Illinois

Best Bariatric Surgeons in Illinois

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

Illinois features a median age of 38.3 years, amongst a population of 12.7 million, and a median household income of $65,030 (as of 2018). The median household income saw an increase of 3.24% from the previous year, while the population declined by 0.476%. The patient to primary healthcare physician ratio is significantly lower, compared to the neighboring states of Illinois, including Kentucky, Indiana, Missouri, and Iowa.

The patient to clinician or primary healthcare physician ratio in the state of Illinois is 1,240:1. It is a 0.322% decline from the previous year. In 2014, the average or per capita spending on healthcare, in Illinois, was $18,262. The number showed a 4.44% improvement from the previous year. Personal healthcare spending per Medicare enrollee is $11,116.

In the case of Medicaid, the per enrollee personal healthcare spending is $4,959. Private insurance spending (per enrollee) on personal healthcare is $4,875.

The adult obesity rates in different counties of Illinois range between 23% to 37.3%. Stephenson County has the highest rate of adult obesity, ranging between 34.5% to 37.3%.

Depending on the procedure, the average cost of bariatric surgery in the state starts from $14,000. Medicaid covers bariatric surgery if the patient meets the set criteria and does not have any health issues that are a barrier to the surgery.

6.81% of Illinois’s population does not have health coverage. 93.2% of the population is insured, 0.901% is covered by military/VA plans, 10.6% relies on non-group plans, 11.7% on Medicare, 17.7% using Medicaid, and 52.3% covered by employee plans. In Illinois, 11.2% of the adults did not see a doctor in 12 months due to the cost involved.

BEST BARIATRIC SURGEONS Illinois
2021
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Why these Illinois Bariatric Surgeons?

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

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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 various weight loss surgeries.
  • 3. Empathy
    Surgeons with the professionalism and empathy to provide the best service to those seek obesity treatments.

Dr. VAFA SHAYANI, M.D.

Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Shayani, MD, is a board-certified general surgeon with more than 20 years of surgical experience. He has performed more than 4000 bariatric..

911 North Elm Street, Suite 102 Hinsdale, IL 60521

DR. CHRISTOPHER CRAWFORD, M.D.

Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Crawford, MD, is a board-certified general surgeon and a specialist in Gastroenterological Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, and Minimally Invasive..

13430 North Meridian Street Suite 275 Carmel, IN 46032

DR. JOHN CHEREGI, M.D.

Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Cheregi, MD is a board-certified general surgeon with a specialty in bariatric surgery. He has more than 13 years of surgical experience. Apart..

802 Fox Glen Court Barrington, IL

DR. AARON SIEGEL, M.D.

Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Siegel, MD, is a board-certified general surgeon with more than 25 years of surgical experience. His area of surgical skills includes - Bariatric..

General Surgeon: 1995 to Present Lake County Surgeons Gurnee, IL

DR. DANIEL B. WOOL, M.D.

Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Wool, MD, FACS, is a board-certified general surgeon with more than 12 years of experience. He is highly skilled in trauma and critical care. His..

27750 West Highway 22, Suite 130, Barrington, IL 60010

DR. HSIN –YI CHANG, M.D.

Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Chang, MD, is a board-certified general surgeon with expertise in minimally invasive surgery and more than 18 years of surgical experience. Her..

802 Fox Glen Court Barrington, IL

DR. CHRISTOPHER D. JOYCE, M.D.

Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Joyce, MD, FACS, is a board-certified general surgeon with more than 34 years of surgical experience and is a specialist in weight loss and..

BMI Surgery SC 1890 Silver Cross Boulevard, Suite 260 New Lenox, IL

DR. SOFIANE EL DJOUZI, M.D.

Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Djouzi, MD, MS, MBA, FRCS, FACS, is a board-certified general surgeon with a specialization in Bariatric Surgery and General Surgery. He is an..

14407 SW 2nd Place, Suite F-3, Newberry, FL, 32669

DR. JUAQUITO (JAY) M. JORGE, M.D.

Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Jorge, MD, is a board-certified general surgeon who served his country for six years on active duty as a Navy Corpsman. He is a Bariatric Surgeon..

New Hope Surgical 1950 N Harlem Ave Elmwood Park IL 60707

DR. RYAN HEADLEY, M.D.

Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Headly, MD, is a board-certified general surgeon with more than 14 years of experience. He is skilled in surgeries from basic appendectomies to..

3340 South Oak Park Avenue Suite 309 Berwyn, IL 60402