Finding a Good Gastric Bypass Surgeon in Nevada
More than 2.7 million people call Nevada home. This state has 36 hospitals scattered across its 110,567 square miles to serve its residents and visitors. Of these hospitals, MountainView Hospital in Las Vegas, Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno, and Southern Hills Hospital & Medical Center also in Las Vegas are often considered the top three hospitals in the state. MountainView offers 235 beds, Renown offers 608 beds, and Southern Hills has 134 beds available.
Nevada has three medical schools: the Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine in Henderson; the University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Medicine in Las Vegas; and the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine in Reno. When it comes to healthcare professionals, the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation reported that the state had more than 26,000 professionally active nurses in 2016. They also reported that Nevada had more than 2,800 primary care doctors and more than 2,800 specialty physicians making for a total of over 5,600 practicing doctors in the state.
Top Cities for Gastric Bypass Surgery in Nevada
Health Insurance in Nevada
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.
- Health Plan of Nevada (UnitedHealthcare’s HMO)
- Prominence (formerly Saint Mary’s HealthFirst)
- Anthem BCBS (HMO Colorado/HMO Nevada)
- Anthem BCBS (PPO, also called Rocky Mountain Hospital and Medical Service, Inc.)