Our Center in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, has put together a package price which includes surgeon's fee, anesthesiologist's fee, and all hospital charges, including as many days as are necessary (usually 1-3). This price is $13,500.
Our price for laparoscopic gastric bypass is currently $19,500. This includes the surgeon fee, assistant surgeon, anesthesiologist, and 2-night stay in a bariatric center-of-excellence hospital (not a surgery center). This price also includes post-operative support such as regular visits with our registered dietician and psychologist, healthy cooking classes, and support groups.
The cost of a gastric bypass operation varies widely across the country. In general, the lowest prices can be found in cities where there are multiple weight loss surgeons as the hospitals and surgeons will lower their price to attract more patients. I think $20,000 is a reasonable estimate around the country, but again this will vary widely.
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There are regional differences in costs wih gastric bypass but generally costs are broken down into three parts. These are: professional component (doctor), hospital costs, and anesthesia. In Houston the total cost at this time is somewhere between 21 to 22K. This covers three hospital days which is the standard lenght of stay for a patient having this type of surgery.
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