Daniel Farkas, M.D., F.A.C.S.

General Surgery
Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Bariatric Surgery

1650 Selwyn Ave, #4E Bronx, NY 10457


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In order to get your patients to surgery, there are a few parts of the puzzle that you can help with. Part of it is medical, in evaluating your patient's medical ability to withstand surgery. The other part is unfortunately administrative. Most insurance companies require a letter from the patient's primary care physician which includes the patient's weight history, diet history, and a statement of the fact that they are a good candidate for bariatric surgery.

Please don't hesitate to call our office if there is any help that we can provide. We recognize that there is a certain amount of work on your part to get the patient approved, and we (and the patient!) appreciate it.




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