the Orange County Surgical Society and the American Society of Bariatric Surgeons.

Dr. LePort had training in bariatric surgery at Downstate Medical College and started his own Bariatric surgical program in 1985 in California. He has performed approximately 4000 such procedures since that time.

Dr. LePort is married to Dr. Cristina Rizza, a practicing internist. They live in Southern California with their three children.

Areas of Interest: 

  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastric Sleeve Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Revision Weight Loss Surgery
  • Robotic-Assisted Surgery 


Provider Specialty

General Surgery


Medical Education

Downstate Medical College

Locations & Affiliations