Finding a Good Gastric Bypass Surgeon in Indiana
Indiana residents are served by 120 hospitals scattered across its 36,418 square miles. Of these 120 hospitals, two are nationally ranked: IU Health Academic Health Center and St. Vincent Hospital and Health Center, both of which are located in Indianapolis. IU Health Academic Health Center is nationally ranked in eight adult specialties and ten children’s specialties and is high performing in nine procedures/conditions. St. Vincent Hospital and Health Center is nationally ranked in one adult specialty and high performing in eight procedures/conditions. Both hospitals have bariatric centers for patients electing to undergo weight loss surgery.
Indiana has two medical schools: the Indiana University School of Medicine and Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine. When it comes to healthcare workers in the state, according to the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, as of 2016 Indiana had 15,939 practicing physicians, 8,252 of which were specialty physicians with the remainder being primary care doctors. The state also had 115,741 professionally active nurses.
Top Cities for Gastric Bypass Surgery in Indiana
Health Insurance in Indiana
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.
- Anthem BCBS
- CareSource Indiana