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What kind of doctor performs bariatric surgery?
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Dr. Kenneth Foreman
Bariatrics
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In brief: Bariatric surgeon
While many general surgeons are able to perform bariatric surgery, bariatric surgeons focus in this area and often have additional training.
Look for a bariatric surgeon who meets center of excellence criteria from a national surgical organization such as the american society for metabolic and bariatric surgery or the american college of surgeons.

In brief: Bariatric surgeon
While many general surgeons are able to perform bariatric surgery, bariatric surgeons focus in this area and often have additional training.
Look for a bariatric surgeon who meets center of excellence criteria from a national surgical organization such as the american society for metabolic and bariatric surgery or the american college of surgeons.
Dr. Kenneth Foreman
Dr. Kenneth Foreman
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Bariatric surgeon.
A Bariatric surgeon performs Bariatric surgery.
These are usually general surgeons who have undergone special training in regards to the different types of weight loss surgery.

In brief: Bariatric surgeon.
A Bariatric surgeon performs Bariatric surgery.
These are usually general surgeons who have undergone special training in regards to the different types of weight loss surgery.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Dr. Dean Giannone
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Dr. Joseph Kuhn
Bariatrics
In brief: Bariatric Surgeon
A bariatric surgeon performs weight loss surgery.
Often they begin their training as a general surgeon. When you look for a bariatric surgeon, i advise that you find one who performs all three of the possible options, since it better ensures a capability of handling any type of surprise or issue that might arise after. Also he/she can make better recommendations for the optimal procedure for you.

In brief: Bariatric Surgeon
A bariatric surgeon performs weight loss surgery.
Often they begin their training as a general surgeon. When you look for a bariatric surgeon, i advise that you find one who performs all three of the possible options, since it better ensures a capability of handling any type of surprise or issue that might arise after. Also he/she can make better recommendations for the optimal procedure for you.
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
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