San Diego

We reviewed all the Bariatric Surgeons serving the greater San Diego area, and picked the top picks based on experience, education, and empathy. If you're looking for more gastric sleeve or bariatric surgeons in southern California please view Orange Country Bariatric Surgeons and Los Angeles Bariatric Surgeons.

Best Bariatric Surgeons of San Diego

We reviewed all the Bariatric Surgeons serving the greater San Diego area, and picked the top picks based on experience, education, and empathy. If you're looking for more gastric sleeve or bariatric surgeons in southern California please view our Orange Country list and our Los Angeles list.

If we look at the official data from the 2018 survey, San Diego is home to 3.34 million people, a 0.17% growth from the previous year. The median salary of San Diego residents is $79,079.

San Diego has a 1,274:1 ratio of patients to primary care physicians. If we compare to the neighboring regions, the ratio is outstanding in San Diego. Riverside County and Imperial County have the comparatively higher patient to clinician ratios. In San Diego, this ratio represents a 0.235% decrease from the previous year, i.e. 2017. This is again a brighter aspect.

Adult obesity across San Diego has a prevalence of 20.1%. The rate of individuals in California state with adult obesity ranges between 14.8% to 33.4%. Hence, the ratio is average in San Diego.

San Diego has 7.71%, uninsured individuals. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of uninsured individuals in the state grew by 2.66%. 14.7% of the population has non-group health insurance coverage, 18.3% are on Medicaid, Medicare covers 9.02% of the population, 3.92% are on military or VA coverage and finally, employer health insurance coverage is available to 46.4% of the population.

BEST BARIATRIC SURGEONS San Diego
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Why These Bariatric Surgeons?

Our mission is to connect you with the leading bariatric surgeons in San Diego area. We've hand-picked the top Bariatric Surgeons in the greater San Diego area based on our three phase methodology. Here is our list of bariatric surgeon picks who serve San Diego, La Jolla, Chula Vista, and surrounding cities

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  • 1. Education
    We list only the most qualified bariatric professionals who have accreditations, awards, and licensing.
  • 2. Experience
    Vast surgical experience in laparoscopic bariatric surgery and general surgery is a must. Must have the necessary practical experience for
  • 3. Empathy
    Surgeons with the professionalism and empathy to provide the best service to those seek obesity treatments.
Dr. Julie Ellner

DR. JULIE ELLNER, M.D.

Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Ellener, MD, is a ​board-certified general surgeon and a Bariatric Surgery specialist. She has over 15 years of experience and is an expert in..

5555 Reservoir Drive, Suite 203 San Diego, CA 92120

DR. SUNIL BHOYRUL, M.D.

Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Bhoyul, MD, is a board-certified general surgeon with a specialization in Bariatric Medicine and Bariatric Surgery. He has more than 20 years of..

9850 Genesee Ave, Ste 570 La Jolla, CA 92037

DR. ALAN WITTGROVE, M.D.

Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Wittgrove, MD, is a ​board-certified general surgeon and a Bariatric Surgery specialist. He has performed over 10,000 bariatric surgeries till..

12865 Pointe Del Mar Way, Suite 130 • Del Mar, CA 92014

DR. KAREN HANNA, M.D.

Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Hanna, MD, is a board-certified general surgeon with a specialization in bariatric surgery. She has more than 21 years of experience. She..

2385 S Melrose Dr Vista, California 92081