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What is the first step to find out about getting weight loss surgery?
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
4 doctors agree
In brief: 3 steps to take
Important 3 factors - check whether you are covered by insurance to qualify you must have a BMI >40 or bmi35-39 with complications; 2nd - have a surgical evaluation, 3rd - learn what you need to deal with before and after surgery by getting involved with support groups.

In brief: 3 steps to take
Important 3 factors - check whether you are covered by insurance to qualify you must have a BMI >40 or bmi35-39 with complications; 2nd - have a surgical evaluation, 3rd - learn what you need to deal with before and after surgery by getting involved with support groups.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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Dr. Joseph Kuhn
Bariatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Online & your PCP
The first step to find out about bariatric surgery is to research all options online.
Start with generic edicational sources like: bariatric surgery corner, bariatric surgery source, or obesity help. Then you should talk to your pcp about specific doctor recommendations. Also, you can usually make appointments to go talk with a bariatric surgeon to learn more.

In brief: Online & your PCP
The first step to find out about bariatric surgery is to research all options online.
Start with generic edicational sources like: bariatric surgery corner, bariatric surgery source, or obesity help. Then you should talk to your pcp about specific doctor recommendations. Also, you can usually make appointments to go talk with a bariatric surgeon to learn more.
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: Research
Read from reliable sources on line then make an appointment with a weight loss surgeon.

In brief: Research
Read from reliable sources on line then make an appointment with a weight loss surgeon.
Dr. Terry Simpson
Dr. Terry Simpson
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Dr. Scott Welle
Bariatrics
In brief: Research
The first step is do your homework.
Research the surgery, the surgeons in your area. Then the next step is attend an informational seminar by a surgeon your area.

In brief: Research
The first step is do your homework.
Research the surgery, the surgeons in your area. Then the next step is attend an informational seminar by a surgeon your area.
Dr. Scott Welle
Dr. Scott Welle
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