Timothy R. Shope MD

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Timothy R. Shope, MD, Chief, Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery

Timothy Shope, MD, a bariatric surgeon, is chief of the Section of Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

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After Unsuccessful Bariatric Surgery, Revisional Surgery Can Help

by Timothy R. Shope, MD, Chief, Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery
May 28, 2019

Having bariatric surgery can be the beginning of a longer, healthier, and happier life for people with obesity, particularly those…

How we evaluate young adults considering bariatric surgery

by Timothy R. Shope, MD, Chief, Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery
December 22, 2017

Nearly 200,000 people get bariatric surgery each year in the United States, and about 1,000 of them are teenagers. The…