Weight Loss Surgery Providence RI

Obesity is a common problem in our country. In fact, the CDC reported that roughly 2/3rds of American adults are overweight.The treatment of obesity is tricky, especially if the problem is not caused by an endocrine or metabolic abnormality. In recent years, minimally invasive weight loss surgery has become more popular.

Caroline J Plamondon, MD
(401) 272-6602
One Randall Square
Providence, RI
Business
Cosmetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
Specialties
Cosmetic Surgery
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: Blue Cross Blue ShieldUnited Heathcare of New EnglandTuftsFirst Health
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Workmens Comp Accepted: Yes
Emergency Care: Yes

Doctor Information
Primary Hospital: Women and Infants' Hospital
Residency Training: University of Montreal Affiliated Hospitals
Medical School: University of Montreal School of Medicine, 1991
Additional Information
Member Organizations: Rhode Island Medical Society American Society of Plastic Surgeons American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association Rhode Island Medical Women's Association
Languages Spoken: English,French

Data Provided by:
Caroline J. Plamondon
(401) 272-6602
120 Dudley Street
Providence, RI
Specialties
Cosmetic Surgery
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


Data Provided by:
Jack R. Bevivino
(401) 521-9290
120 Dudley Street
Providence, RI
Specialties
Cosmetic Surgery
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


Data Provided by:
Patrick K. Sullivan
(401) 831-8300
235 Plain Street
Providence, RI
Specialties
Cosmetic Surgery
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


Data Provided by:
Lee Edstrom
(401) 331-2303
2 Dudley Street M.O.C.
Providence, RI
Specialties
Cosmetic Surgery
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


Data Provided by:
David Barrall
(401) 274-0700
151 Waterman Street
Providence, RI
Specialties
Cosmetic Surgery
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


Data Provided by:
Pamela M. Antoniuk
(401) 274-2840
120 Dudley Street
Providence, RI
Specialties
Cosmetic Surgery
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


Data Provided by:
Lawrence P. Bowen
(401) 331-4140
100 Dudley Street
Providence, RI
Specialties
Cosmetic Surgery
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


Data Provided by:
Richard Zienowicz
(401) 453-0120
2 Dudley Street
Providence, RI
Specialties
Cosmetic Surgery
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


Data Provided by:
Gordon Bruce Davis, MD
(425) 258-9586
593 Eddy St
Providence, RI
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med, Seattle Wa 98195
Graduation Year: 1974

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The Scoop on Weight Loss Surgery

Q: I am a 37 year old male from Orlando, Florida. I have been overweight most of my life which has kept me from dating. I am seriously considering gastric bypass surgery but have heard that there are other, less invasive procedures that show better results. Do you know of them and if so, what are the pros and cons of both?


 

Obesity is a common problem in our country. In fact, the CDC reported that roughly 2/3rds of American adults are overweight.The treatment of obesity is tricky, especially if the problem is not caused by an endocrine or metabolic abnormality. In recent years, minimally invasive weight loss surgery has become more popular. Compared to a traditional gastric bypass, the procedure is done with a laparoscope instead of a single, large incision. And according to information from the University of Chicago Medical Center, patients report less pain and fewer complications such as: wound infection and hernias.

Remember, any surgical procedure comes with potential complications and it is very important to discuss your options in depth with a health care professional.


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