Bariatric Surgeons Kennewick WA

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Janel Burgdorff
(509) 586-2828
911 S Washington St
Kennewick, WA
Specialty
General Surgery

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James Michael Scully, MD
(509) 586-5135
815 S Auburn St
Kennewick, WA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Irvine, Ca Coll Of Med, Irvine Ca 92717
Graduation Year: 1968

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Leandro Tuazon Cabanilla
(509) 585-5954
216 W 10th Ave
Kennewick, WA
Specialty
General Surgery

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Leandro Tuazon Cabanilla, MD
4003 W 42nd Ave
Kennewick, WA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services Univ Of The Hlth Sci, Bethesda Md 20814
Graduation Year: 1992

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Donald M Treger, MD FACS
3417 S Huntington Loop
Kennewick, WA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kansas
Graduation Year: 1946

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Laurie Susan Evans, MD
(509) 547-0027
320 W 10th Ave Ste 100
Kennewick, WA
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1989

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James Michael Scully
(509) 585-5954
216 W 10th Ave
Kennewick, WA
Specialty
General Surgery

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Arthur Thiel
(509) 586-2828
911 S Washington St
Kennewick, WA
Specialty
Hand Surgery

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Lorraine Jean La Manna, MD
(216) 691-1523
Kennewick, WA
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med, Albuquerque Nm 87131
Graduation Year: 1990

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Robert Jess Rose, MD
(509) 484-6000
4508 Riverhaven St
Pasco, WA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1974

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How to Choose a Bariatric Surgery Specialist

Choosing a bariatric surgeon is a big step in the decision to undergo bariatric surgery. Your bariatric surgeon will advise you as to which bariatric procedure is best for you. Bariatric surgery requires a serious commitment from you, as well as your surgeon. You will be required to make drastic life style changes. A qualified bariatric surgeon will be able to provide support before, as well as after the surgical procedure. 

Certifications

All practicing physicians are required by law to hold a license issued by their state board. In addition, the surgeon should hold certification from the American Board of Surgery (ABS.) To receive certification, surgeons must complete surgical training and pass both a written and oral exam. 

A qualified bariatric surgeon is also a member of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery (ASBS). To become credentialed with the ASBS, a surgeon must be certified by the ABS. He must also have completed more than 25 bariatric surgeries. 

Facilities

It is important to know whether the hospital or facility used by your surgeon is equipped to care for obese patients. A qualified bariatric surgeon will be associated with a hospital or facility that has the equipment needed to care for larger sized patients. This includes hospital staff and healthcare providers that are specially trained in the care and management of obese patients. 

In the event that you need critical or intensive care after the surgery, the hospi...

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