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About Dr. Patrick M Chiasson
Dr. Patrick M Chiasson, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Tucson, AZ. His specialties include Bariatric Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Chiasson is affiliated with Diamond Childrens Medical Center and Northwest Medical Center. Dr. Chiasson has received 1 award. He speaks English.
Dr. Patrick M Chiasson 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.
- Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
- Gastric Bypass (Gastrojejunostomy)
- Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
- Weight Loss
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Took me two years to finally decide on making the biggest change in my life only to have an uncaring Bozo pop almost all my balloons! Avoid Dr. Chiasson, he is not very good with dealing with poor people. I have done my part the last five months; the office has called me once during that time!?* Embarrassed and let done....don't go here.
Dr. Chiasson is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Dr. Patrick M Chiasson accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA LocalPlus
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- Health Net AZ PPO HSA
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana National POS
- Humana Tucson HMOx
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
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Locations & DirectionsArizona Weight Loss Surgery, 6320 N La Cholla Blvd Ste 380, Tucson, AZ
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