Have you considered improving your health with bariatric surgery? Dr. Danny Shouhed is a highly respected bariatric surgeon with an excellent reputation for his phenomenal results. If you are looking for a bariatric surgeon that accepts Cigna PPO insurance in Los Angeles, come see us at Danny Shouhed, MD.
Dr. Shouhed and our bariatric team offer a wide assortment of bariatric surgery options. Each patient is unique, and the best weight-loss surgery solution may differ for each patient. Our bariatric center offers the traditional gastric bypass as well as sleeve gastrectomy and duodenal switch. We also perform revision bariatric surgery to remove lap bands or change from one type to another for improved results.
The first step in determining whether bariatric surgery is right for you is discussing it with your primary care doctor. Before being referred to a bariatric surgeon, most patients who want to explore bariatric surgery will need to meet certain criteria, including BMI, comorbidity conditions and other factors.
Insurance Coverage for Bariatric Surgery
If you have Cigna PPO insurance and receive a referral for bariatric surgery from your doctor, our team at Danny Shouhed, MD, can help you on your journey. Dr. Shouhed has had outstanding success with thousands of patients who have changed their life for the better with weight-loss surgery. Our team can work with you to determine what criteria are needed for your bariatric surgery to be covered under your Cigna PPO policy.
Cigna PPO insurance policies generally do cover bariatric surgery, but there may be a select few that do not. Most Cigna PPO policies will require the patient to have a BMI of 40 or higher or a BMI of 35 or higher combined with at least one comorbidity. However, you will need to check your specific insurance plan and discuss approval for the surgery with your primary care physician.
If you are looking for a bariatric surgeon that accepts Cigna PPO insurance in the Beverly Hills or Los Angeles, CA area, contact us at Danny Shouhed, MD. We can schedule a consultation with Dr. Danny Shouhed to discuss whether bariatric surgery is right for you.