Dr. Wes Powell, MD
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Bariatric Surgery | Male

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Biography

Dr. Wes Powell, MD is a bariatric surgery doctor who practices in Pasadena, CA. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 31 years. Dr. Powell is affiliated with Methodist Hospital of Southern California and Huntington Memorial Hospital.

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    Dr. Powell accepts 18 insurance carriers

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    Dr. Powell's Reviews

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    4.6
    based on 35 total surveys (3 with reviews)
    Dr. Powell's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      EXCELLENT
    • Explains condition(s) well
      EXCELLENT
    • Answers Questions
      EXCELLENT
    • Time well spent
      EXCELLENT
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      EXCELLENT
    • Office environment
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    • Staff friendliness
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    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
    Patient Reviews (3)
    in Glendale, CA |
    My daughter went into emergency with gall bladder stones, the emergency doctor said she need surgery immediately. I was given a list of surgeons to call. After calling several and being told it would be 2 to 3 weeks before she could get an appointment, I called Dr. Powell's office. They not only saw her first thing the next day, they organized surgery that afternoon. They were kind, thoughtful and supportive. Dr. Powell explained thoroughly and was wonderful. I can't thank them enough.
    in Glendale, CA |
    I just came back from my consultation with Dr. Powell and I could not have left their office any more pleased. I absolutely loved the staff! Ms. Debbie and Ms. Donet (I'm sure I spelled that wrong), were BEYOND helpful and were most definitely helpful. I explained to them that this was my 4th doctor visit regarding trying to get weight loss surgery and they were equally and genuinely as frustrated for me as I was. I truly do believe they will do their very best to have Dr. Powell be my final dr!
    Absolutely a pleasant experience!!! Dr. Powell and staff are AWESOME!
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    Dr. Powell's Care Philosophy

    Contracted with most insurance. Caring office enviorment

    Dr. Powell'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

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors
      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    Board Certifications

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    • General Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Appendicitis
    • Colon Cancer
    • Gallbladder Diseases
    • Gallstones
    • Hernia
    • Hiatal Hernia
    • Obesity

    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio

      Graduated in 1986

    • Residency Hospital
      Huntington Mem Hospital

      Completed in 1987

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Bariatric Surgery
    • General Surgery
    • Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Abdominal Surgery
    • Appendectomy
    • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Gallbladder Removal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Surgery
    • Gastric Bypass Surgery
    • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
    • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
    • Gastric Sleeve Surgery
    • Gastrotomy
    • Hernia Repair
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Minimally Invasive Surgery
    • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
    • Sleeve Gastrectomy
    • Stomach Surgery