- Gastric Surgery: Group of procedures performed by surgeons with similar skills–an operation to remove a portion or all of the stomach; or complete removal of the entire stomach through a surgical incision; or the surgical removal of a portion of the stomach through a surgical incision; or the removal of a portion or all of the stomach through a scope rather than an open incision; or bariatric (obesity) surgery: group of procedures performed by surgeons with similar skills to remove or bypass portions of the stomach and/or small intestine, either an open surgery, or through a laparoscope that is passed through the abdominal wall where surgery is designed to reduce total food intake and promote weight loss.
- Find the best surgeons — Checkbook has identified as having better-than-average outcomes based on analysis of more than four million surgeries done for hospital inpatients by more than 50,000 surgeons.
Gastric/Bariatric (Obesity) Surgery
|Dr. Jan Franko||Surgery||
411 Laurel St #2100
Des Moines, IA 50314
|Dr. Daniel Robert Kollmorgen||Surgery||
1212 Pleasant St #211
Des Moines, IA 50309
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