Dr. Donald Fridley, DO, FACOS, FASMBS

Dr. Donald Fridley specializes in general and bariatric surgery. During his residency training he focused on minimally invasive techniques and the use of robotics to complete his surgeries. Dr. Fridley has been a member of the Army National Guard for over 17 years, with multiple deployments and achievements including Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom, and medical coverage for the 2015 visit of Pope Francis. He dedicates himself to the delivery of quality care and superior treatment of his patients and soldiers alike. He continues to serve his community and country to this day. Dr. Fridley enjoys spending time with his wife and three children.

Contact Info

Phone: (727) 819-9107

Fax: 727-819-9138

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7541 Medical Drive
Hudson, 34667

Procedures Performed

  • Bariatric Revisions
  • Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder)
  • Colon Resection
  • Duodenal Switch
  • Endoscopic Surgery
  • Foregut Surgery
  • Gastric Ballooon
  • Gastric Banding (Lap-Band®)
  • Gastric Bypass
  • Gastric Sleeve
  • GERD (Acid Reflux) Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Robotic Surgery
  • , Laparoscopic appendectomy, Robotic Hiatal hernia repair


  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • Center of Excellence
  • , American Osteopathic Association Florida Osteopathic Medical Association

Insurance Accepted

  • *All major insurance providers
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  • Multiple awards throughout my 19 year military career. To include providing medical coverage for the Pope during his visit to Philadelphia.
  • Honorable service during combat operations during Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.
  • 1st squadron ,104th Calvary awarded CPT Donald Fridley the “Old Bill” award. “Over, Under, or Through”
  • Certificate of Accreditation MBSAQIP Center of Excellence Quality Program 2021
  • Surgical Associates of Bayonet Point with gratitude for your support of the New Port Riche Library Centennial 2020
  • MBSAQIP Comprehensive Center of Excellence


  • University of Florida
  • DR degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine- Bradenton Campus, FL
  • Residency: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Received advanced training in Robotic surgery at Reading Hospital Reading,PA

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