Top 10 Bariatric Surgeons in US

The United States has some of the most notable and qualified bariatric surgeons. Bariatric surgeons perform a variety of procedures on people considered to be obese. Many of the procedures performed by the bariatric surgeons include stomach stapling and gastric bypass. With the gastric bypass procedure, there are two different and distinct techniques that can be used. These techniques are: traditional bypass and bilopancreatic diversion bypass. Many websites offer extensive documentation and research regarding bariatric surgery, weight loss surgeries and the types of procedures such as gastric banding. One of the fastest growing surgeries in the country, it is important as with any surgery to find a doctor that has both bedside manner and nationwide recognition.

The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, established in 2004, consists of many bariatric surgeons who are well-respected. The top rated surgeons are categorized by the states of Alabama, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Washington. Several magazines have written articles on some of the top bariatric surgeons in the country as well as the first-rate bariatric centers. Websites such as Md Nationwide and HealthGrades have profiles on surgeons who perform weight loss surgeries. Here is a top 10 list of bariatric surgeons in the United States:

1. Dr. Christine Ren Felding

2 Dr. Ariel Ortiz

3. Dr. Namir Katkhouda

4. Dr. Michael Feiz

5. The Bariatric Surgeons of Lennox Hill Hospital in New York

6. Dr. Van L. Wagner

7. Blossom Bariatrics in Nevada

8. The Doctors of Suncoast Bariatrics in Florida

9. The Coastal Center for Obesity in California

10. Dr. Carson Liu

Each of these surgeons or surgeon centers have been recognized in some way as being key to medically supervised weight loss and bariatric surgery success.