Scottsdale Bariatric Surgeon
9377 East Bell Road, Suite 207
Scottsdale, Arizona 85260 US
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5 out of 5 stars Weight Loss

LOVE THE NEW ME !! Thanks Dr Simpson !! - Scottsdale, AZ

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

Love my Lap Band! Have Kept my Weight off for Years Now!

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

Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired... - Scottsdale, AZ

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

Complete Disaster. Scottsdale, AZ

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...

Hoping to Be Sleeved - Scottsdale, AZ

Dr. Simpson is the only one you deal with through everything! I love that!!

*Your results may vary. Any specific claims or permanence length of results vary for each patient and are not guaranteed.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Surgery - General

Memberships

American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)

Awards & Recognition

RealSelf Top Doctor

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: AB, University of Chicago
    Medical: MD, University of Chicago
    Graduate: SM, University of Chicago
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: General Surgery, Virginia Mason Medical Center

Treatments offered at Southwest Weight Loss

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B12 shots? Is it worth it? Main goal is to lose 20 pounds not sure if this will help?

B12 shots are not weight loss shots.  They do not help you lose weight, and if you get too much B12 in you it can lead to blood clots in your legs. ... READ MORE

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

Weight gain after sleeve. Hunger back. What to do? Getting fat. hospital lucked much of help after sleeve done.

Weight loss is not operation dependent - it is dependent on what changes you make after or before an operation. My suggestion - increase vegetables,... READ MORE

What should be expected after having the intragastric balloon removed?

Removing them is fairly simple- like putting them in. In terms of a diet plan - no, but I would recommend looking into the ketogenic diet if you dont... READ MORE

Can someone try the Orbera balloon if they've previously had a gastric bypass?

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

I want to know who can help me to fix my extremely broken metabolism? It's really bad

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

Gastric Sleeve after lap band?

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

Considering bariatric surgery leaning towards sleeve. Advice?

Reducing weight, not the type of surgery, is what helps diabetes.  Have your gallbladder checked with an ultrasound and if it is not an issue then ... READ MORE

I am 29 years old. BMI 45, 5 foot 6, 265 pounds. Can I get a gastric sleeve surgery?

You meet the standard criteria for weight loss surgery and should check with a local bariatric (weight loss ) surgeon.  To be eligible you do not ... READ MORE

Qualifications
Experience
Practicing for 26 year.
Board Certifications
Board-certified by the American Board of Surgery - General
Memberships
American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)
Awards & Recognition
RealSelf Top Doctor
Education
  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: AB, University of Chicago
    Medical: MD, University of Chicago
    Graduate: SM, University of Chicago
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: General Surgery, Virginia Mason Medical Center

Treatments offered at Southwest Weight Loss


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5 out of 5 stars Weight Loss

LOVE THE NEW ME !! Thanks Dr Simpson !! - Scottsdale, AZ

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

Love my Lap Band! Have Kept my Weight off for Years Now!

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

Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired... - Scottsdale, AZ

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!



B12 shots? Is it worth it? Main goal is to lose 20 pounds not sure if this will help?

B12 shots are not weight loss shots.  They do not help you lose weight, and if you get too much B12 in you it can lead to blood clots in your legs. ... READ MORE

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

Weight gain after sleeve. Hunger back. What to do? Getting fat. hospital lucked much of help after sleeve done.

Weight loss is not operation dependent - it is dependent on what changes you make after or before an operation. My suggestion - increase vegetables,... READ MORE

What should be expected after having the intragastric balloon removed?

Removing them is fairly simple- like putting them in. In terms of a diet plan - no, but I would recommend looking into the ketogenic diet if you dont... READ MORE

Can someone try the Orbera balloon if they've previously had a gastric bypass?

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

I want to know who can help me to fix my extremely broken metabolism? It's really bad

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

Gastric Sleeve after lap band?

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

Considering bariatric surgery leaning towards sleeve. Advice?

Reducing weight, not the type of surgery, is what helps diabetes.  Have your gallbladder checked with an ultrasound and if it is not an issue then ... READ MORE

I am 29 years old. BMI 45, 5 foot 6, 265 pounds. Can I get a gastric sleeve surgery?

You meet the standard criteria for weight loss surgery and should check with a local bariatric (weight loss ) surgeon.  To be eligible you do not ... READ MORE

Treatments offered at Southwest Weight Loss

Treatments offered at Southwest Weight Loss

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