Top Doctors 2015: Bariatric Medicine and Surgery


Surgeons, gastroenterologists, psychiatrists and nutritionists work in weight-loss medicine, which includes supervised diet and nutrition, exercise and lifestyle changes, medications and surgery to help patients achieve a healthy weight

Jeffrey Hunter, M.D., laparoscopic, general surgery, surgery for obesity; Virginia Mason Federal Way Medical Center, 33501 First Way S., 253.874.1604; Virginia Mason Medical Center; University of Cincinnati, 1983

Jeffrey T. Landers, M.D., bariatric surgery, achalasia and hiatal hernia; Group Health Bellevue Medical Center, 11511 NE 10th St., 425.502.3450; Group Health Cooperative, Overlake Hospital Medical Center; Case Western Reserve University, 1997

Thien Nguyen, M.D., metabolic and bariatric surgery, minimally invasive and robotic surgery, gastrointestinal surgery; Overlake Medical Clinics Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery, 1231 116th Ave. NE, Suite 515, Bellevue, 425.467.3957; Overlake Hospital Medical Center; University of Southern California, 2002

Brian Sung, M.D., bariatric surgery; Swedish Medical Center, Heath Building, 801 Broadway, Suite 800, Seattle, 206.215.2090; Swedish Issaquah Highlands Campus, 751 NE Blakely Drive, 425.658.5246; Swedish Medical Center; Boston University, 2006