Dr. Earl Fox, MD

Dr. Earl Fox, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. Earl Fox, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in West Richland, WA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from UNIV OF WA SCH OF MED in 1981 and specializes in bariatric surgery, bariatric medicine, and more.Read his story

4001 Kennedy Rd Ste 7

West Richland, WA 99353

Contact Information

(509) 960-2670

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Stomach Surgery
more than 66% of peers
more than 56% of peers
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
more than 47% of peers

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Dr. Fox's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Fox "Dr. Fox has been in practice since 1986. He went on to become one of the earliest surgeons to offer bariatric surgery using FDA-approved bands. Since then, he has specialized in adjustable gastric banding (also known as LAP-BAND®) and has performed more than 2,000 of these surgeries. His dedication and hard work have led his practice to grow, and Dr. Fox is proud to offer bariatric surgery services to patients throughout the West Richland, Washington area."

5  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Bariatric Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Fox does not have any board certifications listed.

6  Conditions Treated

  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Generalized Obesity
  • Obesity
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thrombosis

19  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Swedish Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fox's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fox to family and friends
10 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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Dr. Fox's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Really messed up my mother
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Dr. Fox and his staff have been nothing but WONDERFUL and AMAZING!! He has made my lap band surgery nothing but a success! I often wonder why I waited so long to do this! I have lost 90lbs in the last 10 months and feel great!! I have my life back, and will forever be greatfull to him! Dr.Fox...more
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