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We offer online informational seminars that are designed to help you better understand the weight loss surgery options we offer, insurance coverage, the requirements before surgery, and what to expect after surgery to help you in the decision making process.
Weight loss surgeries are performed at our sister hospital, Marian Regional Medical Center in Santa Maria. Our physicians and staff will be with you every step of the way on your weight loss journey, from our introductory education session and physician consultation, to nutrition counseling, weight loss surgery and post-surgery support.
Our team has expertise in various bariatric surgeries. We will discuss each procedure with you in order to determine which one is best.
Learn more about the team of professionals that will be with you on your weight loss journey, every step of the way.
The physical, emotional, and health benefits of weight loss surgery can put life on a whole new path. See how these patient’s lives have improved after weight loss surgery.
It's important to know you are in the most qualified, skilled hands when considering any type of major surgery.
Answers to common questions about weight loss surgery.
Patients who choose bariatric surgery to help them lose weight can achieve long-lasting weight loss. Here you'll find important facts about obesity and weight loss surgery.
Complex Bariatric Cases and Revisions
Edward Felix, MD, FACS, Senior Bariatric Consultant & Surgeon for Dignity Health Central Coast, discusses complex bariatric cases and revisions.
Carol McCloskey, MD, FACS, Bariatric Surgeon, Marian Regional Medical Center, discusses gastric bypass surgery.
Weight Loss Surgery Institute - Patient Education 2019
Carol McCloskey, MD, FACS, Bariatric Surgeon, Marian Regional Medical Center, discusses the topic of weight loss surgery.
Weight Loss Surgery Institute - Patient Post-Op Exercise
John Malinowski, ATC, CET, Fitness Trainer - Dignity Health Weight Loss Surgery Institute, discusses and demonstrates patient post-op exercise.
Pre-Op Patient Education / Dietary Guidelines
Kim Blanton, BSN, RN, Bariatric Program Coordinator, discusses bariatric patient education. Maggie Evans, RD, MS Kinesiology, Dietician, discusses the dietary restrictions and guidelines.