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Dr. William Y Asihene 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.
- Gastric Bypass (Gastrojejunostomy)
- Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery)
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Dr. Asihene has a reputation for overcharging and scheduling bogus appointments to milk his patients and their insurance companies out of large sums of money. He left his native country where doctors are desperately needed to come to America to get rich. And that's exactly what he's doing at the EXPENSE of his patients.
Dr. Asihene is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
23 Years Experience
Temple University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1995
Dr. William Y Asihene accepts the following insurance providers.
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Options PPO
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Locations & DirectionsLexington Surgical Associates, 10 Medical Park Dr Ste 2, Lexington, NC
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