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The informational seminar was exactly what I expected. A lot of information was provided about the different procedures. The seminars are led by one of the 3 surgeons who perform the procedures. My session was led by Steven C. Simper.
Steven C. Simper, M.D., F.A.C.S
After reviewing the profiles of the 3 available doctors, I have chosen him as my my preferred surgeon based on his extensive experience. From a very reliable source, I have been told that his bedside manner kind of stinks compared to the other doctors available but that he is the best surgeon. I am not interested in hand-holding and am not looking to my doctor to be my source of emotional support. I want the Chuck Norris of surgeons and let's just say the mustache doesn't hurt the metaphor.
After attending the required information seminar with Rocky Mountain Associated Physicians I have decided that the Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass is the best fit for my situation and, among the 4 procedures offered, will serve as the best tool for my weight loss journey. Simper did a thorough job explaining each procedure, carefully listing the risks, benefits and general costs associated with each procedure. I appreciated the direct approach he took in answering questions asked.