A 44-year-old member asked:
I wanted to know is bariatric surgery dangerous?
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Family Medicine 34 years experience
3.9k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Bariatric surgery.: While any operation has the potential for complications, in the hands of an experienced surgeon whose program has the proper accreditations, the risk would presumably be minimized.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Is it true that bariatric surgery is dangerous?
3 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Bariatrics 23 years experience
Dangerous: Yes and no. It is extremely safe when performed by the top centers in the country with extensive experience (for example, my group has done over 5000 operations). If done by less qualified surgeons then yes it can be dangerous. Visit a few doctors and ask what their experience is. 7-10 years of experience and a few thousand cases are good numbers. In nor cal, calvin higa and john morton are great.
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Last updated Jan 19, 2018
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