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

Oregon features a median age of 39.6 years, amongst a population of 4.19 million and median household income of $63,426, as of 2018. The median household income saw an increase of 5.34% from the previous year, while the population increased by 1.16%. The patient to primary healthcare physician ratio in Oregon is significantly lower, compared to the neighboring states of Washington, California, Idaho, and Nevada.

The patient to clinician or primary healthcare physician ratio in the state of Oregon is 1,070:1. It is a 0.187% increase from the previous year. In 2014, the average or per capita spending on healthcare, in Oregon, was $8,044. The number showed a 7.73% increase from the previous year. Personal healthcare spending per Medicare enrollee is $8,942. In the case of Medicaid, the per enrollee personal healthcare spending is $7,185. Private insurance spending (per enrollee) on personal healthcare is $4,232.

The adult obesity rates in different counties of Oregon range between 19.7% to 35.6%. Linn County has the highest rate of adult obesity, ranging between 33.3% to 35.6%.

Depending on the procedure, the cost of bariatric surgery in the state starts from $16,000.

6.84% of Oregon’s population does not have health coverage. 93.2% of the population is insured, 1.52% is covered by military/VA plans, 14.1% relies on non-group plans, 12.7% on Medicare, 19.2% using Medicaid, and 45.7% covered by employee plans. In Oregon, 11% of the adults did not see a doctor in 12 months due to the cost involved.

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825 NE 20th Ave #340, Portland, OR 97232

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Patterson, MD, FACS, FRCSC, is a board-certified general who has more than 31 years of experience, currently operating out Portland, Oregon. She has performed over 4,000 laparoscopic bariatric surgeries throughout her career. Her area of expertise includes – Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Bands, Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass, and Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy.

254 NE Norton Lane McMinnville, OR 97128

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Thompson, MD, is a board-certified general surgeon with more than 12 years of experience, currently serving the greater Portland, Oregon area. Her area of clinical interest includes - bariatric surgery, anti-reflux surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, gallbladder surgery, hernia repair, and endoscopy. She is skilled in performing - Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy and Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, as well as revisional bariatric surgery, including Gastric Band Removal.

Salem Hospital 890 Oak Street SE Salem, OR 97301

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Nair, MD, is a board-certified general surgeon with more than 32 years of experience. His area of surgical focus is the organs within the abdomen, including the stomach and colon and the repair or removal of damaged or diseased tissues. Dr. Nair is currently serving the greater Portland, Oregon area.

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Oregon Weight Loss Surgery

Our mission is to connect you with the leading bariatric surgeons in Oregon. We've hand-picked these top weight loss surgeons in. Oregon. Find Bariatric Surgeons in Portland, OR.

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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.

3. Empathy

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

Bariatric Surgery FAQs

The cost of bariatric surgery will vary greatly depending on the exact procedure involved, as well as factors such as insurance coverage and patient location. Generally, bariatric surgery in Oregon will range from $16,900 - $30,000.

Bariatric surgery is generally considered a safe procedure, however, there are certain risks associated with it, as with all medical procedures. Bleeding, blood clots, and infection are all complications associated with bariatric surgery.