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Dr. Steven C Simper 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. Steven C Simper has the following 4 expertise
- Gastric Bypass (Gastrojejunostomy)
- Biliopancreatic Diversion
- Morbid Obesity
- Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery)
Dr. Steven C Simper has 0 board certified specialties
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I had a gallbladder ans gastric bypass.he missed my gallbladder puting in my medical record i had no gallbadder, i was rushed to another hospital with a toxic gallbladder, i almost died. to top that off i had him fix a hernia the fix lasted 3 days and missed the second one he was surpose to do also, i was told that he lost focus. that proved it to me
36 Years Experience
University Of Utah School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1982
Kttc Medical Center Keesler
Dr. Steven C Simper accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- Altius Provider Directory
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
Regence Health Plans
- Regence Preferred FocalPoint
- SelectHealth Select Care
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
Locations & DirectionsRocky Mountain Associated Physicians, 1160 E 3900 S Ste 4100, Salt Lake City, UT
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