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Best Bariatric Surgeons in Utah

Best Bariatric Surgeons in Utah

Below are the best bariatric surgeons serving the greater Oklahoma. Find the best bariatric surgeons in Utah.

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Dr. Nicholas Paulk

Dr. Nicholas Paulk joined Rocky Mountain Associated Physicians in order to pursue bariatric surgery in addition to advanced laparoscopic surgery and robotic surgery. Dr. Paulk is board certified in general surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgery.

Dr. Nicholas Paulk is a native to Salt Lake City where he attended the University of Utah for his undergraduate degree in Biology. He then went to OHSU in Portland Oregon for medical school and proceeded to Exempla St. Joseph’s for general surgery residency in Denver Colorado. Dr. Paulk is board certified in general surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgery.

https://utahbariatrics.com/meet-our-team/nicholas-j-paulk-md-facs/ 1 385 317-6569

Gastric sleeve,Single Anastomosis Duodeno-Ileal Bypass with Sleeve Gastrectomy,Adjustable Gastric Band

Dr. Eric Volckmann

Dr. Volckmann’s other areas of clinical expertise include: diagnostic and interventional flexible upper endoscopy, laparoscopic surgery for complicated gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), hiatal hernias, achalasia, and abdominal wall hernias. Dr. Volckmann’s research interests include studying the effects of bariatric surgery on inflammation, nutrition, and gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Dr. Eric Volckmann graduated from University of North Carolina School of Medicine medical school in 2002 and fellowship from The Ohio State University Medical Center, Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellow.

https://doctor.webmd.com/doctor/eric-volckmann-347ebb11-598a-4891-b4f4-af637eee6d16-overview 1 801 581-7304

Laparoscopic gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric banding

Dr. Legrand Belnap

Dr. LeGrand P. Belnap, M.D., F.A.C.S. A native to Salt Lake City, Dr. Belnap has been a general surgeon in the Rocky Mountain area since 1981. He is regarded as a knowledgeable and accomplished technical surgeon by his peers. Dr. Belnap’s interest in the problem of obesity began with his surgical residency in 1974. He received extensive training in obesity and gastric bypass surgery at the University of Minnesota and University of Utah-LDS Hospital programs. His experience with surgery for obesity approaches thirty years involving thousands of cases. His area of expertise not only includes obesity surgery, but also pancreatic bileduct and upper abdominal cancer.

Dr. Legrand Belnap graduated from University of Utah School of Medicine medical school in 1973.. He received extensive training in obesity and gastric bypass surgery at the University of Minnesota and University of Utah-LDS Hospital programs.

http://www.bariatricbridge.com/salt-lake-city/bariatric-surgeon/belnap-surgical 1 801 262-9782

Gastric bypass surgery,Laparoscopic Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass,Laparoscopic Distal Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass

Dr. Steven Simper

Dr. Simper performed his first bariatric procedures in 1984 at Wilford Hall Medical Center, in Texas. Currently, he performs the gastric bypass, duodenal switch, sleeve gastrectomy, and revisional surgery.He joined RMAP in 2001, and began performing the Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass LGBP. Since 2008, he has developed his skill and expertise with the powerful Laparoscopic Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch LBPD-DS.

“Dr. Steven Simper did his schooling from University of Utah School of Medicine and fellowship from Biloxi VAMC & Keesler USAF • Biloxi, Mississippi Fellowship in General Thoracic Surgery Fellowship and Pennsylvania Hospital • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Fellowship in Vascular Surgery Fellowship”

https://www.md.com/doctor/steven-simper-md 1 385 317-6538

Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass LGBP,Laparoscopic Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch LBPD-DS,sleeve gastrectomy,gastric bypass

Dr. Steven Mintz

Dr. Steven Mintz, MD is a general surgery specialist in Salt Lake City, UT. Dr. Mintz completed a residency at University Of Ut Med Center. He currently practices at Apline Gnrl Srgy/Prmr Plstc Sgy and is affiliated with Lds Hospital. He accepts multiple insurance plans. Dr. Mintz is board certified in General Surgery.

Dr. Steven Mintz did his schooling from U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas and graduated from U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas medical school in 1976. He is affiliated with medical facilities Lds Hospital and Salt Lake Regional Medical Center.

https://www.vitals.com/doctors/Dr_Steven_Mintz.html 1 801 322-1188

Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, Adjustable Gastric Band,Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch, abbreviated BPD-DS

Dr. Christina Richards

Dr. Christina Richards is a board certified general surgeon with a specialty in laparoscopic surgery. She performs laparoscopic and open gastric bypass procedures, as well as the laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding. She is one of two doctors fellowship-trained in laparoscopic surgery.

Dr. Richards graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1986, and then went on to receive a Master%u2019s in Exercise Physiology at Ohio State University. She received her medical degree from Ohio State University in 1993 and went on to complete her general surgery residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin, where she served as administrative chief resident from 1997-1998 and received the %u201COutstanding Laparoendoscopic Surgery Resident%u201D award.

https://doctor.webmd.com/doctor/christina-richards-1e8c7abf-7be1-437e-8664-8afb05ec2381-overview 1 801 746-2885

Gastric bypass procedures,laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding

Dr. Rodrick McKinlay

Dr. Rod McKinlay, MD, bariatric surgeon practicing at St. Mark’s Hospital, discussesrecent advances in treating obesity, including weight loss surgery and bariatric procedures. Dr. McKinaly also explains how conditions like high blood pressure, sleep apnea, high cholesterol, and diabetes affect and influence obesity.

Dr. Rodrick McKinlay did his fellowship from University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center and University of Maryland Medical Center.

https://utahbariatrics.com/meet-our-team/rodrick-d-mckinlay-md-facs/ 1 385 317-7042

Gastric Bypass,Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass,Sleeve Gastrectomy,Single Anastomosis Duodeno-Ileal Bypass with Sleeve Gastrectomy

Dr. Jeffrey Eakin

Dr.Jeffrey L. Eakin, MD is a board-certified general surgeon who specializes in minimally invasive gastrointestinal, bariatric and robotic surgery. He also has an interest in trauma surgery, and the management of the critically ill surgical patient.

Dr. Jeffrey Eakin undergraduate degree is from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He obtained his medical doctorate at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. After medical school he completed a surgical residency in general and trauma surgery at The Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. During his residency, he became very interested in bariatric surgery and surgical techniques which minimized the size of the patient’s surgical incisions. Thus, he completed a fellowship in minimally invasive, robotic and bariatric surgery at the Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery at The Ohio State University Medical Center.

https://providers.steward.org/ut/west-valley/Jeffrey-Eakin-3336-south-4155-west 1 801 964-3855

Sleeve gastrectomies,roux-en-y gastric bypasses,laparoscopic gastric

Dr. Daniel Cottam

Dr. Cottam is the first surgeon in the United States to perform the single anastomosis loop duodenal switch, and along with Mitch Roslin of the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, he pioneered this procedure in the United States. This procedure has revolutionized the care of obesity and drastically reduced complication rates. Currently, he serves as a master consultant for Medtronic and teaches, lectures, and proctors surgeons from all over the world.

Dr. Daniel Cottam complete his undergraduate studies at Brigham Young University. Afterwards, he returned to Texas to attend medical school at the University of Texas. His residency was completed at Nassau University Medical Center in Long Island, New York. While at the Nassau University Medical Center, Dr. Cottam developed an interest in bariatric surgery.

https://www.bmiut.com/daniel-cottam-md-bariatric-surgeon-bariatric-surgeon-utah.html 1 801 350-4111

Gastric bypass and laparoscopic adjustable banding,sleeve gastrectomy, revisional endoscopic bariatric surgery

Dr. David Griffin

Dr. Griffin, an Ocala native, is Fellowship Trained in Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery and Board Certified in General Surgery. Dr. Griffin offers both medically guided and surgical weight loss options that are tailored specifically to each individual.

Dr. David Griffin, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Murray, UT. Dr. Griffin has more experience with Thoracic Surgical Procedures than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with Intermountain Medical Center.

https://intermountainhealthcare.org/find-a-doctor/g/griffin-david-c/ 1 801 507-3730

Gastric bypass, gastric sleeve, adjustable banding

Dr. Walter Medlin

Dr. Walter Medlin grew up in Memphis, Tennessee. He and wife Sarah met at Dartmouth College. He worked as a hospital orderly and phlebotomist, and graduated from University of Washington School of Medicine, where he did research in immunology, and completed training periods in Alaska and Pocatello, Idaho.

Dr. Walter Medlin graduated from University of Washington School of Medicine medical school in 1993. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Lds Hospital and Lone Peak Hospital.

https://www.bonuslife.com/ 1 801 746-2885

Adjustable Gastric Banding,Sleeve Gastrectomy,gastric bypass

Dr. Jennwood Chen

Dr. Jennwood Chen Board certified general surgeon; Fellowship in minimally invasive bariatric, complex upper gastrointestinal surgery and endoscopy at Ohio State University. Assistant professor of Bariatric & Foregut surgery at the University of Utah.

Dr. Jennwood Chen did his medical schooling from OREGON HEALTHSCIENCE UNIVERSITY / SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY.

https://www.healthgrades.com/physician/dr-jennwood-chen-y9q657z 1 801 581-2401

Single Anastomosis Duodeno-Ileal Bypass with Sleeve Gastrectomy,Adjustable Gastric Band ,Gastric Bypass

Dr. Ellen Morrow

Dr. Ellen Morrow, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Salt Lake City, UT and has over 15 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Stanford University medical school in 2006. She is affiliated with University Of Utah Hospitals And Clinics.

Dr. Morrow completed a fellowship in minimally invasive surgery and has significant experience in esophageal surgery and diagnosis of pathophysiology. She has performed a high volume of laparoscopic procedures for reflux, paraesophageal hernias, and achalasia. Dr. Morrow is certified in bariatric (weight loss) surgery, with experience in laparoscopic gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, and revisions. Dr. Morrow performs foregut, bariatric, and general surgery at the University and Veteran’s Hospitals. Dr. Morrow provides patient-centered care. Her goal is to assist her patients in improving their health and their lives.

https://www.emedevents.com/speaker-profile/ellen-h-morrow 1 801 581-7738

Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass LGBP,Laparoscopic Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch LBPD-DS,sleeve gastrectomy,gastric bypass

Dr.Alicia Allen

Dr.Alicia Allen is Experienced Healthcare leader as the Director of Bariatric and Diabetes Services with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital & health care industry. Skilled in business development, strategic planning, facility wide interdepartmental collaboration, innovative problem solving and leading service line programs through attaining and maintaining accreditation. Actively increasing exposure in hospital operations such as survey readiness, environment of care and construction. Strong operations professional with a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) focused in Healthcare Managem.

Dr.Alicia Allen did his graduation from ricks college and masters from westerns governs university.

https://medicine.arizona.edu/person/alicia-m-allen-phd-mph 1 801 268-7479

Gastric bypass surgery,Laparoscopic Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass,Laparoscopic Distal Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass


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