What type of surgeon does gastric bypass?

Answer A surgeon that performs gastric bypass surgery is called a bariatric surgeon. He will have a board certification in general surgery and may have certifications in weight loss surgical techniques or... Read More »

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Can gastric bypass surgery cure Type I diabetics who are not over weight?

No, it cannot cure type 1 and only in RARE instances has it "cured" type 2. After the person loses some weight, the symptoms are greatly reduced and the diabetes is controlled. You need to do som... Read More »

How much does a gastric bypass cost?

The cost of a gastric bypass can vary considerably depending on the specific type of gastric bypass (mini-gastric bypass, Roux-en-Y, biliopancreatic diversion) being used and the hospital where the... Read More »

Does Humana pay for gastric bypass surgery?

On One Hand: Human Pays for Gastric BypassHumana pays for gastric bypass in some instances, according to the Humana's website. Patients desiring gastric bypass surgery must undergo a six-month sup... Read More »

How much does gastric bypass surgery cost?

According to the University of California at San Diego (UCSD) Medical Center, the average cost for a laparoscopic gastric bypass procedure was $22,500 as of January 2010. The average charge for a L... Read More »