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Bariatric Surgery Services

Losing weight can be difficult. If you are struggling with obesity and related health problems, and you have tried unsuccessfully to lose weight, bariatric surgery may be right for you.

Our UCI Health weight-loss team offers you the most successful and least invasive weight-loss surgery options. After weight-loss surgery at UCI Medical Center, our patients safely shed excess pounds and experience a dramatic improvement in weight-related health problems.

Our highly skilled team — which has earned recognition from OptumHealth™ and the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association for delivering the highest quality and safest bariatric care — also specializes in managing complications from previous weight-loss surgery. 

When you come through our UCI Health doors, we work with you to develop a treatment plan tailored to your individual needs.

For more information or to schedule a consultation, please call us at 888-717-4463 or complete our online appointment request form ›

Our board-certified UCI Health bariatric surgeons offer a variety of procedures to help patients achieve their weight-loss goals.

Our team specializes in the following procedures:

During and after weight loss, our team works with you to ensure your health and comfort, including body contouring to remove excess skin.

If you have had a weight-loss procedure performed elsewhere, we also specialize in revisions of prior weight-loss surgery. Patients sometimes may need a second surgery because of poor weight loss, regained weight or complications from the original surgery.

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Our UCI Health weight-loss surgeons specialize in the most advanced, minimally invasive weight-loss procedures in Orange County, including the Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, laparoscop

The UCI Health multidisciplinary bariatric surgery team includes nationally regarded gastrointestinal surgeons and an international authority on body contouring after massive weight loss, as well as experienced anesthesiologists, nurses, psychologists and patient coordinators.

We also work closely with the UCI Health Weight Management Program, which offers physician-supervised weight control programs at UCI Medical Center in Orange and Gottschalk Medical Plaza in Irvine. The program is run by a professional staff that includes registered dietitians and certified exercise specialists who specialize in treating and educating significantly overweight or obese patients.

The weight management program emphasizes reducing risk factors for disease, behavioral change, nutrition and physical activity for long-term health management. For more information, call 714-456-8633 or 949-824-8770.

Our weight-loss team includes:

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Check your BMI

If your BMI is 30 or higher, you may be a candidate for bariatric surgery. If your BMI is under 30, but are still struggling with your weight, our Weight Management Program can help you achieve your goals.

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Schedule a consultation

If your BMI is 30 or higher, schedule a consultation with the Bariatric Surgery Services team. Call us at 888-717-4463 to get started.

Attend an information session

Our free information sessions are offered on the third Tuesday of every month. During this session, you will learn about bariatric surgery options, and the pros and cons of each. Information sessions are also an opportunity to meet other bariatric surgery patients and ask questions about life before, during and after bariatric surgery. No registration is required. To attend, find a class date that works for you ›

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