Dr. Howard Mccollister MD

  • Bariatric Medicine Crosby, MN

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About

Dr. Howard Mccollister, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Crosby, MN, with other offices in Crosby, MN and Crosby, MN. He has 40 years of experience. His specialties include Bariatric Medicine. Dr. Mccollister is affiliated with Cuyuna Regional Medical Center, Riverwood Healthcare Center and St Josephs Medical Center. He speaks English.

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Howard Mccollister has the following 2 areas of expertise and 1 specialty.

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.

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320 E Main St Central Lks
Crosby, MN 56441

318 E Main St
Crosby, MN 56441

320 E Main St
Crosby, MN 56441

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