Finding a Good Gastric Bypass Surgeon in Georgia
Today, Georgia, is home to approximately 10 million people. These ten million people are served by 141 hospitals scattered throughout the state’s 58,425 square miles. Of these 141 hospitals, Emory University Hospital in Atlanta ranks at the top with its national ranking in six specialties and high performance in nine procedures/conditions. Emory St. Joseph’s Hospital also located in Atlanta is the second leading hospital in the state and boasts high performance in nine procedures and conditions. The third highest ranking hospital in the “Peach State” is Kennestone Hospital located in Marietta. This hospital has high performance in seven procedures/conditions.
In addition to the medical school at Emory University, this southern state has four other medical schools. As for the number of healthcare professionals in the state, the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation reports that in 2016 there were over 121,000 professionally active nurses, 11,537 primary care physicians; and 11,846 specialty physicians in the state.
Top Cities for Gastric Bypass Surgery in Georgia
Health Insurance in Georgia
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.
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
- Kaiser Permanente
- Ambetter from Peach State Health Plan