Hospital Reviews(Minneapolis, MN) - University of Minnesota Fairveiw
Surgeon: Henry Buchwald M.D., Ph.D.
I saw Dr. Buckwald On March 21, 2001. It was a group meeting. The dietian did the first part, she explained the diet and said he does 2 different surgery and she then explained them. I am having the duodenal Switch surgery. The doctor came in for the 2nd half of the meeting and explained the 2 surgerys, afterwards we met with him for a few minutes. He asked me what kind surgery i wanted and I told him the DS. He asked me why and I told him my reasons. he gave me a business card and told to call danette the next day to get the insurance going. I called and she gave me a DATE!!! It is May 22nd of 2001. I go back for pre-op tests one week before surgery.. Danette sent in my insurance stuff that same day and it was approved the next day!!!!
bc/bs blue plus, Minnesota Care
Blue Plus was great! They received my stuff from Dr. Buckwald office on thrusday and I had a letter from them the following thrusday! They didnt require any pysch evaluations or Dietitian. I did write them a letter about my daily living problems and I had done a past diet history. The Doctor did not ask for these. I just wrote on my own. Blus plus rocks.