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Dr. Patrick Chiasson & Dr. Stephen Burpee

Patient Testimonials

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Dr. Patrick Chiasson's Testimonials

  • Riley

    "This surgery has done so many things that has helped me. Before my surgery, I weighed 450 pounds. I had no self esteem, didn't want to be seen in public, felt uncomfortable around women, and always depressed. Now, a year out of the bariatric surgery, I have a completely different outlook on life. I have never been happier, I always have a positive outlook on everything, and I am 100% more confident with women. Thanks to Dr. Patrick Chiasson, who made the decision to have the surgery even easier. To be honest, I skeptical about this surgery but after talking with Dr. Chiasson, I knew that I was making the right decision. All in all, I have gone from 450 pounds before my surgery, to 220 pounds today, one year out. This decision to have this operation was the best decision I could have possibly made, it added years to my life, a whole new attitude and a whole new outlook on life."

  • Penny H.

    "I would like to say that my writing skills cannot begin to express my sincere gratitude and admiration for Dr. Chiasson, his staff, and Gayle Duke, Northwest Hospital's bariatric surgery coordinator. Thanks to Dr. Chiasson's expert surgical skill, as well as his entire program, my life has changed dramatically! I began my journey to weight loss surgery in 2002 when I began researching online as well as discussions with my primary care physician, my family and others. Eventually I learned of Dr. Chiasson and the program he was formulating at Northwest Hospital. I was one of Dr. Chiasson's first bariatric patients in Tucson. Even though my family had some reservations about the program being new here, and urging me to go to Phoenix for the surgery, I soon learned that Dr. Chiasson... [Click here for more] is an expert in his field of laparoscopic surgery and I felt confident that I would be well taken care of here, as I definitely have been! I was very well informed by Dr. Chiasson of every aspect of what to expect regarding the testing, preparation for, the surgery itself, and the period after. I have lost 130 pounds since my surgery was performed. I was obese for more than 30 years, and was almost convinced I would never be thin again, or healthy. Now I can live my life in a "normal" way - I can sit comfortably in a restaurant seat, theater seat, aircraft seat, behind the wheel of a vehicle. And, of course, my health has improved dramatically. I am thrilled beyond words that I have been given a new life, thanks to the expert skill in surgery and care given to me by Dr. Chiasson. ***Age 15 thru 25 - 120 pounds ***Age 26 thru 56 - 277 pounds ***Age 57...down 130 pounds and healthy: PRICELESS!!!"

  • Maggie F.

    "(Dr. Chiasson's) bedside manner is impeccable and he has an uncanny way of making you feel like you're the MOST IMPORTANT person in the world to him; that he would do anything for you he possibly could... Dr. Chiasson is the BEST doctor I've ever had the privilege of knowing. He removed my gall bladder a year after my weight loss surgery and I entrusted him with my life twice... I am at goal now... He literally "gave me back my life!!!" Both his surgical competence and bedside manner are SUPER."

Dr. Stephen Burpee's Testimonials

  • Tonya R.

    "I had my Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy in March of 2006. I was amazed at how quickly I recovered from the surgery, and even more amazed at how my excess weight began to come off. I reached my goal weight in just under a year, and have now lost a total of 130 lbs. I have been easily maintaining my weight since March of 2007. I feel wonderful, and I have no problems from the surgery at all. My obesity related health problems have all disappeared. My knees and back no longer hurt, and I love being able to shop in the "normal" department. I know that my 4 children have benefited also, since their Mom can now keep up with them. Sometimes they have a hard time keeping up with me! Thank you Dr. Burpee and Dr. Chiasson."

  • Veronica E.

    "I met Dr. Burpee at my first WLS Seminar. When I spoke to him he was very friendly and answered my questions. After my initial consultation with him I knew that I had chosen the right doctor. Dr. Burpee's office staff is great. Everyone has been super helpful and very nice. Tracy has been there for me with all my questions over the past couple of years. I have always gotten a return call right away. Dr. Burpee and his office have been there for me every step of the way. If you are considering WLS in Tucson, AZ or even if you live close by, pleace attend a seminar at Northwest Hospital. Both Dr. Burpee and Dr. Chiasson are awesome doctors. They are both very friendly and easy to talk to."

  • Joann A.

    "I think Dr. Burpee is a great doctor. He really made me feel comfortable. When I have problems, I call the office and he returns my calls. He is very professional and I would not give him up for the world- very pleased with him."

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In 2018 our patients lost

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