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Dr. Kumaran Chinnappan, MD

Dr. Kumaran Chinnappan, MD

Age 51 Bariatric Surgery M
(52) 52 reviews

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Dr. Kumaran Chinnappan, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Saint Louis, MO. Dr. Chinnappan completed a residency at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center. He currently practices at ARCH BARIATRICS and is affiliated with Mercy Hospital Jefferson. He accepts multiple insurance plans. Dr. Chinnappan is board certified in General Surgery.


  • Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, Residency Hospital
  • American Society Of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Fellowship Hospital — 2015
  • American College Of Surgeons, Fellowship Hospital — 2013
  • Geisinger Medical Center, Fellowship Hospital — 2010
  • Fellowship Trained In Weight Loss Surgery, Other Education — 2010
  • Singapore General Hospital/National Cancer Center, Fellowship Hospital — 2002

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare

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  1. Arch Bariatrics

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      Arch Bariatrics
      10007 KENNERLY RD, Saint Louis, MO 63128 Existing Patients: (314) 858-6172

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I had weight loss surgery May9,2018 my starting weight was 298 and I am now 115 and trying not to loose any more weight dr chinnapan was awesome and I'm greatful for him and his staff I have my life back and I can spend time with my grandchilderen
Wendy Tucker — Oct 23, 2020
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Dr. Chinnappan frequently treats Obesity, Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery), and Gastrectomy.  

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Hospital Affiliations

  • Mercy Hospital Jefferson
  • Mercy Hospital South