Dr. W Oakley, MD

Dr. W Oakley, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
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Age 66
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Dr. W Oakley, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Boise, ID and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from University Of Colorado At Denver in 1978 and specializes in bariatric surgery.

333 N 1st St Ste 120

Boise, ID 83702

Contact Information

(208) 381-7190

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna

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Top Care Areas

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

Stomach Surgery
very high
more than 93% of peers
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
very high
more than 88% of peers
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
high
more than 85% of peers

Dr. Oakley'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. Oakley "W. Christian Oakley, MD has been practicing surgery in Boise for more than 25 years. The most experienced bariatric surgeon in Idaho, Dr. Oakley performed the first minimally invasive weight loss operation in the state (laparoscopic gastric bypass) in 2001, and has since performed more than 1,000 such procedures. Dr. Oakley is board certified by the American Board of Surgery, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. He is a member of the active staff at St. Luke's Medical Center in Boise, where he is a past president of the medical staff."

1  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Oakley does not have any board certifications listed.

1  Conditions Treated

7  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Idaho.

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.

Education

  • University Of Colorado At Denver
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Vt Med Center Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Virginia Mason Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Vt Med Center Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Oakley has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Oakley has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Oakley's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Oakley to family and friends
16 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Oakley's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Not a very close bedside manner but otherwise he is AWESOME & THE BEST BARIATRIC DOCTOR I HAVE MET. HE IS THE BEST BOARD CERTIFIED & Director that i hAVE EVER TRUSTED. WITHOUT THIS SURGERY I WOULD HAVE DIED ALREADY--IT SAVED MY LIFE. THANK U SO MUCH DR. OAKLEY--NO ONE CAN EVER REPLACE YOUR...more
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I got the surgery five years ago had no issues with it; he is awesome.
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If you listen to Dr. Oakley and do what you're suppose to do, you can lose weight and keep it off. I'm well over 10 years out, and I lost over 130 lbs. I have maintained my weight successfully with this surgery by following his instructions. Dr. Oakley is a terrific doctor.
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