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

Looking at the 2018 survey, Portland houses 0.653 million residents. In Portland, 37% of the adult population is overweight, 20.1% of adults are obese, and only 28.3% of adults consume fruits and vegetables five or more times per day. Additionally, 15.3% of Portland high school students are overweight or obese.

Depending on the type of procedure you choose, bariatric surgery can cost anywhere between $16,000 and $30,000 in Portland. Health insurance may cover the procedure under certain circumstances. The final cost of bariatric surgery depends on your insurance coverage (and deductibles) and the procedure performed.

The Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro region has a median ratio of uninsured individuals at 6.19%. 53.1% of the population has employer coverage, 16.1% are on Medicaid, 10.6% on Medicare, 1.07% on military or VA coverage and 13% have non-group health insurance. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of uninsured individuals in the state grew by 16.1%, which is slightly alarming.

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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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Portland 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 Portland 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 cost of bariatric surgery will depend on a variety of factors such as insurance coverage and the specific procedure involved. Generally, you can expect to pay anywhere from under $10,000 to over $80,000 before insurance.

While bariatric surgery is a great tool for weight loss, it is not guaranteed to work. The success of bariatric surgery will depend on a patient's ability to adhere to post-operative diets and lifestyle changes.