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About Dr. Erik Throop
Dr. Erik Throop, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Evansville, IN. He has 21 years of experience. His specialties include Bariatric Medicine and General Surgery. Dr. Throop is affiliated with HealthSouth Deaconess Rehabilitation Hospital, Deaconess Hospital Inc and The Heart Hospital At Deaconess Gateway Llc. He speaks English.
Dr. Erik Throop 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.
Dr. Erik Throop has the following 1 expertise
- Gastric Bypass (Gastrojejunostomy)
Dr. Erik Throop has 1 board certified specialty
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Dr. Erik Throop is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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Dr. Throop is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
HealthSouth Deaconess Rehabilitation Hospital
Deaconess Hospital Inc
The Heart Hospital At Deaconess Gateway Llc
Select Specialty Hospital-Evansville
Deaconess Cross Pointe Center
St Mary's Medical Center - Evansville
Deaconess Gateway Hospital
St Mary's Warrick
The Women's Hospital
Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Specialty Care Hospital
21 Years Experience
Indiana University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1992
Dr. Erik Throop accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- Anthem Blue Access PPO
- Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
- Anthem IN Pathway X Bronze Direct CACA HIX
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS IL PPO
- Ambetter from MHS HIX
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
Encore Health Network
- Encore Health Network
- First Health PPO
- Health Alliance HMO/POS
- Health Alliance PPO
- HealthLink PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- IU Health EMPLOYER PLAN
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
PHP Northern IN
- PHP Select with Encircle
SIHO Insurance Services
- SIHO Network
- Sagamore Plus
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
Locations & Directions520 Mary St, Evansville, IN
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