Dr. Douglas Krahn, MD

Dr. Douglas Krahn, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
49 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Douglas Krahn, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Riverside, CA and has been practicing for 16 years. He specializes in bariatric surgery and general surgery.

Western Bariatric, AMC

9041 Magnolia Ave Ste 202

Riverside, CA 92503
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Inland Empire Health Plan
  • Medicare
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Krahn performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
very high
more than 97% of peers
Sleeve Gastrectomy
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Krahn's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Krahn "We apply laparoscopic surgery techniques for nearly 100% of our bariatric surgery operations. Included in the program is a full spectrum of pre-and post-operative care, which is provided by a highly experienced and certified team. We will guide you through the necessary pre-surgical requirements, and we will train you in the tools fundamental to success after bariatric surgery."

2  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

18  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University California
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Loma Linda University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Loma Linda University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Holy Cross Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Krahn has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Krahn does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Krahn and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

St. Bernardine Medical Center

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2018 Five Star Recipient for Bariatric Surgery

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Dr. Krahn's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Krahn to family and friends
178 total reviews (41 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (178)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Krahn's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (41)

No issues of concern. Staff explained everything so detailed and constant left nothing for the doctor.
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Lifesaver! Best office, should of done it sooner.
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I am very happy with my surgery. My sleeve surgery was done August 30 2016 and I am down from 410 to 260. Thanks Dr Krahn and Chin.
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Staff is always amazing and super helpful.
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Everyone is very nice and respectful. The doctor is awesome.
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