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Emile Manansala, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Bariatric Surgery

General Surgery



Physician Group of Arizona Surgical Specialists

555 N. 18th Street
Suite 300
Phoenix, AZ 85006
Phone: 602-251-8828


Emile Manansala, PA-C, is a certified physician assistant, supporting Drs. Daniel Fang and Rob Schuster.  Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) since 2000, Emile has dedicated his practice to bariatric and general surgery, providing his extensive experience assisting in both advanced laparoscopic and laparotomy procedures, including:

  • Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
  • Adjustable gastric banding
  • Vertical sleeve gastrectomy (VSG)
  • Biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch
  • Revision weight loss surgery
  • Colon and small intestinal surgeries
  • Hernia repair

Outside of the surgical suite, Emile performs hospital and office based consultations in conjunction with his surgeons and provides the necessary aftercare to help patients achieve desired outcomes.

Additionally, Emile shares his expertise by working closely with Drs. Fang and Schuster in training physician assistant students from Midwestern University and A.T. Still University.
Completing his undergraduate studies at the University of California at Berkeley, Emile went on to receive his physician assistant degree from Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona.  Emile is a fellow member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants an associate member of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.