Dr. Eliseo Bautista completed his medical degree at the University of California, Riverside and Loma Linda University School of Medicine. He completed a surgical internship at the Naval Medical Center in Oakland and the University of California, Davis, followed by a five-year general surgery residency at the Regional Naval Medical Center in Portsmouth, Virginia.
Prior to joining Commonwealth Surgeons in 2003, he served as the ship's surgeon on the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower. He also served as the assistant department head for general surgery and chairman of the cancer committee at the Naval Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida, additional he served as the Lieutenant Commander with the U.S. Central Command Surgical Augmentation team in Bahrain.
Dr. Bautista is board certified in general surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. His special interests include general surgery, laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery, adjustable laparoscopic banding (lap-band) surgery and breast surgery.