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

With a population of 10 million, Michigan features a median age of 39.8 years and a median household income of $56,697 (as of 2018). The median household income in the state saw an increase of 3.26% from the previous year.

In 2014, the average or per capita spending on healthcare, in Michigan, was $8,055. The spending amount showed a 4% increase from the previous year. Personal healthcare spending per enrollee Medicare is $11,318. In the case of Medicaid, the per enrollee personal healthcare spending is $5,915. Private insurance spending per enrollee, on personal healthcare, is $3,950.

The patient to clinician or primary healthcare physician ratio in the state of Michigan is 1,254:1. The ratio is higher compared to that in Minnesota but significantly lower than the neighboring states of Indiana and Ohio. It is also a 0.804% increase from the previous year.

The adult obesity rates in different counties of Michigan range between 22.9% to 39.8%. Saginaw County has the highest rate of adult obesity, ranging between 36.9% to 39.8%.

The average cost of bariatric surgery in Michigan may be lower or higher than $17,000 depending on the procedure.

94.8% of Michigan’s population has health coverage. 5.17% of the population is uninsured, 0.891% is on military/VA plans, 11.9% on non-group plans, 12.9% on Medicare, 18.8% using Medicaid, and 50.3% on employee plans. If we look at regular health checkup statistics, across different counties of Michigan, 12.8% of the adults did not see a doctor in 12 months due to the costs involved.

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14650 E Old US Highway 12 Ste 201 Chelsea, Michigan 48118-1801

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Obeid, MD, is a board-certified general surgeon with a specialization in Bariatric Surgery and General Surgery. He has more than 14 years of experience and is an expert in laparoscopic and minimally invasive surgery, bariatric/metabolic surgery, foregut, gallbladder disease, abdominal wall hernia, and groin hernia surgeries. Dr. Obeid is currently serving the Detroit, Michigan area.

6300 North Haggerty Road, Suite 100 Canton, MI 48187

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Bacal, MD, is a board-certified general surgeon and a Bariatric Surgery, Breast Surgery, and Endocrine Surgery specialist. He has more than 29 years of surgical experience and is highly skilled in – laparoscopic surgeries, other minimally invasive surgeries, and bariatric surgeries. Dr. Bacal is located in Detroit, Michigan.

2799 W Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48202

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Genaw, MD, is a board-certified surgeon specializing in Minimally Invasive Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery, and other weight loss procedures. Dr. Genaw is currently serving the Detroit, Michigan area and has over 31 years of experience.

135 S Prospect St. Ypsilanti, MI 48198

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Taylor, MD, FACS, FASMBS is a board-certified General Surgeon and a specialist in bariatric surgery, currently located in Detroit, Michigan. He has more than 20 years of surgical experience and has performed over 4,000 bariatric procedures in his career. Apart from general and bariatric surgery, he is skilled in handling trauma surgeries and advanced laparoscopic surgeries.

1380 Coolidge Hwy, Suite 200 Troy, MI 48084

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Chengelis, MD, is a board-certified general and bariatric surgeon with more than 36 years of experience, currently located in Detroit, Michigan. His area of expertise includes – advanced minimally invasive laparoscopic procedures, gallbladder, hernias, and gastrointestinal reflux surgeries along with various bariatric surgeries like gastric sleeve and gastric bypass.

1385 E 12 Mile Rd, Suite 200, Madison Heights, MI, 48071

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Wood, MD, FACS is a board-certified general surgeon and Bariatric Surgery specialist with many years of experience, currently located in Detroit, Michigan. He has performed countless weight-loss surgeries and his area of surgical expertise includes - Minimally Invasive Surgery, laparoscopic/robotic and open Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, laparoscopic/robotic sleeve gastrectomy, robotic duodenal switch and laparoscopic adjustable gastric band.

2060 E. Paris Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Baker, MD, FACS is a board-certified general surgeon and a specialist in bariatric surgery, advanced laparoscopic surgery, and endoscopic sclerotherapy. He has extensive experience and is skilled in - bariatric surgery, critical care, endoscopy, and minimally invasive surgery, and is currently serving the Grand Rapids, Michigan area.

1325 East Sherman Blvd Muskegon, MI 49444

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Gluck, DO, is a board-certified general surgeon specialized in Bariatric Surgery with more than 20 years of experience. He has performed more than 7000 weight loss surgeries and his area of expertise includes - Laparoscopic Surgeries, Revision Bariatric surgeries, Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, and Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy. Dr Gluck is based out of Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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Michigan Weight Loss Surgery

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

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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

As long as a patient adheres to a new diet and lifestyle changes, bariatric surgery will be permanent. However, if these lifestyle changes are not maintained, weight regaining is common.

The cost of bariatric surgery will vary depending on factors such as location, healthcare and insurance providers, and the specific procedure involved. Generally, patients in Michigan can expect to pay $10,000-$55,000 before insurance.

Serious physical activity should be avoided during the recovery phase, which can last between 2-6 weeks. It is essential to get approval from your doctor before beginning any exercise routine.

Yes, bariatric surgery is a big financial commitment that will require prolonged lifestyle changes in order to maintain results.