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Dr. Grant Searles Is this you?

About

Dr. Grant Searles, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Anchorage, AK, with another office in Anchorage, AK. He has 24 years of experience. His specialties include Bariatric Medicine and General Surgery. Dr. Searles is affiliated with Providence Extended Care Center, Alaska Regional Hospital and Providence Alaska Medical Center. He speaks English.

Specialties

Dr. Grant Searles has the following 2 specialties

  • Bariatric Medicine

    Bariatric medicine focuses on the causes, prevention and treatment of obesity. Bariatric specialists are trained in medically supervised weight loss and the management of obesity as a chronic condition. These specialists are skilled in various disciplines that help patients lose weight and obtain optimal health.
    The field encompasses dieting, exercise and behavioral therapy, anti-obesity medication, pharmacotherapy and surgery. Bariatric specialists might be from surgical backgrounds and perform obesity-related operations or they might be nutrition and hormone focused, prescribing diet and exercise plans as well as weight loss medications.
    Patients defined as obese or having unhealthy Body Mass Indices (BMI) have much greater risk of heart disease, diabetes, asthma, sleep apnea, hypertension, many types of cancer and chronic musculoskeletal problems.
    One subspecialty of bariatrics is the focus on the correlation between obesity and mortality.

  • General Surgery

    A surgical specialist is a physician who has additional training in a specific area of surgery.
    The American Board of Medical Specialties acknowledges the following surgical specialties: general surgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery, colon and rectal surgery, obstetrics and gynecological surgery, neurological surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngological surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, urological surgery, and vascular surgery.
    Some procedures are performed by more than one type of specialist. Also, some surgeons may choose to specialize in specific procedures within their specialty area. For example, a plastic and maxillofacial surgeon may specialize in performing rhinoplasty procedures.

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    (2015)

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    (2015)

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    (2015)

  • Expertise

    2 Expertise

  • Gastric Bypass (Gastrojejunostomy)
  • Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery)
  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Searles is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Providence Extended Care Center

    4900 Eagle St
    Anchorage, AK 99503

  • Alaska Regional Hospital

    2801 Debarr Rd
    Anchorage, AK 99508

  • Providence Alaska Medical Center

    PO Box 196604
    Anchorage, AK 99519

  • Providence Alaska Med Ctr, Anchorage, Ak
  • Education

    24 Years Experience

  • Oregon Health & Science University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1993

  • Uc Davis Medical Center

    Residency

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