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

Almost 4.33 million people reside in the Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI region. The residents have a median household income of $60,513. The same has increased by 3.6% between 2017 and 2018. In this region, every primary care physician sees 1254 patients each year.

The number has seen a 0.804% increase since 2017. The number is significantly lower than the neighboring regions of Ohio and Indiana. Yet, it is higher than the ratio of patients to clinicians, in Minnesota.

The ratio of people suffering from adult obesity in Detroit is 38.1%%, which is fairly high compared to the other counties surrounding it.

5% of the region's population does not have health coverage, which is quite low and impressive. 95% of the population in this region is insured, 0.673% is covered by military/VA plans, 11.2% relies on non-group plans, 12.3% on Medicare, 20.1% using Medicaid, and 50.8% covered by employee plans.

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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.

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Detroit Weight Loss Surgery

Our missions is to help you discover the top weight loss surgeons of Detroit. Below you'll find our hand-picked list of top bariatric surgeons in Detroit, MI. Also, consider expanding your search to bariatric surgeons in Grand Rapids.

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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

Whether or not bariatric surgery is worth considering depends on a number of factors including patient BMI, budget, insurance coverage, medical history, and much more. However, many patients do see significant improvements to their health because of bariatric surgery.

Bariatric surgery in Detroit can cost anywhere from $5,300 to $56,000 before insurance, depending on the specific procedure. However, it is important to note that the cost of bariatric surgery will vary greatly depending on the individual procedure, insurance coverage, and the doctor's office you consult.

For the first few weeks after surgery, patients will go on a strictly liquid diet, before transitioning to soft and pureed foods, and eventually working their way back up to solid food.

While generally considered a safe procedure, bleeding, blood clots, and infection are all complications that are associated with it.