We reviewed all the Bariatric Surgeons serving the greater Charlotte area, and picked the top picks based on experience, education, and empathy.

If we look at data from 2018, Charlotte had a population of 0.87 million people. The adult obesity rate in Charlotte was 33.0% (in 2018). The alarmingly high rate also indicates other health-related problems.

The cost of bariatric surgery in the region largely depends on the type of procedure and how long you’re required to stay under supervision. It may range between $17,000 to $30,000 in Charlotte. The cost can be significantly reduced when covered with insurance. Yet, only when certain specific conditions are met, insurance covers the procedure.

The Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia region has 10.2%, uninsured individuals. 12.6% of the population has non-group health insurance coverage, 14% are on Medicaid, Medicare covers 10.2% of the population, 1.42% are on military or VA coverage and finally, employer health insurance coverage is available to 51.7% of the population.

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2630 East Seventh Street, Suite 100 Charlotte, NC 28204

Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Gersin, MD, FACS, FASMBS, is a board-certified general surgeon with more than 33 years of experience, currently serving the greater Charlotte, NC area. His area of expertise includes – laparoscopic bypass, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, and laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding. His surgical skills also include – Gallbladder Surgery, Gastric Bypass, Polyps, Gallstones Surgery, Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery, and Diverticulitis.

415 N. Center Street, Suite 102, Hickory, NC 28601

Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Hata, MD, FACS, is a board-certified general surgeon with a specialization in Bariatric Surgery and Laparoscopic Surgery, currently located in Charlotte, North Carolina. He has more than 24 years of surgical experience. His area of expertise includes laparoscopic gastrointestinal surgery, cancer surgery, colon surgery, general surgery of gallbladder, hernia, anti-reflux surgery, etc., as well as surgical weight loss procedures.

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Charlotte Weight Loss Surgery

Our mission is to connect you with the leading bariatric surgeons locally. We've hand-picked the top Bariatric Surgeons in the greater Charlotte area based on our three phase methodology.

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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

3. Empathy

Surgeons with the professionalism and empathy to provide the best service to those seek obesity treatments.

Bariatric Surgery FAQs

The first few weeks of the recovery phase will typically consist entirely of liquids, before transitioning onto soft and pureed foods. Towards the end of the recovery period, patients will be able slowly move back to eating solid foods.

Whether or not you can afford bariatric surgery will depend on a variety of factors such as insurance coverage, patient location, and the exact procedure that you choose. Generally, patients in Charlotte can expect to pay between $6,000-$64,500 before insurance depending on the procedure.