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Gastric Bypass Alaska

Finding a Good Gastric Bypass Surgeon in Alaska

When it comes to healthcare, Alaska has more than 20 hospitals serving a population of approximately 735,000 people, putting it in the bottom five states in terms of population The top-rated hospital in the state is Providence Alaska Medical Center located in Anchorage. It is the state’s largest hospital, has a nationally recognized trauma center, and offers a bariatric surgery program.  Other top-rated hospitals include Anchorage Central Peninsula General Hospital in Soldotna, Mat-Su Regional Medical Center in Palmer, Fairbanks Medical Center in Fairbanks, and Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage.

Alaska does not have any accredited medical schools. According to the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, there were, however, approximately 951 practicing primary care physicians and 803 specialist physicians in the state in 2016 making for a total of 1,754 practicing physicians.  As for nursing staff in 2016, Alaska had 7,201 registered nurses and 705 licensed practical nurses.

Top Cities for Gastric Bypass Surgery in Alaska

Health Insurance in Alaska

The following insurance company may cover gastric bypass surgery. However, patients considering gastric bypass surgery should contact the insurance company to discuss their policies and coverage details.

  • Premera
Gastric Bypass Alaska