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Gastric Bypass Mississippi

Finding a Good Gastric Bypass Surgeon in Mississippi

Nicknamed “The Magnolia State,” Mississippi has a population of nearly 3 million people spread out over 48,434 square miles. This southern state has 95 hospitals to service its population. Baptist Memorial Hospital, Magnolia Regional Center, and Garden Park Medical Center are just a few of the hospitals often considered the best in the state. Baptist Memorial, Garden Park Medical Center, and several other hospitals in the state do offer patients bariatric weight loss surgery programs.

There are two medical schools in Mississippi: the University of Mississippi School of Medicine in Jackson and the William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Hattiesburg. As of 2016 the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation reported that the state had 41,325 professionally active nurses. They also reported that Mississippi had 6,096 practicing physicians including 2,958 primary care doctors and nearly 3,138 specialty doctors.

Top Cities for Gastric Bypass Surgery in Mississippi

Health Insurance in Mississippi

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.

  • Humana
  • Magnolia/Ambetter
Gastric Bypass Mississippi