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Dr. Earl Fox, MD

Bariatric Surgery ·  Male · Age 67

Dr. Fox

Greater Columbia Bariatric Sgns

4001 Kennedy Rd Ste 7 West Richland, WA 99353

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(509) 960-2670


Dr. Earl Fox, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in West Richland, WA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med in 1981 and specializes in bariatric surgery, bariatric medicine, and more.


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Dr. Fox accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Access
Blue Access PPO
Blue Advantage
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Advantage Plus HMO
Blue Advantage PPO
Blue Card
Blue Card PPO
Blue Care Connection PPO
Blue Care HMO
Blue Care Network
Blue Care Network Advantage
Blue Care Security HMO
Blue Care Security PPO
Blue Choice
Blue Choice HMO
Blue Choice PPO
Blue Cross
Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Preferred
Blue Preferred PPO
Blue Select
Federal Employee Program
Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
First Choice Health
First Choice Health POS
First Choice Health PPO
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Group Health Cooperative
Premera Blue Cross
Heritage Signature
Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oregon POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oregon PPO
Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Traditional Participating Plan
Uniform Medical Plan Classic
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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Dr. Fox's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Obesity
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fox treats Obesity more than 49% of his peers

Dr. Fox treats this condition more than 49% of his peers

Stomach Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fox performs Stomach Surgery more than 46% of his peers

Dr. Fox performs this procedure more than 46% of his peers

Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fox performs Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery) more than 34% of his peers

Dr. Fox performs this procedure more than 34% of his peers

Dr. Fox's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Adjustable Gastric Banding
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Benign Tumor
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastrotomy
  • Generalized Obesity
  • Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Obesity
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thrombosis
  • Weight Loss Management

Dr. Fox's Reviews

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4.7

Based on 12 reviews

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1 Star
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Dr. Fox is very thorough and knows his stuff. He takes the time to explain and genuinely cares for his patients.
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Dr. Fox is so knowledgeable. He is genuinely refreshing. I enjoy my appointments which are easy to get into. He has changed my life for the better.
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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 always takes his time while explaining everything that may be going on! I know I can call at any time with questions and get the needed answers!! Thank you all, so very much!!!
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About Me

Biography

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 perform...

Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Bariatric Medicine
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

Swedish Med Center
Residency Hospital
1981
Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med
Medical School
1981

Languages

  • German
  • English

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73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)