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About Dr. James B Ray

Dr. James B Ray, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Bloomington, IN. He has 26 years of experience. His specialties include Bariatric Medicine. Dr. Ray is affiliated with IU Health Bloomington Hospital. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

7 Ratings with 1 Comment

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James B Ray is Great. Dr. James B Ray has been rated by 7 patients. From those 7 patients 1 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. James B Ray is 3.7 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Center For Advanced Laparoscopic And Bariatric Surgery

502 W 2nd St
Bloomington, IN 47403
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Dr. James B Ray 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.

  • Expertise

    1 Expertise

  • Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery)


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Dr. Ray put in my lap band in 2012. On November 20th of 2017 my lap band had to be removed because it slipped. Causing all manner of problems. My new physician told me that she never does lap bands due to the problem of slippage and causing ulcers and other problems. My new doctor tells me that gastric bypass is far safer for obese people. That no one over 300lbs should get a lap band. I’m no longer that size but having the band removed was worse then getting it. Wish I had done the gastric bypass instead of the band. And then he left town without notifying his patients.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    26 Years Experience

  • University Of California Irvine School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1992

  • University Of Colorado Health


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. James B Ray accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Encore Health Network
    • Encore Health Network
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • PHP Northern IN
    • PHP Select with Encircle
  • SIHO Insurance Services
    • SIHO Network
  • Sagamore Health
    • Sagamore Plus
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Locations & Directions

Center For Advanced Laparoscopic And Bariatric Surgery, 502 W 2nd St, Bloomington, IN
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