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Weight Loss Surgery Eatonton GA

Local resource for evaluating weight loss surgery in Eatonton. 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.

Brad Trafton Mathias, MD
(478) 452-4800
2505 N Columbia St Ste C
Milledgeville, GA
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Facial Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: Washington County Reg Med Ctr, Sandersville, Ga
Group Practice: Oconee Ent & Cosmetic Surgery

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Brett, Dana - Middle Ga Ear Nose-Throat
(478) 452-6610
111 Fieldstone Dr # 104
Milledgeville, GA
 
Marc Klein
(770) 421-0809
55 Whitcher St
Marietta, GA
Specialties
Cosmetic Surgery
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


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Richard Wilson
(706) 327-5547
2200 North Avenue
Columbus, GA
Specialties
Cosmetic Surgery
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


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Marc Klein
(770) 754-3108
1295 Hembree Rd
Roswell, GA
Specialties
Cosmetic Surgery
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


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Middle Ga Ear Nose-Throat
(478) 452-6610
111 Fieldstone Dr Ste 102
Milledgeville, GA
 
Glyn E. Jones
(404) 686-8143
550 Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA
Specialties
Cosmetic Surgery
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


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Burke Robinson, MD
(770) 667-3090
3400C Old Milton Parkway
Alpharetta, GA
Business
Robinson Facial Plastic Surgery
Specialties
Cosmetic Surgery, Otolaryngology
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: BCBS, Aetna, Coventry, Cigna, United Healthcare, etc.
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes

Doctor Information
Primary Hospital: Northside Hospital
Residency Training: University of Minnesota
Medical School: University of Arizona,
Additional Information
Awards: Honorable Mention, Ben Shuster Memorial Award for recognition of the most outstanding research paper in the field of head and neck surgery, presented by the American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Languages Spoken: English

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Keith West
(770) 425-0118
823 Campbell Hill Street
Marietta, GA
Specialties
Cosmetic Surgery
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


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Michael Petrosky
(770) 421-1242
120 Vann Street
Marietta, GA
Specialties
Cosmetic Surgery
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


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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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