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Best Bariatric Surgeons in Michigan

Best Bariatric Surgeons in Michigan

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

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Dr. Brian Gluck

Dr. Brian Gluck, a board certified general surgeon specializing in Bariatric Surgery, serves as the Medical Director of the Mercy Health Muskegon bariatric surgery program. He he has helped over 4,800 people lose weight and regain their lives.

Dr. Brian Gluck is graduated from Michigan State University / College of Osteopathic Medicine medical school in 1991. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Mercy Health – Hackley Campus and Mercy Health Lakeshore Campus. 1 231 737-8446

Sleeve Gastrectomy, Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, Revisional Surgeries

Dr. Randal Baker

Dr. Randal Baker is Assistant professor of surgery for the Michigan State College of Human Medicine and Medical director of bariatrics for McLaren Northern Michigan Regional Hospital.

Dr. Randal Baker is Board Certificatied from American Board of Surgery and did his Medical School from Albany Medical College of New York. His Undergraduate from BA from Calvin College. 1 616-956-6100

Bariatric surgery, Advanced laparoscopy, Endoscopic sclerotherapy

Dr. Michael H. Wood

Dr. Michael H. Wood is medical director of the Bariatric Surgery Program at Harper University Hospital and of the American Bariatric Medicine Institute.

Wood earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Indiana Tech in 1968. He graduated from Meharry Medical College and completed an internship, fellowship, and residency at DMC Harper University Hospital. 1 248-284-1760

Bariatrics, Lap Band Surgery for Obesity, Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery, Obesity, Bariatric/Bypass Surgery, Weight Loss Surgery

Dr. David L. Chengelis

Dr. David Chengelis, president and founder of Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery P.C. in Troy, Michigan, is a leading laparoscopic and robotic surgeon practicing at Beaumont Health serving residents in and around the Detroit area. He is board-certified in surgery.

Dr. Chengelis completed his bachelor’s degree at the University of Cincinnati, graduating summa cum laude, before earning his medical degree at the Ohio State University College of Medicine. 1 248-289-3614

Gastric sleeve and RNY GASTRIC bypass, Revision procedures

Dr. Jamokay P. Taylor

Dr. Taylor is a board certified, Center of Excellence Certified Bariatric Surgeon with twenty years of surgical experience. Although Dr. Taylor has an array of general, trauma, and advanced laparoscopic surgical experience.

Dr. Taylor is a native of Washington D.C. He attended the University of Maryland for his undergraduate studies earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences in 1995. Dr. Taylor matriculated into the University of Maryland School of Medicine. 1 734 547-4900

Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Bypass, Revisional Surgeries

Amir A. Ghaferi, MD, MS - Center for Health & Research Transformation

Dr. Amir A. Ghaferi

Dr. Ghaferi is an Associate Professor of Surgery and Business at the University of Michigan and Vice Chair for Strategy and Finance in the Department of Surgery. He is now the health-system wide Director for Ambulatory Surgery in the University of Michigan Medical Group.

Dr. Amir A. Ghaferi received his Bachelors degree from UCLA, his medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and completed his surgical training at the University of Michigan. Dr. Ghaferi also completed advanced training in health services research and obtained a Masters degree in Health and Healthcare Research from the University of Michigan. 1 734-615-7138

Advanced laparoscopy, including gastroesophageal reflux surgery, metabolic/bariatric surgery

Dr. Daniel Bacal

Dr. Daniel Bacal, MD is a general surgery specialist in Dearborn, MI. He has been in practice for more than 20 years.

Dr. Daniel Bacal is graduated from Universidad Central de Venezuela medical school in 1994. He is affiliated with medical facilities Beaumont Hospital – Dearborn and Beaumont Hospital, Wayne. 1 734 738-1900

General Surgery, Gastric Cancer

Dr. Nabeel Robert Obeid

Dr. Nabeel R. Obeid, MD is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Minimally-Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery at Michigan Medicine. He is a native of Michigan, born and raised in the Detroit metropolitan area.

Dr. Nabeel Robert Obeid attended the University of Michigan, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree with High Distinction in 2006. He then completed his medical education in 2010 at the University of Michigan Medical School. 1 734-936-5738

Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, Revision surgery

Nicholas Doyle Sousa - Bariatric Surgery | General Surgery | Bariatric  Medicine-Non Surgical Weight Loss

Dr. Nicholas Sousa

Dr. Sousa is fellowship trained in Bariatric and Minimally Invasive General Surgery. He serves the Metro Detroit community by providing surgical weight loss options to achieve a healthier lifestyle.

Dr. Nicholas Sousa did his education from Lake Erie College Of Osteopathic Medicine. Recidency from Ascension Macomb-Oakland Hospital – Oakland Center. 1 248-967-7326

Robotic sleeve gastrectomies, robotic gastric bypasses

Dr. Angela Kaza

Dr. Kaza’s passion for helping her patients get healthy gives them hope that a better life is possible. Her meticulous attention to every aspect of her patients’ health helps them feel confident that they are medically ready for surgery.

Dr. Kaza graduated from the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine in 2012. She works in Grand Forks, ND and 2 other locations and specializes in General Surgery. 1 701 777-3067

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Best Bariatric Surgeons in Michigan

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What will my post-op diet look like?

For the first few weeks after surgery, most patients will only be able to consume liquids, before eventually transitioning back to normal food.

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