Most of the bariatric surgeons in the area WILL NOT take other patients due to insurance concerns. I found this out 4 years ago when I moved here. I think Dr. Schlesinger takes other doctor's patients but I don't know anymore. I am having all my labs done through my PCP who will get me established with a surgeon if I need it. I believe he works with Blackstone but that's the only way to get in to her. Good luck on finding a surgeon. I believe if you call around, you can find one. I think there's a doctor at Mayo who will also take other patients but I don't know his name. Sorry I'm not more help but I haven't had the need to find another surgeon as my PCP is very knowlegeable about what's needed for my care.
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