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

St. Louis in Missouri state represents a population of 2.8 million people. The residents have a median age of 39.6 years and earn a median salary of $62,790. St. Louis has a 1,240:1 ratio of patients to primary care physicians. This ratio represents a 0.322% decrease from the previous year. Compared to the neighboring regions of Iowa, Indiana, and Kentucky, the ratio of patients to primary care physicians is low in St. Louis, which is really good.

The adult obesity rate across St. Louis is 28.2%.

In terms of health coverage, St. Louis has a low ratio of uninsured individuals at 6.34%. 55.5% of the population has employer coverage, 11.7% are on Medicaid, 13.3% on Medicare, 1.64% on military or VA coverage, and 11.6% have non-group health insurance.

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12152 Tesson Ferry Road, Ste B, St. Louis, MO- 63128.

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Chinnappan, MD, FACS, FASMBS, FRCS (Lon) is a board-certified general surgeon specialized in Bariatric Surgery and Laparoscopic Surgery with more than 14 years of bariatric experience in the St. Louis, Missouri, area. Dr. Chinnappan has performed thousands of bariatric surgeries. He is skilled in Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric bypass, Gastric Balloon, Endoscopic Revision surgery, Lap band, and revision weight loss procedures.

2355 Dougherty Ferry Rd, Suite#430 St Louis, MO 63122

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Minkin, DO, FACOS, FASMBS, is a general surgeon specializing in minimally invasive abdominal and bariatric surgery and has more than two decades of experience in the St. Louis, Missouri area. He has done over 4,000 bariatric operations and is skilled in advanced laparoscopic surgical procedures and is proficient in upper and lower endoscopy as well.

10296 Big Bend Rd Ste 206 St. Louis, MO 63122

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Snow, MD, is a board-certified general surgeon and a specialist in Bariatric Surgery with more than 15 years of experience, currently located in St. Louis, Missouri. He is highly skilled in surgeries of Gastric Banding, Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, Revision/Conversion of Prior Procedures, and Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy.

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St. Louis Weight Loss Surgery

Our missions is to help you discover the top weight loss surgeons of St. Louis, MO. Below you'll find our hand-picked list of top bariatric surgeons in St. Louis. Also, consider expanding your search to bariatric surgeons in Kansas City.

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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 in St. Louis can cost anywhere from $5,900 all the way to $60,000, however it all depends on a variety of factors such as insurance coverage and the specific procedure involved. For more information about the cost of bariatric surgery in Missouri, click here.

Whether or not insurance will cover bariatric surgery depends on your healthcare and insurance providers. While many insurance providers will offer coverage for weight loss surgeries, it's important to check with your specific provider.

While bariatric surgery is generally considered a safe procedure, there are certain complications and risks associated with it. Specifically, blood clotting, bleeding, and infections are all complications associated with weight loss surgery.