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Weight Loss Surgery Mandan ND

Local resource for evaluating weight loss surgery in Mandan. 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.

Ricky C Becker
(701) 530-3333
810 E Rosser Ave
Bismarck, ND
Specialties
Cosmetic Surgery
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


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David G Dibbell
(701) 323-6000
222 N 7th St
Bismarck, ND
Specialty
Plastic Surgery / Reconstructive Surgery

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Rick C Becker
(701) 530-3333
1500 Interchange Ave
Bismarck, ND
Specialty
Plastic Surgery / Reconstructive Surgery

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Ricky Clark Becker, MD
(888) 530-3003
810 E Rosser Ave
Bismarck, ND
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nd Sch Of Med, Grand Forks Nd 58201
Graduation Year: 1992

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David G Dibbell, MD
(701) 323-5301
414 N 7th St
Bismarck, ND
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Daniel Isaiah Gruver, MD
1929 N Washington St
Bismarck, ND
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Southwestern Med Ctr At Dallas, Med Sch, Dallas Tx 75235
Graduation Year: 1961

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Darcy Adaire Honeycutt, MD
(888) 430-3223
Medical Arts Plaza Suite 303
Bismarck, ND
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston, Galveston Tx 77550
Graduation Year: 1985

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Tugrul Kihtir, MD
414 N 7th St
Bismarck, ND
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Istanbul Univ, Istanbul Tip Fak, Istanbul, Turkey
Graduation Year: 1985

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Darcy A Honeycutt
(701) 530-8450
810 E Rosser Ave
Bismarck, ND
Specialty
Plastic Surgery / Reconstructive Surgery

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Dr.Rick Paulson
(701) 323-5301
115 W Century Ave # B
Bismarck, ND
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nd Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1988
Speciality
Cosmetic / Plastic Surgeon
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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1.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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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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