Q. What bariatric surgeries are covered by insurance in Fort Myers and Naples, FL?

Most insurance companies including Medicare and Medicaid will cover gastric sleeve, gastric bypass and other bariatric and general surgeries. Please keep in mind that while most insurances offer some sort of weight loss surgery coverage, your individual policy will include details of what is covered and what is not. Some policies exclude weight loss surgery all together. At Surgical Healing …

Surgical Healing Arts Center Accepting American HealthCare Lending for Gastric Bypass Surgery

Surgical Healing Arts Center is now offering patients access to American HealthCare Lending, which offers loans from $1,000 to $34,000 for “out-of-pocket” healthcare costs, announced Dr. Moses K. Shieh, D.O., owner and one of two bariatric surgeons at the Fort Myers-based weight-loss and bariatric surgery center. American HealthCare Lending provides financing services via an online platform that allows healthcare professionals …

Surgical Healing Arts Center staying nimble by understanding the patient, Kelsey Vest, Practice Manager

Surgical Healing Arts Center staying nimble by understanding the patient, Kelsey Vest, Practice Manager Growth comes from within an organization, people change, not the organization itself. To continue to grow within the ever-changing world of healthcare we need to be present, ensure we are listening to everything around us, tap into the current surroundings and be mindful of what is …

Sleeve Gastrectomy Surgery Can Be a Life-Changer

Since 1994, there has been a significant increase in morbid obesity among adults and children in the U.S, and rates continue to remain high. In fact more than 35 percent of adults and about 17 percent of youngsters age 12 to 19 are medically diagnosed as obese. The incident of being extremely overweight led the American Medical Association to declare …

Fort Myers Dr. Moses Shieh featured in national medical publication

Article describes efficacy of bovine pericardium in treating hernia patients FORT MYERS, Fla. (Oct. 24, 2014) – Bariatric surgeon Dr. Moses K. Shieh of Surgical Healing Arts Center, a weight-loss and bariatric surgery center in Fort Myers, was a featured author in the September 2014 issue of Bariatric Times Magazine. The national publication is a leading source of medical information …

FDA Approves Non-Surgical Gastric Balloon

We are excited to announce that in August 2015, the FDA recently approved the Gastric balloon (filled with saline) for weight loss (also known as:“stomach-filling balloon”, “stomach balloon”, “balloon pill”, and “balloon-in-a-pill”,”Non-Surgical Gastric Balloon”).  Dr. Moses Shieh and his team will be one of the few centers in Southwest Florida (from Naples, Fort Myers, Cape Coral to Port Charlotte, Florida) …