Best Bariatric Surgeons in Portland

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.

Top Bariatric Surgeons:

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.

Reviewed Curated Top Picks 12 8 3
  • 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 Surgeon

Dr. Nair, MD, is a board-certified general surgeon with more than 28 years of experience. His area of surgical focus is the organs within the..

Salem Hospital 890 Oak Street SE Salem, OR 97301


Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Thompson, MD, is a board-certified general surgeon with more than 8 years of experience. Her area of clinical interest includes - bariatric..

McMinnville Surgical Associates 254 NE Norton Lane McMinnville, OR 97128


Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Pattersons, MD, FACS, FRCSC, is a board-certified general who has more than 20 years of experience. She has performed over 4,000..

1040 NW 22nd Ave #500, Portland, OR 97210