Best Bariatric Surgeons in Georgia
Discover the Top Bariatric Surgeons in Georgia with our hand-picked list.
As of 2018, Georgia was home to 10.5 million residents. The median household income was $58,756. It displayed a 4.58% growth from the median household income in 2017. Patients to primary care physician ratio in Georgia was 1,519:1 in 2018, a 0.459% increase from the previous year.
Compared to neighboring states of South Carolina, North Carolina, and Tennessee, the ratio is high. As of 2014, the average Medicaid spending in personal healthcare, per enrollee, was $10,429. Average spending on personal healthcare from private insurance (per enrollee) was $4,406. Average Medicare spending on personal healthcare, per enrollee, was $5,199. The total average personal healthcare spending in 2014 was $6,587, in the state of Georgia.
The adult obesity rates range between 21.8% to 39.5% across counties in Georgia state. These are extremely alarming rates. The highest prevalence of adult obesity in Georgia is in the Rockdale country, with the rate being 35.7% to 39.5%. The cost of bariatric surgery in Georgia starts at $16,00, depending on the procedure opted for.
Around 13.4% of the population of Georgia has no health coverage. Between 2016 and 2017, the rate of uninsured individuals grew by 3.77%, again a cause of concern. Out of the total population, 46.9% have employer-provided health coverage. 14.6% of the population relies on Medicaid, 9.9% on Medicare, and 12.7% on non-group health insurance.
The percentage of adults who haven’t seen a doctor within the past 12 months is 16.6%. This is primarily due to the cost of healthcare.
Top Bariatric Surgeons:
Georgia Weight Loss Surgery
Our missions is to help you discover the top weight loss surgeons of Georgia. Below you'll find our hand-picked list of top bariatric surgeons in Georgia. Narrow your search to these regions in Georgia: Atlanta Bariatric Surgeons.
1. EducationWe list only the most qualified bariatric professionals who have accreditations, awards, and licensing.
2. ExperienceVast surgical experience in laparoscopic bariatric surgery and general surgery is a must. Must have the necessary practical experience for various weight loss surgeries.
3. EmpathySurgeons with the professionalism and empathy to provide the best service to those seek obesity treatments.
Dr. Procter Jr., MD, is a board-certified general surgeon, who is a specialist in Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, and..
3193 Howell Mill Rd NW in the West Paces Ferry/Northside district of Atlanta, Georgia, 30327