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Dr. John J De Barros Is this you?

About

Dr. John J De Barros, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Tempe, AZ. He has 24 years of experience. His specialties include Bariatric Medicine. Dr. De Barros is affiliated with Tempe St Lukes Hospital. He speaks English.

Specialties

Dr. John J De Barros 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.

  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Differenceâ„¢.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2016)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2016)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Expertise

    1 Expertise

  • Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery)
  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    24 Years Experience

  • University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1994

  • Somerset Medical Center

    Residency

  • Nearby Doctors

    Dr. John J De Barros is similar to the following 3 Doctors near Tempe, AZ.