Top Rated Surgeons

What does it mean to be Top Rated? Surgeons listed on this website who display the Top Rated Weight Loss Surgeon seal are Board-Certified Surgeons that specialize in weight loss surgery, and have the necessary training, credentials & skills for practicing safe surgery on patients.

Our Top Rated Weight Loss Surgeon seal is their endorsement.

With so many weight loss surgeons to choose from, patients often have difficulty finding a surgeon with excellent qualifications. 1800mySurgeon has facilitated the process of finding and researching Board-Certified Surgeons that specialize in weight loss surgery. Our Top Rated Weight Loss Surgeon endorsement is our way of assuring patients that the Board-Certified Surgeons have outstanding skills and experience.

1800mySurgeon endorses weight loss surgeons as Top Rated surgeons. Only Board-Certified Surgeons that specialize in weight loss surgery have met the requirements to be Top Rated Weight Loss Surgeons. They have gone through the required surgical education and training, have passed regulated comprehensive exams, and adhere to a strict code of ethical conduct. Board-Certified Surgeons have:

  • Completed 4 years at an accredited medical school
  • Completed 3-5 years of surgical training
  • Valid medical license
  • Passed oral and written examinations

Board-Certified Surgeons that specialize in weight loss surgery are also members with one of the following renowned organizations:

  • The American Society of Bariatric Surgery (ASBS)
  • The American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP)
  • The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
  • The American Board of Bariatric Medicine (ABBM)

Board-Certified Surgeons that specialize in weight loss surgery have the necessary skills, knowledge and training to safely perform some or all of the following weight loss surgery procedures on patients:

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Duodenal Switch
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • REALIZE Band
  • Lap Band®
  • Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
  • Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Body Lift After Gastric Bypass

1800mySurgeon checks each surgeon's background before giving them a Top Rated seal. We make sure the surgeon has no malpractice judgment and is practicing with a clean license, by checking all professional references and credentials. Once a surgeon receives the Top Rated seal, they need to maintain their high level of patient care and professionalism. They are then continually monitored through patient surveys and follow up inquiries.

1800mySurgeon is dedicated to making your surgical experience successful. Having confidence in your surgeon will give you the peace of mind you need to focus on your goals, your surgery and your recovery. Knowing that your surgeon is board-certified, competent and recommended can also give your family and loved ones the assurance they need that your health and safety are the most important priorities.


Please take a moment to browse our gallery of surgery photos, read articles written by our distinguished surgeons, or view surgery videos. You can also search for a board-certified surgeon in your area or ask one of our experts a surgery question. 1800mySurgeon.com is your trusted source for a variety of useful surgery resources. Can't find what you are looking for? Email us or call Toll Free 1-800-mysurgeon (697-8743) and let us help you!