List of the best weight loss surgeons in Miami, Florida with our comprehensive list.

With a population of 2.76 million (as of 2018), the Miami-Dade region features a median age of 40.1 years and a median household income of $52,205. Miami-Dade County has a 1,246:1 ratio of patients to primary care physicians. This ratio represents a 0.972% increase from the previous year. Compared to the neighboring regions of Broward County, Collier County, and Monroe County, the ratio of patients to primary care physicians is low in Miami-Dade County.

Adult obesity rate across the region is 21.2%. If we compare it to the rest of Florida, the rate is pretty low. The prevalence of adult obesity ranges between 18.8% to 40.7% in Florida State.

In terms of health coverage, the region has a very high ratio of uninsured individuals at 17.2%. 34.7% of the population has employer coverage, 23.2% are on Medicaid, 9% on Medicare, 0.601% on military or VA coverage, and 15.3% have non-group health insurance.

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9960 Central Park Blvd. N Suite 235 Boca Raton, FL 33428

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Shillingford, MD, PA, is a board-certified General Surgeon and a Bariatric Surgery specialist with more than 4000 procedures on record. His area of expertise in bariatric surgery includes - gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, lap band surgery, and revision surgery. He is certified in DaVinci Robotic Surgery and is located in Miami, Florida.

16215 Jog Rd Suite 204, Delray Beach, FL 33446

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Podolsky, MD, is a board-certified general surgeon with more than a decade of experience, currently located in Miami, Florida. She is skilled in procedures like – Appendectomy, Bariatric Surgery, Breast Reconstruction, Cholecystectomy, Thoracoscopy, Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal, Laparoscopic Appendectomy, Spleen Surgery, and Small Bowel Resection.

5800 Colonial Drive Suite 108 Margate, FL 33063

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Wizman, MD, FACS, FARCS(C), FASMBS, is a general surgeon with more than 32 years of experience and has completed over 10,000 cases. He is an accomplished bariatric surgeon with expertise in laparoscopic gastric bypass, laparoscopic gastric band, laparoscopic gastric sleeve, and laparoscopic revisional bariatric surgery. He is located in Miami, Florida.

11410 N. Kendall Drive, Suite B308, Miami, FL 33176

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Bello, MD, FACS, FASMBS, is a board-certified general surgeon and a specialist in Acute Care Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Gastroenterological Surgery, and Therapy Endoscopy. His area of surgical skills apart from general surgeries includes - bariatric surgery, reflux surgery, and specialized procedures using a flexible endoscope. He is located in Miami, Florida.

777 E 25th Street Ste 420 Hialeah, FL 33013

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Andrade, MD, FASMBS, is a board-certified general surgeon and specialist in Bariatric Surgery with more than 23 years of experience. His area of surgical expertise includes - Minimally Invasive Laparoscopic Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Hernia Repair, Gastrointestinal Interventional Endoscopy, Gastric Banding, Gastric Bypass, and Gastric Sleeve Surgery. Dr. Andrade is located in Miami, Florida.

9380 SW 150th St #250, Miami, FL 33176

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Gomez, M.D., FACS, FASMBS, is a board-certified general surgeon with more than 20 years of surgical experience, currently operating out of Miami, Florida. His area of surgical expertise includes - gastric sleeve, bypass, banding, and advanced colorectal surgeries, hiatal hernia, endoscopic minimally invasive procedures, and endoscopic revisions surgeries.

6705 SW 57th Avenue, Suite 416 Miami, Florida 33143

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Whittwell, MD, FACS, FASMBS, is a board-certified General and Critical Care Surgeon with more than 44 years of experience. His area of expertise includes – Bariatric Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Gastric Surgery, Colon Surgery, Gallbladder Surgery, Hernia Surgery, and Bariatric Revision Surgeries. Dr. Whittwell is currently serving the greater Miami, Florida area.

8950 N Kendall Drive Suite 601 West Miami FL 33176

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Gonzalez, MD, is a ​board-certified general surgeon and specialist in laparoscopic surgery and bariatric surgery in Miami, Florida. He has more than 24 years of surgical experience in Bariatric Surgery and Robotic Surgery. He is skilled in performing gastric bypass, adjustable gastric banding, sleeve gastrectomy, and gastric balloon procedures.

3650 Northwest 82nd Ave. #302 Doral, FL 33166

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Munoz, MD, is a board-certified general surgeon with a specialization in Bariatric Surgery and General Surgery. He has more than 25 years of experience. He is an expert in Gastric Bypass, Gastric Band, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Weight Loss Surgery Revisions, Anti-Reflux Surgery, Advanced Bariatric, and Foregut Surgery. Dr. Munoz is located in Miami, Florida.

7330 SW 62nd Place, Suite 210, South Miami

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Keshavarzi, MD, FACS, is a board-certified general surgeon and a Bariatric Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, and Robotic Surgery specialist with more than 19 years of experience. His surgical expertise includes - gallstones, GERD, Laparoscopic/Robotic Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Balloon, Robotic Cholecystectomy, Robotic Inguinal, Ventral, and Umbilical Hernias, and Reflux Surgeries. Dr. Keshavarzi is currently serving the Miami, Florida area.

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Miami Weight Loss Surgery

Our mission is to connect you with the leading bariatric surgeons locally in Miami, Florida. We've sifted through the leading weight loss surgeons around the Jacksonville based based on our methodology.

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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 patients.

3. Empathy

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

Bariatric Surgery FAQs

While swimming can be a great way to get exercise after your surgery, it is important to ensure that you have fully recovered before doing so. This process can take anywhere from 4-6 weeks, but it is best to consult your doctor.

The cost of bariatric surgery can change drastically based on things such as insurance coverage, location, and the specific procedure in question. Generally, patients can expect to pay between $10,000 to $33,000 for bariatric surgery in Miami. Learn more about the cost of bariatric surgery in Miami.

While many insurance providers will cover bariatric surgery, this depends on your specific insurance provider, as well as your doctor's office.

Yes, bariatric surgery is a big and lifelong commitment, that requires lifestyle changes to ensure patient success.