Finding a Good Gastric Bypass Surgeon in Illinois
Illinois State has 188 hospitals, with an impressive eight of them being nationally rated hospitals. Of these eight, the top three are all located in Chicago. Northwestern Memorial Hospital is nationally ranked in thirteen adult specialties and high performing in nine procedures/conditions. Rush University Medical Center is nationally ranked in nine adult specialties and high performing in seven conditions/procedures. The state’s third top-ranking hospital is University of Chicago Medical Center which is nationally ranked in four adult specialties and high performing in two procedures/conditions.
Illinois has eight accredited medical schools including Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine to name a few. According to the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, as of 2016 Illinois had 173,001 professionally active nurses. The foundation also reported that this Midwestern state had more than 40,000 practicing physicians, including approximately 20,000 specialty physicians and 20,000 primary care doctors.
Top Cities for Gastric Bypass Surgery in Illinois
Health Insurance in Illinois
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.
- Celtic Insurance Co. (Ambetter)
- Health Alliance Medical Plans, Inc.
- Health Care Service Corporation, (Blue Cross Blue Shield)
- Humana Health Plan, Inc.