Best Bariatric Surgeons in Missouri
Discover the Top Bariatric Surgeons in Missouri with our hand-picked list.
As of 2018, Missouri had a population of 6.13 million residents. The median household income was $54,478. This is a 1.68% increase from the median household income in 2017. The average personal healthcare spending in 2014 was $8,107, in the state of Missouri. This was a 3.14% increase from the previous year, i.e. 2013.
Average spending on personal healthcare from private insurance (per enrollee) was $4,354. Average Medicare spending on personal healthcare, per enrollee, was $10,457. Average Medicaid spending in personal healthcare, per enrollee, was $9,413. Patients to primary care physician ratio in Missouri was 1,418:1 in 2018, a 0.0706% increase from the previous year.
The adult obesity rates range between 24.2% to 39.3% across counties in Missouri state. The highest prevalence of adult obesity in Missouri is in the DeKalb county, with the rate being 36.8% to 39.3%. The average cost of bariatric surgery in Missouri is $3,500 if covered by insurance and $19,333 if self paid. Missouri Medicaid covers bariatric surgery. There are certain restrictions though, that apply.
Around 9.14% of the population of Missouri has no health coverage. Out of the total population, 50.3% have employer provided health coverage. Between 2016 and 2017, the rate of uninsured individuals grew by 2.68%. Across different counties of Missouri, the percentage of adults who haven’t seen a doctor within the past 12 months is 13.4%. This is majorly due to the high costs of healthcare.
Top Bariatric Surgeons:
Missouri Weight Loss Surgery
Our missions is to help you discover the top weight loss surgeons of Missouri. Below you'll find our hand-picked list of top bariatric surgeons in Missouri. Narrow your search to these regions in Missouri: St Louis Bariatric Surgeons and Kansas City 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.