Tyler Bedford Bariatric Surgeon MD

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    Dr. Tyler Bedford, Bariatric Surgeon

    Tyler Bedford, MD is a board-certified general surgeon specializing in bariatric surgery at the Summa Health Weight Management Institute. He earned his medical degree from St. George's University School of Medicine in the West Indies on the Caribbean Island of Grenada. He went on to complete an internship at Northside Medical Center in Youngstown, Ohio and his general surgery residency at the Western Reserve Care System. He is fellowship trained in advanced laparoscopic and bariatric surgery at the Summa Health Akron City Hospital. Dr. Bedford is an associate fellow of the American College of Surgeons (ACS).

    He is dedicated to providing weight loss surgery patients with the education and support needed for their long-term weight loss success. As a bariatric surgeon, Dr. Bedford is deeply committed to supporting the bariatric surgery community and is a contributing author on ObesityHelp.

    Bariatric Surgery in Northeast Ohio with Dr. Bedford

    Surgery is a tool to combat a chronic systemic medical condition known as obesity. Like any tool, knowing how to use it and when to use it makes the job a success. Continued follow-up at a center of excellence will give you all the information necessary to combat the vicious cycle of obesity and finally put an end to it. - Dr. Tyler Bedford

    As a compassionate and highly-skilled surgeon, Dr. Tyler Bedford helps his patients meet their weight loss goals while also improving their health. He has extensive experience in performing abdominal laparoscopic surgery and minimally invasive weight loss surgery. He offers the following bariatric surgery procedures: Roux-en-Y (RNY) Gastric Bypass, Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG), and the Lap-Band.

    Dr. Bedford performs bariatric surgery at the Summa Health System Akron Campus which is an accredited comprehensive center through the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP). This designation acknowledges that our program meets the rigorous national standards for patient safety and bariatric care.

    Weight Loss Surgery in Akron, Ohio with Dr. Bedford

    Located in the Great Lakes Region, the Summa Health Weight Management Institute in Akron, Ohio is ready to help you on your weight loss journey. If you're ready to take the first step in reclaiming your life and would like more details on weight loss surgery with Dr. Tyler Bedford, we invite you to schedule a telephone appointment with us to learn more about our program.

    Your next step will be to watch our online seminar. Viewing the online seminar is a required step before scheduling your one-one-on-one evaluation with the surgeon. At the end of the seminar video, there will be a link to a form, where you can submit your information to schedule the in-person appointment.

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