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Dr. Philip R Schauer 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.
Dr. Philip R Schauer has the following 25 expertise
- Gallbladder Diseases
- Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
- Reflux Surgery (Fundoplication)
- Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
- Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
- Gastric Bypass (Gastrojejunostomy)
- Liver Diseases
- Gastrointestinal Surgery
- Stomach Stapling (Gastroplasty)
- Digestive System Abnormalities
- Hiatal Hernia
- Binge Eating Disorder
- Morbid Obesity
- Weight Loss
- Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery (Cholecystectomy)
- Metabolic Syndrome X
- Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
- Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
- Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
- Galbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Dr. Philip R Schauer has 0 board certified specialties
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Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018)
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.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2015)
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.
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors (2017, 2018)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® are specialists who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top medical specialists throughout the country who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise. Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® are specialists who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top medical specialists throughout the country who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise.
32 Years Experience
Baylor College Of Medicine
Graduated in 1986
University Of Texas Health Science
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Locations & DirectionsThe Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH
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