Finding a Good Gastric Bypass Surgeon in Colorado
Colorado has 81 hospitals which serve some five million residents of this western state. Of these 81 hospitals, two are nationally ranked: the University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora and Porter Adventist Hospital in Denver. University of Colorado Hospital is nationally ranked in ten specialties and is high performing in nine procedures/conditions. Porter Adventist Hospital is nationally ranked in one specialty area and is high performing in seven procedures/conditions. Both hospitals have bariatric surgery centers for patients wishing to have weight loss surgery.
Besides the medical school at the University of Colorado, Colorado also has the Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine located in Parker. In terms of health care professionals, the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation reported that as of 2016, Colorado had nearly 66,000 professionally active nurses and 13,771 practicing physicians. Of those 13,771 physicians, approximately half were primary care doctors with the remainder being specialty physicians.
Top Cities for Gastric Bypass Surgery in Colorado
Health Insurance in Colorado
The following insurance companies may cover gastric bypass surgery. However, patients considering gastric bypass surgery should contact the insurance company to discuss their policies and coverage details.
- Bright Health Insurance Company
- Colorado Choice
- Denver Health Medical Plan
- Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
- Rocky Mountain HMO