Arsenio Favor, MD

Arsenio Favor, MD

Family Practice

Dr. Favor is a Board Certified general surgeon who specializes in endoscopic procedures, although his knowledge and expertise have a much broader range. He performs haital hernias, cholecysterectomies (gallbladder) and Lap-Band adjustable horizontal gastric banding through a scope, eliminating the large incisions usually associated with these procedures. With this approach, recovery time is quicker and complications are less likely.

Office Locations

Favor Family Clinic
7781 E. Ridge Road
Hobart, IN 46342



  • Medical School – University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines (1971)
  • Internship – University of Santo Tomas Hospital, Manila, Philippines (1974)
  • General Surgery Residency – Harlem Hospital Center (07/01/1974 – 06/30/1977)
  • Catholic Medical Center (1970 – 1980)
  • New York Medical Center (1980 – 1981)
  • Westchester County Medical Center (1981 – 1982)
  • Newark Beth Israel Medical Center (1982 – 1983)
  • Fellowship – Texas Heart Institute (1983 – 1985)
  • Fellowship – University of Florida (1985 – 1986)

Board Certification

Areas of Specialty

Specialty Procedures

Dr. Favor has extensive experience in the laparoscopic removal of the gallbladder, to the benefit of his patients, and making him a highly-referred specialist. The newest laparoscopic procedure in Dr. Favor’s repertoire, which has been found to be very successful with his patients, is the Lap-Band adjustable horizontal gastric banding. In the field of general surgery, Dr. Favor has the knowledge and experience to perform varied multiple procedures, making him an asset to the Pinnacle Hospital Medical Staff.

Academic Appointment