Finding a Good Gastric Bypass Surgeon in Maryland
Scattered across Maryland are 50 hospitals to serve its nearly 6 million inhabitants. Johns Hopkins Hospital is the top-ranking hospital in Maryland, boasting national rankings in fifteen adult specialties and ten children’s specialties along with high performance in seven procedures/conditions.
Maryland has three accredited medical schools including the prestigious Johns Hopkins School of Medicine located in Baltimore. The state’s other medical schools are Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine located in Bethesda and the University of Maryland School of Medicine located in Baltimore. As of 2016 the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation reported that the state had more than 75,368 professionally active nurses. In addition, the foundation reported that there were approximately 10,159 primary care physicians and 12,411 specialty physicians for a total of 22,570 doctors in the state.
Top Cities for Gastric Bypass Surgery in Maryland
Health Insurance in Maryland
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.
- CareFirst Blue Choice (HMO)
- CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
- Kaiser Permanente