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Walter Medlin Bariatric Surgeon M.D., F.A.C.S.

8 yr Experience

8 yr in Bariatrics

17 yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

8 yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

70% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 18


21 Reviews for Walter Medlin
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I was Dr. Medlin's 5th lap band at St. Mary's in Duluth. He did a wonderful job on the surgery. I fell through the cracks though. Did not keep up with band fillings.

March 29, 2011, Updated: April 6, 2011
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Thank you, thank you, thank you Dr. Medlin!

Even though he is no longer in Duluth,MN at St. Mary's, I am certain that anyone who has him could not ask for a more caring or competent surgeon.

The St.Mary's staff is also very supportive, knowledgeable, and caring. St. Mary's is a great choice for your WLS.

Cheers!
~Rhonda LeGros

Sept. 8, 2009
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I was given Dr. Medlin as my surgeon after having seen Dr. Pitt (and him taking some time off)..I first saw Dr. Medlin the previous January at the information session. I loved his calming persona...he joked around to make me at ease, all while remaining professionalrnrnI would rate him as a top notch surgeon, compassionate about his patients and excellent at his \"craft\". Unfortunatly St. Mary's hospital is losing him...but I will be forever thankful for his profound positive effect on the rest of my life. He is a truly compassionate and caring health care professional.

July 7, 2009
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My first impression was: he is very personable & honest.rnrnThe office staff is very friendly & willing to help you meet the requirements needed to be approved for surgery.rnrnThe risks of surgery were discussed in length.rnrnDr. Medlin rates a 10.rnrnSurgical competence & bedside manner mean a great deal & both are great.

June 13, 2009
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I met Dr. Medlin June 11, 2008. Dr. Medlin and his staff are very thorough. I just want to say what a terrific doctor Dr. Medlin is. Great bedside manner, answers all questions he's just great! Thank you Dr. Medlin for this new tool you've given me.

Jan. 6, 2009
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Dr. Medlin was super nice and supportive
I went alone for my consultaion and the staff were great and so supportive of me being there alone.
I was nervous until I walked into open arms :D

Nov. 19, 2008
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I havent gotten to the point yet where I meet my surgeon but as soon as I do meet him I will let everyone know.rnrnI did watch a video online that he did and he seems very likeable and friendly.

April 25, 2008
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Dr . Medlin and his staff were very friendly and helpful during the entire process. I would recommend the Duluth Hospital to anyone.

Feb. 17, 2008
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I was very happy with Dr Medlin. He takes the time to patiently answer questions and set you at ease. The staff at the clinic are wonderful, complimentary and caring. I would highly recommend Dr Medlin and his staff.

Feb. 11, 2008
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Met Dr. Medlin and felt very comfortable with him. He calls me Miss Lauer!

Jan. 13, 2008
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