Dr. W Oakley, MD

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Dr. W Oakley, MD
Dr. W Oakley, MD is a bariatric surgery doctor who practices in Boise, ID. He is 66 years old and has been practicing for 39 years.

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Dr. Oakley's Care Philosophy

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.

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Dr. Oakley's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Oakley to family and friends
3.4
based on 16 total reviews (3 with comments)
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)
in Meridian, ID |
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 SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE. LINDA Mascroft.
in Caldwell, ID |
I got the surgery five years ago had no issues with it; he is awesome.
in Boise, ID |
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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Dr. Oakley's Care Philosophy

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.

Dr. Oakley'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
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  Malpractice claims in Idaho not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Conditions Treated

  • Obesity

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Colorado At Denver

    Graduated in 1978

  • Internship Hospital
    Vt Med Center Hospital

    Completed in 1979

  • Residency Hospital
    Virginia Mason Med Center

    Completed in 1983

    Vt Med Center Hospital

    Completed in 1980

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Stomach Surgery