Discover the Top Bariatric Surgeons in Colorado with our hand-picked list.

As of 2018, Colorado had a population of 5.7 million residents. The median household income was $71,953. This is a 4.1% increase from the median household income in 2017. The average personal healthcare spending in 2014 was $6,804, in the state of Colorado. This was a 5.13% increase from the previous year, i.e. 2013.

Average spending on personal healthcare from private insurance (per enrollee) was $4,623. Average Medicare spending on personal healthcare, per enrollee, was $9,287. Average Medicaid spending in personal healthcare, per enrollee, was $7,143. Patients to primary care physician ratio in Colorado was 1,243:1 in 2018, a 0.404% increase from the previous year.

The adult obesity rates range between 10.7% to 29.8% across counties in Colorado state. The highest prevalence of adult obesity in Colorado is in the Logan country, with the rate being 25.8% to 29.8%.

The average cost of bariatric surgery in Colorado ranges between $14,000 and $23,000 depending on the procedure opted for. Colorado Medicaid covers bariatric surgery. The condition is that it needs to be medically necessary, as is the case in clinically severe obesity.

Around 7.5% of the population of Colorado has no health coverage. Out of the total population, 49% have employer provided health coverage. Between 2016 and 2017, the rate of uninsured individuals dropped by 0.158%.

Across different counties of Colorado, the percentage of adults who haven’t seen a doctor within the past 12 months is 12%. This is majorly due to the high costs of healthcare.

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1960 North Ogden Street, Suite 550 Denver, CO 80218

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Raheb, DO, FACS, FASMBS, is a board-certified general surgeon and a specialist in Bariatric Surgery and Laparoscopic Surgery. He has more than 19 years of surgical experience. Apart from general surgery, his area of clinical interest includes – Bariatric and weight loss surgery and advanced laparoscopic and robotic surgery. Dr. Raheb is currently based in Denver, CO.

4567 E 9th Ave, Denver, CO 80220

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Snyder, MD, FACS, FASMBS is a board-certified general surgeon and bariatric surgery and Gastroenterological Surgery specialist with more than 22 years of experience, currently serving Denver, Colorado. He has performed more than 8,000 bariatric surgical procedures. His area of expertise includes – Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass and Other Gastric Bypass, Revision/Conversion of Prior Procedures, and Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy.

9351 Grant Street Suite 400 Thornton, Colorado 80229

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Georgescu, MD, FACS, is a board-certified general surgeon with extensive surgical experience in Laparoscopic surgeries and oncological surgery, with a particular focus in pancreatic, stomach and colon cancer. Dr. Georgescu is currently serving the Denver, Colorado area.

9695 S. Yosemite St. Suite 285 Lone Tree, CO 80124

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Long, MD, MBA, FACS, FASMBS, is a double-board-certified bariatric surgeon in Denver, Colorado, specializing in Gastroenterological Surgery and Minimally Invasive Surgery. He is skilled in laparoscopic and robotic surgical techniques, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, Adjustable Gastric Banding, Advanced Endoscopy, and Revision Bariatric Surgery.

Denver Center for Bariatric Surgery 10099 RidgeGate Pkwy Ste 390 Lone Tree, CO 80124

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Chae, MD, FACS, is a board-certified general surgeon with more than 23 years of surgical experience. Apart from General surgery, he is a specialist in Bariatric Surgery, Bariatric Medicine, Endocrine Surgery, Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism. He has performed over 7,000 bariatric surgeries in his career. Dr. Chae is currently operating out of the Denver, Colorado area.

9399 Crown Crest Blvd, Suite 325 Parker, CO 80138

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Brown, MD, is a board-certified general surgeon and Bariatric Surgery specialist who has performed over 6,000 bariatric procedures. His area of surgical specialty includes - Robotic bariatric surgery, Laparoscopic bariatric surgery, Colon resection, Diagnostic laparoscopy for malignancy or chronic pain, Paraoesophageal hernia repair, and Surgical treatment of inflammatory bowel disease. Dr. Brown is currently serving the Denver, Colorado area.

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Why These Bariatric Surgeons?

Our missions is to help you discover the top weight loss surgeons of Colorado. Below you'll find our hand-picked list of top bariatric surgeons in Colorado. Narrow your to these regions in Colorado:


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Our Selection Criteria:

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 various weight loss surgeries.

3. Empathy

Surgeons with the professionalism and empathy to provide the best service to those seek obesity treatments.

Bariatric Surgery FAQs

The cost of bariatric surgery is highly dependent on many factors such as location and insurance coverage. The average cost of bariatric surgery in Colorado can range anywhere from under $5,000 to over $30,000, depending on the procedure in question. Learn more about the cost of bariatric surgery in Colorado here.

It is crucial that you consult your doctor before beginning any intensive physical activity after weight loss surgery. However, you can general expect to start exercising within six weeks.

Whether or not your procedure will be covered by insurance depends on your insurance and healthcare providers.

Patients will receive anesthesia before going in for a procedure, meaning that it is unlikely that they will feel any pain. However, pain or discomfort may be felt during the recovery period, depending on the individual and the procedure they had done.