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Gastric Bypass Surgery With Hiv

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HIV+ and gastric bypass surgery

I have a patient that is HIV+ and wants gastric bypass surgery. He has been turned down by three surgeons simply d/t his HIV status. Do you know of any surgeons who are doing gastric bypass on HIV+.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...There is no reason to not perform surgery on someone who is HIV+ if they are in reasonable medical condition. I cannot recommend a specific surgeon to you since that depends on location, insurance, Read more »

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