Losing weight can be difficult, but it is easier when you have the proper medical tools to help you succeed. If you are significantly overweight and need help to achieve a healthier lifestyle, bariatric surgery may be right for you. If you are looking for a bariatric surgeon that accepts United Healthcare PPO insurance in the Los Angeles, CA area, come see us at Danny Shouhed, MD.
Weight-loss surgery is a tool that has a very high success rate, especially when completed by a highly experienced bariatric surgeon like Dr. Danny Shouhed. When combined with improved eating habits and exercise, patients can quickly lose excess weight. Dr. Shouhed offers several different types of weight-loss surgery options, including:
- Gastric bypass
- Sleeve gastrectomy
- Duodenal Switch -SIPS-SADI
- Revision bariatric surgeries
- Gastric balloon
Determining the best bariatric surgery for each patient depends on many different factors. BMI, health conditions and personal preference can all be factors in deciding which procedure will best fit the patient.
Insurance Coverage for Weight-Loss Surgery
If you have United Healthcare PPO insurance, you may have coverage for bariatric surgery. While each policy is different, many policies do cover some bariatric procedures. At Danny Shouhed, MD, we accept some plans offered through United Healthcare, including:
- United Healthcare PPO
- United Healthcare through Leprino Foods PPO
You will need to receive a referral from your primary care doctor for bariatric surgery in most cases. Depending on your policy, you may need to meet BMI and health condition requirements and complete pre-surgery programs. Our team will work with you and your primary care provider to help you on your journey to a healthier life through bariatric surgery.
If you are ready to explore weight-loss surgery to improve your health, Dr. Danny Shouhed is one of the best bariatric surgeons in the country. Our office accepts United Healthcare PPO insurance, and we would be privileged to help you begin your journey to a healthier life with bariatric surgery. Contact our office in Los Angeles to schedule your consultation.