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Gastric Bypass Minnesota

Finding a Good Gastric Bypass Surgeon in Minnesota

The Midwestern state of Minnesota shares a border with Canada and Lake Superior and is home to some 5.4 million people. Scattered across the state’s 86,943 square miles are 130 hospitals. The well-known Mayo Clinic, located in Rochester, is Minnesota’s number one ranked hospital. It is nationally ranked in fifteen adult specialties and eight children’s specialties and boasts a high performance in nine procedures/conditions. Minnesota’s second highest ranked hospital is Abbott Northwestern in Minneapolis. This hospital is nationally ranked in five adult specialties and has high performance ratings in nine procedures/conditions. St. Cloud Hospital and University of Minnesota Medical Center are the state’s two other nationally ranked hospitals.

There are two medical schools in “The North Star State”: the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, which ranks in the top 25 medical schools in the country, and the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis. As of 2016 the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation reported that the state had 96,701 professionally active nurses. They also reported that Minnesota had 16,804 practicing physicians including 8,121 primary care doctors and nearly 8,683 specialty doctors.

Top Cities for Gastric Bypass Surgery in Minnesota

Health Insurance in Minnesota

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 Plus 
  • HealthPartners 
  • Medica 
  • UCare 
Gastric Bypass Minnesota