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Weight Loss Surgery Halethorpe MD

Local resource for evaluating weight loss surgery in Halethorpe. 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.

William G. Armiger
(410) 646-3226
1421 South Caton Avenue
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Cosmetic Surgery
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


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William Kanter, M.D, F.A.C.S.. and Mitchel Kanter, M.D., F.A.C.S, F.A.C.P.
(410) 715-9205
5092 Dorsey Hall Drive
Ellicott City, MD
Business
Plastic Surgery Professional Associates
Specialties
Cosmetic Surgery, We specialize in Cosmetic Plastic Surgery such as facelifts, eyelids, tummy tucks, breast augmentation, liposuction, rhinoplasty (nose), Botox, Restylane, facial lasers and a wide range of procedures to enhance your appearance
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: We accept most major insurance plans including BlueCross/Blue Shield, Carefirst,Aetna, Cigna, United Healthcare, Medicare and others.
Medicare Accepted: Yes

Doctor Information
Residency Training: Harvard Medical School Affiliated Plastic Surgery program
Medical School: Albany Medical College, Albany, New York, 1980

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Paul Buhrer
(410) 841-5355
2448 Holly Avenue
Annapolis, MD
Specialties
Cosmetic Surgery
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


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William Gilbert Armiger, MD
(410) 646-3226
1421 S Caton Ave
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: St Agnes Healthcare, Baltimore, Md
Group Practice: Chesapeake Plastic Surgery

Data Provided By:
Ivens Constance Le Flore, MD
(202) 723-2151
4430 Edmondson Ave
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Syracuse, Coll Of Med, Syracuse Ny 13210
Graduation Year: 1969

Data Provided By:
Bernard Chang
(410) 332-9700
301 St. Paul Place
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Cosmetic Surgery
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


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Ronald Schuster
(410) 902-9800
21 Crossroads Drive
Owings Mills, MD
Specialties
Cosmetic Surgery
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


Data Provided By:
William Gilbert Armiger
(410) 646-3226
1421 S Caton Ave
Baltimore, MD
Specialty
Plastic Surgery / Reconstructive Surgery

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Jared E Mallalieu, DO
410-368-6000 x609
900 Caton Ave
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Howard Scott Hessan
(410) 525-3818
3449 Wilkens Ave
Baltimore, MD
Specialty
Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery within the Head & Neck

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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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