Finding a Good Gastric Bypass Surgeon in Idaho
With 1.6 million people calling Idaho home, there are forty hospitals currently operating in the region. Of these forty, St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center located in Boise, the state’s capital, is the top-rated hospital in Idaho. It is nationally ranked in one specialty and is high performing in nine procedures/conditions. Kootenai Medical Center in Coeur d’Alene is high performing in six procedures/conditions while St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center is high performing in three. St. Luke’s and St. Alphonsus and other medical offices offer patients bariatric surgery options.
Like other states such as Alaska, Montana, and Delaware, Idaho does not have any accredited medical schools. When it comes to healthcare professionals, however, the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation reported that as of 2016, Idaho had nearly 18,000 professionally active nurses and 2,862 practicing physicians. Of those physicians, 1,515 were primary care doctors and 1,347 were specialty physicians.
Top Cities for Gastric Bypass Surgery in Idaho
Health Insurance in Idaho
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 of Idaho
- Mountain Health CO-OP