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Weight Loss Surgery Mitchell SD

Local resource for evaluating weight loss surgery in Mitchell. 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 Noble Graham, DO
(605) 996-8386
625 N Foster St Ste 203
Mitchell, SD
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Facial Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mi State Univ, Coll Of Osteo Med, East Lansing Mi 48824
Graduation Year: 1992
Hospital
Hospital: Mid Dakota Hospital, Chamberlain, Sd
Group Practice: Graham Ear Nose & Throat

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Graham, Cherie - Graham Ear Nose & Throat Pc
(605) 996-8386
625 N Foster St # 203
Mitchell, SD
 
Richard J. Howard
(605) 334-1930
6301 S. Minnesota Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD
Specialties
Cosmetic Surgery
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


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Marc E Boddicker, MD
(605) 343-8000
705 Columbus St
Rapid City, SD
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Vaughn Henry Meyer, MD
(800) 666-3349
612 N Sioux Point Rd
Dakota Dunes, SD
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nd Sch Of Med, Grand Forks Nd 58201
Graduation Year: 1976

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Graham Ear Nose & Throat Pc
(605) 996-8386
625 N Foster St Ste 203
Mitchell, SD
 
Graham, William N DO - Graham Ear Nose & Throat
(605) 996-8386
625 N Foster St # 203
Mitchell, SD
 
David John Witzke, MD
(800) 666-3349
612 N Sioux Point Rd
North Sioux City, SD
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, General Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mayo Med Sch, Rochester Mn 55905
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Sioux Valley Vermillion Hosp, Vermillion, Sd; Mc Kennan Hospital, Sioux Falls, Sd; Sioux Valley Hospital, Sioux Falls, Sd; Veterans Affairs Medical Cente, Hot Springs, Sd
Group Practice: Plastic Surgery Assoc

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John Rhodes Oliphant, MD
1500 W 22nd St Ste 104
Sioux Falls, SD
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston, Houston Tx 77225
Graduation Year: 1973
Hospital
Hospital: Sioux Valley Hospital, Sioux Falls, Sd
Group Practice: Ut Med Univ Of Texas Med Branch Galveston

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Marc Eric Boddicker, MD
(605) 343-8000
PO Box 3468
Rapid City, SD
Specialties
Dermatology, Cosmetic Surgery
Gender
Male
Languages
American Sign
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Rapid City Regional Hospital, Rapid City, Sd
Group Practice: Advanced Dermatology Ctr

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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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