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Best Bariatric Surgeons in Colorado

Best Bariatric Surgeons in Colorado

Below are the best bariatric surgeons serving the greater Colorado. Find the best bariatric surgeons in Colorado.

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Dr. Thomas R. Brown

Dr. Brown, MD is a board-certified general surgeon with more than 30 years of experience. He is a Bariatric Surgery specialist who has performed 6,000 bariatric procedures. His area of surgical specialty includes – Robotic bariatric surgery, Laparoscopic bariatric surgery, Colon. Dr. Thomas R. Brown received his medical degree from Loyola Stritch School of Medicine, Chicago and Southside Medical Center.
Website (303) 861-4505 9399 Crown Crest Blvd, Suite 325 Parker, CO 80138
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Dr. Frank H. Chae, MD

Dr. Chae, MD, FACS, is a board-certified general surgeon with more than 23 years of surgical experience. Apart from General surgery, he is a specialist in Bariatric Surgery, Bariatric Medicine,Endocrine Surgery, Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism. He has performed over 6,000 bariatric. Dr. Frank H. Chae graduated from the Mc Gill Univ Fac of Med in 1990. He works in Lone Tree, CO and 4 other locations, and specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism and General Surgery. Dr. Chae is affiliated with St Joseph Hospital and Sky Ridge Medical Center.
Website (303) 662-1191 10099 Ridgegate Pkwy #390, Lone Tree, Colorado
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Dr. Joshua Long, MD

Dr. Long uses a partnership care model with each patient to tailor care to their individual needs. Patients routinely thank Dr. Long for his warm, compassionate bedside manner. He’s considered to be at the top of his field, having performed over 1,000 bariatric surgeries. Dr. Joshua Long completed his Internship University of Alabama Medical Center and fellowship from University of Alabama at Birmingham Minimally Invasive Surgery/Bariatric Surgical Internship
Website (303) 269-4370 9695 S. Yosemite St. Suite 285 Lone Tree, CO 80124
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Dr. Doru Georgescu, MD

Dr. Georgescu, MD, FACS, is a board-certified general surgeon with more than 40 years of surgical experience. He is highly skilled in – Laparoscopic surgeries, and oncological surgery, with a particular focus in pancreatic, stomach and colon cancer. Dr. Doru Georgescu received his Medical Degree from the University of General Medicine in Bucharest. He completed his Surgical Residency from the National Oncological Institute and Fundeni Hospital in Bucharest and further acquired a mini-fellowship in bariatric surgery from Salt Lake City with Rocky Mountain Associated Physicians.
Website (303) 452-0059 9351 Grant St #400, Denver, CO 80229
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Dr. Michael Snyder, MD

Dr. Snyder, MD, FACS, FASMBS is a board-certified general surgeon and bariatric surgery and Gastroenterological Surgery specialist with more than 29 years of experience. He has performed more than 6,000 bariatric surgical procedures. His area of expertise includes – Intragastric Balloon, Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass and Other Gastric Bypass, Revision/Conversion of Prior Procedures, and Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy. Dr. Michael Snyder received his Medical Degree from the University of Miami, School of Medicine, Miami, FL. He completed his Surgical Residency training from the Oregon Health Sciences University. For his Fellowship Training in bariatric surgeries, he went to Cleveland Clinic Foundation – Florida.
Website (303) 280-0900 4567 E 9th Ave, Denver, CO 80220
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Dr. John Raheb, DO

Dr. Raheb, DO, FACS, FASMBS, is a board-certified general surgeon and a specialist in Bariatric Surgery and Laparoscopic Surgery. He has more than 19 years of surgical experience. Apart from general surgery, his area of clinical interest includes –Bariatric and weight loss surgery and advanced laparoscopic and robotic surgery. Dr. John Raheb obtained his Medical Degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his Surgical Residency training from Wilford Hall – University Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, TX. He acquired his Fellowship Training in minimally invasive and bariatric surgery from the Eastern Virginia Medical School in Portsmouth, Virginia.
Website (303) 812-6850 1960 North Ogden Street, Suite 550 Denver, CO 80218
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Dr. Jillian Ciocchetti, MD

Dr. Ciocchetti, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Thornton, CO and has over 16 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Jillian Ciocchetti did her schooling at Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University and fellowship from Exempla St Joseph Hospital.
Website (303) 457-6710 11150 Huron St STE 212, Northglenn, CO 80234
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Dr. Jason M. Johnson, DO

Dr. Johnson’s original plan was to go into the Air Force and become a pilot. However, in high school, his mother, who was the director of medical staff at a local medical center at the time, gave Jason the opportunity to shadow a surgeon for a day. Ever since that day, he knew he wanted to go into the medical field. Dr. Jason M. Johnson earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. He then earned his medical degree from the University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kansas City, Missouri.
Website (303) 318-1585 1960 North Ogden Street, Suite 400, Denver, CO 80218
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Dr. Matthew Metz, MD

Dr. Matthew Metz, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Loveland, CO. Dr. Metz completed a residency at University of Rochester. He currently practices at Denver Center for Bariatric Surgery and is affiliated with Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center. He accepts multiple insurance plans. Dr. Metz is board certified in General Surgery. Dr. Matthew Metz received his degree from the University of Maryland, before completing a fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic.
Website (720) 851-1610 145 Inverness Dr E Suite 200 Suite 340, Englewood, CO 80112
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Dr. Katayun Irani, MD

Dr. Irani started a bariatric program at Willamette Valley Medical Center, after which she moved to Asheville, NC where she practiced for several years, helping build the program. During her time there, she was appointed Assistant Professor at University of North Carolina Medical School where she educated medical students in the field of general and bariatric surgery. Dr. Katayun Irani completed her schooling from UT Southwestern Medical school in Dallas and She then completed general surgery training at New York University in New York City.
Website (303) 403-3030 3455 N Lutheran Pkwy Ste 220, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
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Dr. John Weaver, MD

Dr. John Weaver, MD, FACS, FASMBS is a board-certified, fellowship trained, bariatric and advanced-laparoscopic surgeon with expertise in weight-loss surgery and acid reflux treatment. His special interests include laparoscopic/robotic minimally invasive surgical approaches to obesity (bariatric surgery), gastroesophageal reflux disease, the Linx procedure, esophageal dysmotility disorders, gastrointestinal disorders and hernia repair. A native of Colorado, Dr. Weaver attended Colgate University in New York for his undergraduate degree. He then returned to Colorado to complete his medical school and general surgery residency training at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. He then completed a minimally invasive and bariatric surgical fellowship at Emory University. Dr. John Weaver completed his internship at the University Of Colorado School Of Medicine and fellowship from Emory University.
Website (303) 280-0900 4600 E Hale Pkwy Ste 340, Denver, CO 80220
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Dr. Richard Tillquist, MD

Dr. Richard Tillquist, MD is a Bariatric Surgery Specialist in Englewood, CO. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Swedish Medical Center and Swedish Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Tillquist to book an appointment. Dr. Tillquist did his medical schooling at the Baylor College Of Medicine and residency hospital Baylor University Medical Center.
Website (970) 612-8470 701 E Hampden Ave Ste 420 Englewood, CO 80113
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Dr. Krzysztof Wikiel, MD

Dr. Krzysztof Wikiel is a general surgeon in Aurora, CO and is affiliated with Denver/Rocky Mountain Regional Veterans Affairs Hospital. He received his medical degree from Medical University of Warsaw and has been in practice 15 years. He specializes in hernia, bariatric surgery and minimally invasive surgery and is experienced in robotic surgery. Dr. Krzysztof Wikiel completed his schooling at the Medical University of Warsaw, and fellowship at MIS and Bariatrics, Magee-Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, 2012.
Website (303) 320-7826 4500 E 9th Ave, Denver, CO 80220
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Dr. Holly Kurtz, FNP

Dr. Holly Kurtz, FNP is a Nurse Practitioner in Denver, CO. Dr. Kurtz completed her fellowship at the University of Colorado at Denver’s School of Public Affairs. Prior to attending graduate school, she spent 11 years covering education and other topics for newspapers in Florida, Alabama, and Colorado.
Website (303) 997-0215 4600 Hale Pkwy Ste 340 Denver, CO 80220
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Best Bariatric Surgeons in Colorado

Frequently Asked Questions:

What is bariatric surgery? 

Bariatric surgery is the process of medically altering the digestive tract in order to help patients achieve weight loss.

Who is a good candidate for bariatric surgery? 

Patients who struggle with weight-related health issues could be eligible candidates for bariatric surgery.

How long after surgery can I begin exercising?

Extensive physical activity should be avoided during the post-op recovery period, which typically lasts 2-6 weeks. It is important to obtain your doctor’s approval before beginning any workout routine.