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About Dr. Donald J Straub
Dr. Donald J Straub, DO is a Doctor primarily located in Tampa, FL. He has 28 years of experience. His specialties include Bariatric Medicine. Dr. Straub is affiliated with St Joseph's Children's Hospital of Tampa, University Community Hospital Inc and St Petersburg General Hospital. He speaks English.
Dr. Donald J Straub has the following 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.
- Breast Diseases
- Colonic Diseases
- Critical Care
- Colon Cancer
- Endoscopy (Endoscopic Surgery)
- Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
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Dr. Straub is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
28 Years Experience
Nova Southeastern University
Graduated in 1990
Polyclinic Medical Center
Dr. Donald J Straub accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- AvMed Empower
- AvMed Engage
- Avmed Choice
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS Florida myBlue
- Florida Blue BlueCare HMO
- Florida Blue BlueOptions
- Florida Blue BlueSelect
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA LocalPlus
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
Coventry Health Care
- Coventry FL Employer Group HMO Open Access
- Coventry FL Employer Group PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
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Locations & DirectionsBay Care Medical Group Gastroenterology, 4301 N Habana Ave, Tampa, FL
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