Dr. Michael A. Snyder, MD

Dr. Michael A. Snyder, MD

Bariatric Surgery | Male | 52 years old

Dr. Snyder's weight loss surgery training is both comprehensive and methodical. He believes that ...Read more

Denver Center for Bariatric Surgery
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2014 Five Star Recipient for Bariatric Surgery

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  • Internship Hospital
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  • Fellowship Hospital
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      Dr. Snyder accepts 14 insurance carriers

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      14 Insurance Carriers Accepted*

      • Aetna
      • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield
      • Cigna
      • Cofinity
      • Coventry Health Care
      • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
      • Health Net
      • Humana
      • MultiPlan
      • PHCS
      • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
      • Tricare
      • UnitedHealthCare

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      4.3 based on 29 responses
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      • Helpfulness
         (29)
      • Staff
         (29)
      • Scheduling
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      Experience with Dr. Snyder
      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
         (29)
      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
         (29)
      • How well provider listens and answers questions
         (29)
      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
         (29)
      Dr. Snyder's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
         (29)
      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
         (29)
      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        10 – 15 minutes (27)
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      Dr, Snyder was organized, compassionate, highly competent and the best bariatric surgeon in Colorado. He knows what he is doing and is surrounded by a highly professional group of people who get the job done. He exceeds expectations.
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      Specialties

      • Bariatric Surgery
      • General Surgery
      • Medical Weight Management

      Board Certifications

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      • General Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Appendicitis
      • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
      • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
      • Generalized Obesity
      • Hernia
      • Hypertension
      • Incisional Hernia
      • Inguinal Hernia
      • Intestinal Obstruction
      • Obesity
      • Overweight
      • Pediatric Obesity
      • Pediatric Overweight
      • Surgical Weight Loss
      • Umbilical Hernia
      • Ventral Hernia
      • Weight Gain
      • Weight Loss

      Procedures Performed

      • Adjustable Gastric Banding
      • Appendectomy
      • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
      • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
      • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
      • Esophageal Surgery
      • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
      • Gastric Banding
      • Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
      • Gastric Bypass Surgery
      • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
      • Gastric Sleeve Surgery
      • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
      • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
      • Laparoscopy
      • Nutritional Counseling
      • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
      • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Port Placements or Replacements
      • Port Removal
      • Post Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery
      • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
      • Revision Surgery
      • Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery
      • Sleeve Gastrectomy
      • Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic
      • Small Bowel Surgery
      • Stomach Surgery
      • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Weight Loss Management

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      • 0
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      • 0
        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        University of Miami / School of Medicine

        Graduated in 1991

      • Internship Hospital
        Oregon Health Sciences University
      • Residency Hospital
        Oregon Health Sciences University

        Completed in 1997

      • Other Education
        Preceptorship

        Completed in 1998

      Awards & Recognition

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        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      Dr. Snyder's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Bariatric Surgery
      • Board certified in General Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Snyder's Office & Staff

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      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Snyder

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Snyder's Care Philosophy

      Dr. Snyder's weight loss surgery training is both comprehensive and methodical. He believes that  in the appropriate patient  the surgical treatment of morbid obesity is the essential therapy that can cure a myriad of ills.