A 50-year-old member asked:
to what extent does gastric bypass surgery cost?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Mathew Chengot answered
43 years experience Cardiology
Check withDoctors: It may vary check with a surgeon for fee schedule many costs to it pre op evaluations -cardiac /pulmonary/gastro/dietitian hospital cost and surgeons fees all these vary it is not cheap.
Answered on Feb 2, 2014
Dr. Gregg Nishi answered
22 years experience Bariatrics
Cost of bypass: That depends. Generally speaking, health insurance covers the cost of surgery. However, you may have a co-pay of 10, 20, even 50%. If you didn't have any insurance at all, it could cost you $30, 000 to have a gastric bypass done depending on where and by who.
Answered on Mar 30, 2014
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