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

As of 2018, Pennsylvania was home to 12.8 million residents. The median household income was $60,905. It displayed a 2.89% growth from the median household income in 2017. Patients to primary care physician ratio in Pennsylvania was 1,232:1 in 2018, a 0.326% increase from the previous year. Compared to neighboring states of West Virginia, Ohio, and Delaware, the ratio is impressively low. Yet, it is higher than that in New York, New Jersey, and Maryland. As of 2014, the average Medicaid spending in personal healthcare, per enrollee, was $9,407. Average spending on personal healthcare from private insurance (per enrollee) was $4,634. Average Medicare spending on personal healthcare, per enrollee, was $11,243. The total average personal healthcare spending in 2014 was $9,258, in the state of Pennsylvania. This was a 4.29% increase from the previous year, i.e. 2013.

The adult obesity rates range between 22.2% to 39.3% across counties in Pennsylvania state. The highest prevalence of adult obesity in Pennsylvania is in the Clearfield country, with the rate being 35.9% to 39.3%. The cost of bariatric surgery in Pennsylvania starts at $15,00, depending on the procedure opted for.

5.49% of the population of Pennsylvania has no health coverage. Between 2016 and 2017, the rate of uninsured individuals declines by 2.48%. Out of the total population, 51.2% have employer-provided health coverage. 16% of the population relies on Medicaid, 13.9% on Medicare, and 12.5% on non-group health insurance. The percentage of adults who haven’t seen a doctor within the past 12 months is 11.1%. This is primarily due to the cost of healthcare.

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1100 Walnut Street 5Th Floor Philadelphia, PA 19107

Bariatric Surgeon MD, FACS
Dr. Beekley, MD, FACS, is a board-certified general surgeon with more than 27 years of experience, currently working out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is a Bariatric Surgery and General Surgery specialist. He is qualified in bariatric surgery, trauma surgery & surgical critical care, and minimally invasive surgery. He is also highly skilled in minimally invasive surgery, trauma and surgical critical care, surgical oncology (non-breast), bariatric surgery, and general/gastrointestinal surgery. He is an expert in Gastric Bypass Surgery and Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy.

Second Floor - Main Building Warminster, PA 18974

Bariatric Surgeon M.D.
Dr. Noonan, MD, is a board-certified general surgeon with more than 21 years of experience, currently serving the greater Philadelphia, PA area. She is a Bariatric Surgery and General Surgery specialist. Her area of expertise in Advanced Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery includes - Anti-reflux and esophageal surgery, Gastrointestinal and colorectal surgery, solid organ resection, Ventral, Inguinal, and Hiatal Hernia Surgery, and Soft tissue, Endocrine, and Breast Surgeries.

2211 Chapel Ave W, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002, USA

General, Bariatric, Laparoscopic, and Robotic Surgeon
Dr. Goldstein, DO, FACS, FASMBS, is a board-certified general surgeon with 26 years of surgical experience, serving those in the surrounding Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area. He specializes in General Surgery, Gastroenterological Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, and Robotic Surgery. He is highly skilled in laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, Lap-Band® surgery, and revision bariatric surgery.

Allentown, Campus
,1736 Hamilton Street, Allentown, PA 18104

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Claros MD, FACS, is a board-certified general surgeon with over 26 years of surgical experience, currently working serving the greater Philadelphia, PA area. He has performed more than 4,000 bariatric surgeries in his career. His area of expertise includes - Laparoscopic Gastric Band placement, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass, Duodenal Switches, Robotic- Assisted Bariatric Operations, and revision surgeries. He is highly skilled in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures as well as in the application of innovative approaches, like single-incision surgery, enhancing cosmetics results for patients.

111 Hazel Ln. Suite 100, Sewickley, PA 15143

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Wilcox, MD, FACS, FAAP, is a board-certified general surgeon and specialist in bariatric surgery. He has more than 40 years of surgical experience. His area of specialty includes - Bariatric Surgery, Robotic Surgery, and Vascular Surgery. He is skilled in Gastric Bypass Surgery and Laparoscopic Surgical procedures. He is currently located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

4815 Liberty Ave Suite 215 Pittsburgh, PA 15224

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Eid, MD, is a board-certified general surgeon with more than 28 years of experience. His area of specialty apart from general surgeries includes - Minimally Invasive Surgical Techniques and Robotic Surgery in Bariatric procedures. He is an expert in newer bariatric surgery techniques of Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy, Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery, and Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding. He is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

129 Oneida Valley Road Suite 111 Butler, PA 16001

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Lee, MD, FACS, FASMBS, is a board-certified general surgeon with a specialization in Bariatric Medicine and has more than 23 years of surgical experience. His area of expertise includes - Laparoscopic Surgeries, Breast Surgery, Hernia Surgery, and Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgeries. Dr. Lee is currently located in Pittsburgh, PA.

810 Clairton Blvd Suite 400 Pittsburgh, PA 15236

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Aksehirli, MD, is a board-certified general surgeon and a bariatric specialist, with more than 19 years of surgical experience. His area of expertise includes - Colorectal Cancer Surgery, Gastrointestinal Cancer Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy), Gallstones Surgery, Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery), Esophagus Cancer (Esophageal Neoplasm) Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery, and Pancreatic Cancer Surgery. Dr. Aksehirli is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Penn Medicine Washington Square 20th Floor 800 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19107

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Altieri, MD, is a general surgeon with more than 13 years of surgical experience. Her area of specialty includes - Bariatric Surgery, Da Vinci Gastrectomy, Robotic Gastric Bypass Surgery, Abdominal Surgery, Hernia Repair, and more. Dr. Altieri is currently serving the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area.

5501 Old York Road Philadelphia, PA 19141

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Dallal, MD, FACS, is a board-certified general surgeon with more than 28 years of experience and is a Bariatric Surgery and General Surgery specialist. He is skilled in Laparoscopic Surgery, Biliopancreatic Diversion, Weight Loss (non-surgical), Morbid Obesity surgeries, and Gastric Bypass. Dr. Dallal sees patients in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

609 West Germantown Pike Braemer Medical Arts Building Suite 140 Norristown, PA 19403

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Chipman, MD, is a ​board-certified general surgeon ​with more than 15 years of diverse experience in general surgery. Her area of expertise includes - Bariatric Surgery, Gastric Bypass Surgery, Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty, Intragastric Balloon, and more. Dr. Chipman is currently located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Pennsylvania Weight Loss Surgery

Our mission is to connect you with the leading bariatric surgeons in Pennsylvania. We've hand-picked these top weight loss surgeons in Pennsylvania. Find Bariatric Surgeons in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia.

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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

Patients should avoid extensive exercise during the period of recovery after their surgery. It is essential to consult your doctor before beginning any exercise routine.

The cost of bariatric surgery in Pennsylvania can range from $7,000 all the way to $75,000, depending on the specific procedure in question.

Many insurance providers do offer coverage for weight loss surgery, however, it is essential to check with your specific provider.