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Weight Loss Surgery Dover DE

Local resource for evaluating weight loss surgery in Dover. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to bariatric surgeons, lap band surgery, weight loss surgery, bariatric surgery and gastric bypass surgery, as well as advice on weight loss, diet and exercise, nutrition programs and portion control.

David E. Schmidt, Jr.
(302) 674-4865
896 South State Street
Dover, DE
Specialties
Cosmetic Surgery
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


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Jane Hewon Kim, MD
(302) 736-1320
740 S New St
Dover, DE
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Yale Univ Sch Of Med, New Haven Ct 06510
Graduation Year: 1997

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Stephen Gary Cooper
(302) 674-3752
826 S Governors Ave
Dover, DE
Specialty
Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery within the Head & Neck

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David E Schmidt
(302) 674-4865
896 S State St
Dover, DE
Specialty
Plastic Surgery / Reconstructive Surgery

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David Ernest Schmidt Jr, MD
(302) 674-4865
896 S State St
Dover, DE
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1992

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Asher Burton Carey, MD
(302) 678-3443
644 S Queen St
Dover, DE
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, General Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Bay Health Med Ctr -Kent, Dover, De
Group Practice: Center Cosmetic & Rcnstrctve

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Asher B Carey
(302) 678-3443
644 S Queen St
Dover, DE
Specialty
Plastic Surgery / Reconstructive Surgery

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Basilio N Bautista, MD
(302) 674-4865
896 S State St
Dover, DE
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Santo Tomas, Fac Of Med And Surg, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1960

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Dr.David Schmidt
(302) 674-4865
1695 S State St, Suite B
Dover, DE
Gender
M
Speciality
Cosmetic / Plastic Surgeon
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
1.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Carey Cosmetic Center, Dr. Asher B. Carey, Plastic Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery, Dover, Delaware, Unite
(302) 678-3443
200 Banning Street, Suite 370
Dover, DE
 
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Bariatric Surgery

Gastric bypass surgery has been gaining popularity over the past several years, and may be available to you as a tool for weight loss. The American Society for Bariatric Surgery and the National Institutes of Health estimate that in 2005, 170,000 Americans underwent this operation. This is up significantly from 63,000 in 2002. Undoubtedly, the popularity of this surgery was fed by the publicity surrounding TV weatherman Al Roker’s and singer Carnie Wilson’s participation. Their results were dramatic.

However, this is really a last resort measure. Gastric bypass surgery is major surgery and, as such, has all the risks associated with any other invasive procedure. It should not be considered unless other less invasive means of weight loss have been given your full effort but still not helped you achieve a stable reduction in your weight. The Roux-en-Y is the most commonly performed gastric bypass operation. The procedure involves two steps: (1) Sectioning off a small segment of your stomach so that you can only take in small amounts of food, and (2) Cutting and reattaching a portion of your small intestine to this new small stomach, thereby reducing the amount of nutrients and calories you absorb from the food that you do eat.

To qualify for this procedure, potential patients must meet criteria set by the National Institutes of Health. For example, a person must have a minimum BMI of 40, or a BMI of 35 with associated co-morbidities. In addition, prospective patients are required to have tried other weight loss methods or treatments already.

Although you must discuss this with your doctor, and ultimately your surgeon, to know whether you qualify for the surgery, here are the general guidelines...

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