Finding a Good Gastric Bypass Surgeon in Texas
Texas, with a population of 26.4 million people, currently has 404 hospitals in the region. The best hospital in the “Lone Star State” is Houston Methodist Hospital. It is nationally ranked in ten adult specialties and rated as high performing in nine procedures/conditions. The second-highest rated hospital in the state is the Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center. It is nationally ranked in six adult specialties and two children’s specialties, as well as high performing in five procedures/conditions.
Texas is home to twelve medical schools including the Baylor College of Medicine, the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine, the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas. As far as professional healthcare workers, the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation reported that in 2016, the state had a total of 59,579 practicing physicians. Of those physicians, 28,482 were primary care doctors and 31,097 were specialty doctors. The state also had more than 316,000 professionally active nurses.
Top Cities for Gastric Bypass Surgery in Texas
Health Insurance in Texas
The following insurance company may cover gastric bypass surgery. However, patients considering gastric bypass surgery should contact the insurance company to discuss their policies and coverage details.
- AmBetter (Celtic)
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
- CHRISTUS Health
- Community Health Choice
- FirstCare (SHA)
- IdealCare (Sendero)
- Prominence Health First