AboutDr. John De Barros, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Tempe, AZ, with other offices in Tempe, AZ and Tucson, AZ (and 2 other locations). He has 22 years of experience. His specialties include Bariatric Medicine and General Surgery. Dr. De Barros is affiliated with Tempe St Luke's Hospital, Surgical Specialty Hospital of AZ and Gulf Coast Medical Center. He speaks English.
Dr. John De Barros 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.
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
- Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery)
Dr. De Barros is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Tempe St Luke's Hospital
1500 S Mill Ave
Tempe, AZ 85281
- Surgical Specialty Hospital of AZ
- Gulf Coast Medical Center
Arizona Surgical Hospital
6501 N 19th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85015
Mercy Gilbert Medical Center
3555 S Val Vista Dr
Gilbert, AZ 85297
- Hospital Of Central Connecticut
18701 N 67th Ave
Glendale, AZ 85308
Banner Estrella Medical Center
9201 W Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85037
- Hospital Of Central Connecticut, The, New Britain CT
Arizona Heart Hospital
1930 E Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85016
West Valley Hospital Medical Center
13677 W McDowell Rd
Goodyear, AZ 85395
CHANDLER REGIONAL Medical Center
475 S Dobson Rd
Chandler, AZ 85224
22 Years Experience
University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1994
Somerset Medical Center