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5 out of 5 stars Weight Loss
After meeting with Dr Simpson and his staff I know beyond a doubt this is the place for me. Dr Simpson is a very caring doctor , he took all the time I needed and answered all my questions and helped me make the decision that was right for me , he is AMAZING , his patients in his lobby were so complementary of Dr Simpson and his staff. Once I was called back to do my introduction with his staff and Dr Simpson , I now know why Dr Simpson is so popular in the weigh loss field. I could not have picked a better practice , doctor , and location. I can not say enough about what it has meant to me to have such a caring supportive doctor. Thank you Dr Simpson for being my doc !
5 out of 5 stars Lap Band
Dr. Terry Simpson and his staff are amazing. I felt total confidence in them, and I love my Lap Band! Dr. Simpson was there before for consultations, after for fills, every step of the way. I was never shoved off to someone else. He also has a very calm demeanor, and is clear and concise. I always felt like I was safe and in good hands. The biggest part is when you are a "Simpson" Patient, he is always available to answer questions on his blogs or on Social Media or by email. He is very involved with his patients! :)
5 out of 5 stars Lap Band
A surgeon who cooks AND has a dry wit? How did I get so lucky?! I'm so grateful to have found Dr. Simpson. He literally changed my life with Lap Band surgery. He patiently answered all of my questions and never treats you as a number. He did my consult, he did my surgery, and he is the one you meet with for your appointments. He is the ONLY surgeon I would recommend. Thank you Dr. Simpson!
1 out of 5 stars Lap Band
Not only is the staff absolutely unprofessional, disorganized, rude, and completely inept, my experience with Dr. Simpson was horrible as well. I don't even know where to start. After having surgery done with another surgeon I realized just how horrible my experience was with Dr. Simpson. Not only was his bedside manner terrible he left me in absolute agony for months following my surgery. Now...
Dr. Simpson is the only one you deal with through everything! I love that!!
Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)
Awards & Recognition
Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: AB, University of Chicago
Medical: MD, University of Chicago
Graduate: SM, University of Chicago
Post-Medical School TrainingResidency: General Surgery, Virginia Mason Medical Center
Treatments offered at Southwest Weight Loss
Most popular answers from Terry Simpson, MD, FACS
Considering weight loss surgery with Ariel Ortiz. What happens if something goes wrong while in Mexico?
What happens if something goes wrong in the US? While knowing risks of surgery are important, it is also important to know what facilities they have.... READ MORE
You do not have the stomach left for that. You have had a bypass operation - it is far better than this - so best to now learn to cook, learn to eat -... READ MORE
You can go into starvation mode, but you cannot break your metabolism. You can increase your calories - using a ketogenic approach - making certain... READ MORE
Often when taking out the band the reflux will disappear - because there is scar tissue under the band. You will probably feel relief immediately.... READ MORE
I have developed GERD after getting the gastric sleeve. Should I get a bypass to resolve the GERD? (Photo)
Conversion is not always an answer to GERD, but more of a work up is needed. Why you are having GERD may be because of the opening of the hiatus... READ MORE
While you had C diff, chances are it is all gone and you should have no difficulty. However, they may change the pre op antibiotics that they give you... READ MORE
Water goes through the sleeve quickly and some are lucky to be able to drink a lot. That odes not mean it was done incorrectly, it just means you have... READ MORE
Lapband to Sleeve revision: Is it difficult to find a certified Dr that will remove (and revise) lap band's placed by others?
It depends on the type of insurance and if you have out-of-network benefits. If you have out-of-network benefits then it is relatively easy to find ... READ MORE
First is that some people return to the diet that led them to become a patient. Instead of using the band as an opportunity for change, and as a tool... READ MORE
Never guess your weight, measure it. But you do need to fix your chow. No fast food, no restaurant based food - instead increase your vegetables to 2... READ MORE
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