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

Cleveland was home to 0.384 million individuals, as of 2018. Ohio has the 11th highest obesity rate in the nation. The state's obesity rate grew between 2016 and 2017 and now sits at 33.8 percent for adults.

Some clinics in Cleveland cover bariatric surgeries with employer insurance. Bariatric surgery can cost between $20,000 and $25,000 and several studies show that an employer will recoup that money in about four years.

For the patient, savings in prescriptions and doctor visits, and the prevention of complications from diabetes, such as foot ulcers, retinal damage, or the need for a kidney can be highly beneficial.

Around 5.06% of the population of Cleveland-Elyria region has no health coverage. Out of the total population, 50.9% have employer provided health coverage.

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1900 23rd Street, Suite 403 Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44223

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Chlysta, MD, FACS, FASMBS, is a board-certified general surgeon with more than 30 years of experience, currently serving the greater Cleveland, Ohio area. He has performed more than 1,000 bariatric surgeries and specializes in- Advanced Laparoscopy, Robotic surgery, Surgical endoscopy, Diagnostic and therapeutic ERCP, and Minimally invasive heartburn surgery.

36100 Euclid Avenue, Suite 170 Willoughby, Ohio 44094

Dr. Ben-Meir, MD, FACS, is a board-certified general surgeon with more than 22 years of experience, currently located in Cleveland, Ohio. He has specialized in Bariatric Medicine, Bariatric Surgery, and Colorectal Surgery apart from General Surgery. He has done more than 4,000 laparoscopic bariatric procedures including open and Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass; Laparoscopic Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding - Allergan LAP-BAND and Realize Band, and revision surgeries.

7740 Washington Village Dr Ste 110 Dayton, OH 45459

General Surgery
Dr. Augusta, D.O, is a general and bariatric surgeon specialist with more than 12 years of experience, currently serving the greater Ohio area, including those located in Cleveland. He is skilled in Advanced Laparoscopic Bariatric and General Surgery. His area of specialty is Esophageal Surgery, Obesity-related surgery, and Laparoscopic Surgical Procedures.

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Cleveland 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 Cleveland area based on our three phase methodology. Also see nearby bariatric surgeons in Columbus, OH and Cincinnati, OH.

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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

While bariatric surgery can serve as a great tool for weight loss, it is not a necessary procedure. Weight loss can be achieved through a variety of methods, including dieting and exercise.

The cost of bariatric surgery will vary depending on the specific procedure involved. To learn more about the cost of bariatric surgery in Ohio, click here.

Many insurance providers will cover weight loss surgery, however, it is important to check with your specific provider.