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

According to data from the 2018 survey, Massachusetts is home to 6.9 million people, a 0.617% growth from the previous year. The median salary of Massachusetts residents is $79,835. The median age of the residents is 39.5 years. The number saw a 3.17% growth from the previous year.

In 2014, the per capita personal healthcare spending in the state was $10,559. This was a 2.78% increase from the previous year. Medicaid spending per enrollee was $8,922, while private health insurance spending per enrollee was $5,302. Per enrollee, Medicare spending on personal healthcare was $11,899 between 2013 and 2014.

Massachusetts has a 954:1 ratio of patients to primary care physicians. If we compare to the neighboring states, the ratio is pretty impressive in Massachusetts. Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Connecticut and New York have the comparatively higher patient to clinician ratios. On the other hand, Vermont features an even lower ratio of patients to clinicians. In Massachusetts, this ratio represents a 0.421% increase from the previous year.

Adult obesity rates across different counties of Massachusetts ranges between 18.0% to 29.2%. The county with the highest adult obesity rate, i.e. 27.5% to 29.2% is Bristol county.

In terms of health coverage, Massachusetts has an impressive ratio of uninsured individuals at 2.8%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of uninsured individuals in the state grew by 10.1%. Approximately 8.8% of the population in Massachusetts did not visit a doctor in 12 months due to cost. 12.4% of the population has non-group health insurance coverage, 19.1% are on Medicaid, Medicare covers 10.9% of the population, 0.752% are on military or VA coverage and finally, employer health insurance coverage is available to 54.1% of the population.

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54 Baker Avenue Extension #200, Concord, MA 01742

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Doyon, MD, is a board-certified general surgeon specialized in Bariatric Surgery, and Obesity Medicine with extensive surgical experience, currently located in Boston, Massachusetts. Her clinical interests are - Laparoscopic surgery, weight loss surgery, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass, repair of Hernias, and Gastrointestinal Surgery

21 Village Square Chelmsford, MA 01824

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Shen, MD, FACS, is a board-certified general surgeon with more than 21 years of surgical experience. He is highly skilled in - Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band, Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery, Minimally invasive surgery, and Robotic Surgery. He has performed over 2000 laparoscopic-bariatric surgeries till now. Dr. Shen is located in Boston, Massachusetts.

21 Village Square Chelmsford, MA 01824

Precision Surgical Specialists
Dr. Shore, MD, FACS is a board-certified general surgeon specialized in Bariatric Surgery, Breast Surgery, Gastroenterological Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, and Robotic Surgery with more than 20 years of experience. Her clinical interest includes – Breast Health, Robotic Surgery, Breast Surgery, and Bariatric Surgery. Dr. Shore is currently serving the Boston, Massachusetts area.

10 Members Way - Suite 302, Dover, NH 03820

Dr. Takla, MD, is a board-certified general surgeon specializing in minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgery with extensive surgical experience. His area of surgical expertise includes – hernias, reflux disease, appendix, diverticulitis, gallbladder disease, gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and revision weight-loss surgeries. Dr. Takla serves the greater Massachusetts area.

732 Harrison Avenue 2nd Floor Boston, MA 02118

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Hess is the Chief of Minimally Invasive and Weight Loss Surgery and Chief of General Surgery at Boston Medical Center. He received his medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Dr. Hess completed general surgery residency and a fellowship in surgical oncology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and has been in practice for more than 25 years. His expertise includes laparoscopic bariatric surgery, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass, and revisional bariatric surgery. Dr. Hess is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine and directs the Boston Medical Center General Surgery Residency Program.

732 Harrison Ave 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02118, United States

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Brian J. Carmine is a board-certified general surgeon with over 20 years of experience. He is currently affiliated with several hospitals in the Boston area, including Boston Medical Center (BMC) and Boston Children's Hospital. Dr. Carmine is known for his expertise in minimally invasive and bariatric surgery, with a particular focus on laparoscopic bariatric surgery, revisional bariatric surgery, and robotic surgery. He is also passionate about general surgery and complex hernia repair.

1 Boston Medical Center Pl Boston, MA 02118

Bariatric Surgeon
Joshua Davies, MD, is a general and minimally invasive surgeon at Boston Medical Center and an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine. He has specific expertise and interests in hernia surgery and abdominal wall reconstruction for complicated abdominal wall and flank hernias, with a focus on tailoring surgery to the individual patient's specific needs and goals. In addition, Dr. Davies manages and treats a wide breadth of general surgery diseases and disorders. He is an active member in a number of national surgical and hernia societies.

Department of Surgery, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, United States

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Luise I. Pernar is a highly qualified and experienced general and bariatric surgeon based in Boston, Massachusetts. She holds a Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree and a Master of Health Professions Education (MHPE), demonstrating her commitment to both patient care and surgical education. Dr. Pernar is passionate about minimally invasive and bariatric surgery, offering patients cutting-edge techniques for improved outcomes and faster recovery times.

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Massachusetts Weight Loss Surgery

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

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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

Bariatric surgery is meant to surgically alter the digestive system to aid patients with weight loss.

Generally, bariatric surgery is considered a safe procedure. However, as with all medical procedures, there certain risks and complications associated with bariatric surgery such as bleeding, infection, or blood clots.

In general, bariatric surgery in Massachusetts can range from $10,000 all the way up to $55,000. However, the actual cost of your procedure will depend on a variety of factors such as you healthcare and insurance providers, location, and the specific procedure you choose. For more information about the cost of bariatric surgery in Massachusetts, click here.

Yes, bariatric surgery is an increasingly common procedure, with hundreds of thousands of people worldwide undergoing bariatric surgery annually.