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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 done his digree from Loyola Stritch School of Medicine, Chicago and Southside Medical Center. 1 303-861-4505

Laparososcopic gastric banding (Lap-Band),laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass,gastric banding

Dr. Frank H. Chae

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. 1 303 662-1191

Gastric sleeve ,Gastric bypass, Duodenal switch Robotic bariatric surgery ,Gastric banding ReShape non surgical procedure, Bariatric revision surgery, Failed bariatric surgery

Dr. Joshua Long

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 done his Internship  University of Alabama Medical Center and fellowship from University of Alabama At Birmingham Minimally Invasive Surgery/Bariatric Surgical Internship” 1 303 269-4370

Sleeve gastrectomy, roux-en-Y gastric bypass, adjustable gastric banding, advanced endoscopy and revisional bariatric surgery

Dr. Doru Georgescu

Dr. Gorgescu, 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 Gorgescu did 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. 1 303 452-0059

Gastic bypass,sleeve gastrectomy,Gastric banding,revisional surgery

Dr. Michael Snyder

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. Micheal Snyder did 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. 1 713 486-4600

Intragastric Balloon, Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass and Other Gastric Bypass, Revision/Conversion of Prior Procedures, and Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy.

Dr. John Raheb

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. 1 303-812-6850

Advanced laparoscopic and robotic surgery, Gastric Bypass ,sleeve gastrectomy

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Dr. Jillian Ciocchetti

Dr. Jillian 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 his schooling from Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University and fellowship from Exempla St Joseph Hospital. 1 303-318-1585

“General Surgery, bariatric surgeries, revisional surgery”

Jason M. Johnson, DO, FACS, FASMBS — Downtown Surgery Specialists

Dr. Jason M. Johnson

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. 1 303 318-1540

Sleeve gastrectomy to gastric bypass to revisional and robotic weight loss surgery

Matthew A. Metz, MD | Denver Center for Bariatric Surgery

Dr. Matthew Metz

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 did his schooling from University Of Maryland and fellowship from Cleveland Clinic” 1 303 997-0853

“Gastric Banding, Bariatric Endoscopy Procedures,Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass,• Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy ”

Katayun Irani, MD - Wheat Ridge, CO - Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery -  Schedule Appointment

Dr. Katayun Irani

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 did his schooling from UT Southwestern Medical school in Dallas and She then completed general surgery training at New York University in New York City. 1 720 500-8087

Laparoscopy, Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass and Other Gastric Bypass, Revision/Conversion of Prior Procedures, and Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy.

John S. Weaver, MD | Denver Center for Bariatric Surgery

Dr. John Weaver

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 did his internship from University Of Colorado School Of Medicine and fellowship from Emory University. 1 303 997-0853

Lap-Band procedure, gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy

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Dr. Richard Tillquist

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. Richard Tillquist did his medical schooling from Baylor College Of Medicine and residentacy hospital Baylor University Medical Center.×2 “1 720 850-8109 (720) 850-8109”

Laparoscopic Roux En-Y Gastric Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy and Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding

Krzysztof Wikiel, MD

Dr. Krzysztof Wikiel

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 did his schooling from MD, Medical University of Warsaw, 2002and fellowship from MIS and Bariatrics, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, 2012. 1 303 320-7826

Adjustable gastric banding. Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Biliopancreatic diversion with a duodenal switch.

Dr. Holly Kurtz

Dr.Holly Kurtz, FNP is a Nurse Practitioner in Denver, CO. Be sure to call ahead with Holly Kurtz to book an appointment.

Dr.Holly Kurtz did his 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. 1 303 280-0900

Sleeve gastrectomy to gastric bypass to revisional and weight loss surgery


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.